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News • What we’re announcing • A new mobile development architecture: the DreamFactory Services Platform • Designed specifically for enterprise developers and the cloud • News goes live Tuesday, April 30, 7am pst • We kindly request you embargo the news until 4/30at 6am pst • Online media kit: www.dreamfactory.com/dspmedia
DreamFactory Software • History • Founded 2002 • Funded by NEA in 2006 • Series B Financing 2012 • Head office in Campbell, Calif. with a development center in Atlanta, Georgia • Rich-client pioneers • SOA, XML-RPC, SOAP, REST, JSON, etc. • Early adopter of Force.com, Intuit, Cisco, AWS and Azure • Special relevance of rich-client model for mobile app development • Engineering expertise designing client-service platforms • Enterprise pain points • Need for comprehensive, standards-based services palette • Need to lower software development costs and time to value • Need for application performance and enterprise grade security • Need to run platform on their cloud or data center
DreamFactory Services Platform • REST • and • JSON • Any Cloud • or • Data Center • HTML5 • or • Native • Our open source software package can be installed on any cloud or data center and managed with the tools you already use.
Powerful Services • SQL Data • User Admin • & SSO • BLOB Storage • Mobile • Services • Platform • External • Services • A comprehensive suite of services with support for awide variety of mobile application scenarios.
Any Client • Mobile • Services • Dev Kit • Standards-based REST interface supports both JSON and XML documents for HTML5 or native client technologies.
Any Cloud • Free developer account. Install on any data center or cloud computer. Move applications and data between platforms.
One Engineer • One Engineer • New • Install • Services • Platform • Design • User • Interface • Create • Client • Application • Delivery • Old • Server Team • Configure • Server & • Software • Design • Backend • Services • Create • Services • Interface • Design • User • Interface • Create • Client • Application • Test • Services • Interface • Delivery • Now a single engineer can build a mobile enterprise application without any server-side software development.
Better, Faster, Cheaper • For software developers • No need for server-side software development • Smaller teams for front end only, lower costs • Better user experience on mobile devices • Support for occasional connection • More secure than “roll your own” • Faster time to value • For system administrators • Less network traffic, lower mobile data bills • Apache License for your cloud or data center • Manage platform with familiar tools for AWS or Azure • Move apps between development, testing, and production • Lower cloud hosting cost for compute, storage, and transactions
Enterprise Security • Server-side characteristics • Open source code base + security audit • Buffer overrun and SQL injection aware • Runs on your cloud infrastructure • Client-side benefits • Comprehensive services palette • Single sign-on, user management, password hashing • Instant session updates for administrative changes • User roles and permissions • Control application visibility • CRUD access for SQL data objects • Expose BLOB storage systems by folder tree • Access to services with credential hiding
History • Improve communication between HQ and Retail • Cross-enterprise application ideally suited for a cloud approach • Global deployment dictated low network bandwidth approach • App sophistication required rich user experience • PaaS platforms fell short on price and performance • DreamFactory provides solution on SQL Azure • Service interface turns IaaS into superior PaaS alternative • Azure offered the best combination of cost, performance and agility • Client-to-cloud optimizes bandwidth, benefitting slow connections • 2000 users,17 countries, 9 clouds
Case Study • Modus Create • Software development agency with expertise in HTML5 • Looking for a more standardized back-end server • Wants focus on front-end user interface and user experience • DreamFactory Services Platform • One engineer built Corporate Address Book application in two months • Wrote HTML5 application in Sencha Ext JS framework • For desktop, tablet, and phone
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