Framehawk Named 'Cool Vendor' by Analyst Firm Gartner
Report on client computing for enterprises recognizes innovative, impactful solutions
SAN FRANCISCO, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Framehawk, Inc., an innovative start-up providing fast, secure mobile access to enterprise applications, today announced it has been included in the "Cool Vendors in Client Computing, 2013" by Gartner, Inc.,1 a prominent information technology and research firm.
A key theme common to all the solutions that Gartner recognized in the research is their "increased focus on managing the assets the enterprise truly cares about — applications and data — rather than the entire device and OS," according to the report. "This theme has swept through the enterprise mobility space over the past two years, and is now taking hold more broadly in enterprise client computing."
"We see our inclusion in the Gartner Cool Vendor report as a confirmation of our mission to make application mobilization fast, secure, and cost-effective for enterprises, " said Peter Badger, co-founder and CEO of Framehawk. "We believe mobility gives both application development and IT new and impactful opportunities to empower employees, including embracing Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives. We believe Framehawk gives enterprises a way to adopt mobility quickly and safely, without having to rewrite their portfolio of applications, yet still taking advantage of touch interfaces and the intuitive tablet user experience."
About Framehawk, Inc.
Framehawk provides a software platform that enables secure, high-performance application delivery to mobile devices. With Framehawk, organizations can immediately use corporate- or employee-owned iPads and other tablets without risking data leakage or compromising user experience.
To enable application mobilization, Framehawk uses a patented fast, secure, mobile-optimized protocol to communicate between applications and tablets, and an architecture that sends only pixels to the device, leaving the heavy-lifting processing behind the customer's firewall or in the cloud.
Framehawk's platform means existing applications of all types, including "thick" Windows applications, can be quickly and easily mobilized. Framehawk's secure mobile client supports touch and gestures without putting data on the tablet. The architecture also enables fast, secure delivery of new applications, including the latest HTML5 Web apps, with no browser incompatibility issues and without requiring secure containers or VPN to be deployed on the mobile device.
Framehawk was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, Calif. For more information on the company's application mobilization solution, go to: http://www.framehawk.com or follow @Framehawk on Twitter.
About Gartner Cool Vendors
Each year, Gartner identifies new Cool Vendors in key technology areas and publishes a series of research reports highlighting these innovative vendors and their products and services. The annual reports highlight emerging vendors that provide innovative technologies warranting attention from prospective customers. For more information, visit http://www.gartner.com/technology/research/cool-vendors/.
Cool Vendor Disclaimer
Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product, or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
 Gartner, "Cool Vendors in Client Computing, 2013," Terrence Cosgrove, Nathan Hill, Federica Troni, Mark A. Margevicius, Phillip Redman, and Neil MacDonald, May 3, 2013.
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