SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today FileMaker, Inc. announced the release of its cloud-based platform for managing and running custom apps, FileMaker Cloud. The offering provides the simplicity, performance and reliability of the FileMaker Platform without having to spend time and resources deploying and maintaining a server. FileMaker Cloud will provide organizations looking to develop and manage custom apps with minimal administrative overhead, speedy deployment, low up-front costs and instant scalability. Learn more about FileMaker Cloud.
FileMaker enables businesses, both small and large, to quickly and easily deploy custom mobile apps that save time and money while creating efficiencies and better customer experiences. The company supports business transformation with innovative offerings such as the Idea to iPad Bundle and the free Service Business Toolkit. FileMaker Cloud is the next step in empowering organizations to streamline their operations and budget.
FileMaker Cloud is currently only available in the United States and Canada. Customers can sign up to be notified when FileMaker Cloud becomes available in other regions.
FileMaker Cloud provides secure, reliable access to custom apps using FileMaker Pro 15.0.2, FileMaker Go 15.0.2 and FileMaker WebDirect – all without administrative hassle. Data is managed by FileMaker Cloud and runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. Features of FileMaker Cloud include:
- Speedy deployment: No need to set up hardware and install software; up and running in 20 minutes or less.
- Network security: Supports industry standard SSL/TLS level encryption; comes with a 90-day trial SSL certificate and automates certificate management.
- FileMaker Cloud Admin Console: Provides a dashboard view of system and custom app performance with a user-friendly design.
- Separate data/configuration set up: Developers' FileMaker files are separated from their instance of FileMaker Cloud so that software upgrades, maintenance and service restart can be completed more quickly and easily.
Ann Monroe, vice president of worldwide marketing, FileMaker, Inc., said: "With FileMaker Cloud, custom app developers no longer have to spend time and effort installing and configuring servers. Our cloud offering allows them to focus on creating apps for their specific business needs without worrying about upfront hardware expenditures and ongoing server maintenance. Our customers can use FileMaker Cloud knowing they'll have the security and reliability they've come to expect with the FileMaker Platform."
Barry Russell, General Manager of Global BD, AWS Marketplace and Catalog Services, Amazon Web Services (AWS), said: "The AWS Cloud is used by organizations around the world to power their key applications and we're excited to see FileMaker Cloud customers benefit from the scalability and performance of AWS. FileMaker Cloud will also be available through the AWS Marketplace, offering customers an easy, fast way to procure and deploy the powerful offering on top of AWS in minutes."
About FileMaker, Inc.
FileMaker, Inc., an Apple subsidiary, delivers simply powerful software for easily creating custom apps that work seamlessly across iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac, and the web. Business teams use the FileMaker Platform to streamline their operational processes, boosting overall productivity. www.filemaker.com
© 2016 FileMaker, Inc. All rights reserved. FileMaker, FileMaker Go and the file folder logo are registered trademarks of FileMaker, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. FileMaker WebDirect is a trademark of FileMaker, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars and subject to change without notice.
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