Connect with your customers wherever they are with mobile back-end as a service (MBaaS). Create tailored experiences based on your customers’ interests and behaviour. Reduce your time to market with cloud services, tools and DevOps designed for delivering mobile solutions.

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“When we started out with Hopper, in one day we were able to prototype our apps. Xamarin uses a portable class library, where we put all of our business logic and service calls. We were able to share almost 80% of the code.”

Derek Chan, Enterprise Mobility Architect, Alaska Airlines

Build once. Reach more customers, across any platform.

Write in one language and target any device, including iOS, Android and Windows, ultimately expanding your audience. Take advantage of your team’s existing skills. And save time by reusing code from existing mobile app development projects.

“Honeywell has innovation deeply rooted in its DNA. With Xamarin, we were able to innovate quickly with Android and iOS, taking into consideration the unique interaction and design principles of each platform.”

Mathew Stastny, Production Innovation Manager

Reuse code with Azure MBaaS.
Ship apps quickly with Azure mobile back-end as a service.

Deliver quality apps faster

Accelerate delivery time with MBaaS by finding and fixing bugs on any device before you release your app. Take advantage of thorough, automated testing with access to over 2,000 real devices in our cloud.

eBay Denmark
“Xamarin’s framework and Test Cloud plays a fundamental role in our continued effort to maintain the highest possible quality of our products and also in securing a short time to market.”

Niels Frydenholm, Senior iOS Developer

Get closer to your customers

Embrace DevOps when building your mobile apps and create reliable apps that your customers love. Use mobile back-end as a service to distribute beta versions and collect real-time data that drives continuous improvement. Identify any churn issues with your mobile app and get feedback from customers that you can act on to increase usage and retention.

National Instruments
“Now we unit-test each submission at check-in so that we find bugs immediately. Our code velocity is increased for two key reasons: we no longer have to halt submissions, and we have been able to improve code quality overall.”

David Fuller, Vice President of Application and Embedded Software

Use mobile app development to get customer feedback.
Trust Azure as your MBaaS solution.

Light up apps with proven mobile services

No two mobile apps are the same, but they all have building blocks in common. Use our tried-and-tested MBaaS solutions to accelerate your time to market. Let your developers focus on the app logic and let us take care of the plumbing.

“Integration with Xamarin Studio and Visual Studio, along with built-in functionality, made Azure Mobile Services the best choice for a mobile-services back end. Having the right tools and capabilities to put a stable, robust and functional solution together in two days is a great story.”

Jason Fox, Mobile Application Architect

Ensure that mobile apps perform like champions

Use popular Microsoft and partner DevOps solutions to quickly find and fix issues with your mobile apps. Find partner solutions in the Azure Marketplace.

Solution architectures

Application Insights App Service Phone & Tablet Offline sync HockeyApp Continuous integrationand deployment SQL Database Identity provider Blob Storage

Task-based consumer mobile app

A mobile back-end that is used by iOS, Android and Windows client apps. Use Xamarin or native client SDKs to build a mobile client app with offline sync support, including offline sync of image files. App Service Authentication is used to connect to an identity provider, and Azure Blob Storage is used to store images in a cost-effective and scalable way.

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Application Insights App Service Phone & Tablet Traffic Manager Other regions HockeyApp Notification Hub Continuous integrationand deployment Browser Identity provider Document DB Redis Cache Queue Blob Storage Function

Social mobile and web app with authentication

A mobile client app for social image sharing with a companion web app. The app back-end carries out background image processing using an Azure Function. The mobile client app works in offline mode, allowing you to view and upload images, even when you don't have a network connection.

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