What do Newsweek, Sega and Netflix all have in common? They are all hosting mobile applications in the cloud. That's right. More and more, business are turning to the cloud to host their mobile applications. Why? The explosion of smartphone adoption has led to the prioritization of mobile application development. And with mobile application developers in such high demand, business are searching for additional solutions that will allow them to innovate quickly and cost-effectively. Enter cloud computing technologies–like Engine Yard’s Platform as a Service. The mobile cloud has enabled developers and businesses to focus on application innovation--including on-demand news content, mobile gaming, and video streaming, in the case of the aforementioned companies.
The below infographic includes even more interesting facts about innovations in mobile cloud computing. Check it out and let us know where you think the mobile cloud is headed next.