Appcelerator Nominated for Two GSMA Global Mobile Awards

Mountain View, California (EastBayDaily) — Appcelerator®, the leading mobile platform company, today announced GSMA has selected Appcelerator Titanium as a finalist for its Global Mobile Awards in both the Best Consumer Mobile Service and Best Cloud-based Technology categories. The awards recognize excellence, achievement and innovation in mobile communications, and winners will be announced at GSMA’s Mobile World Congress February 28th in Barcelona, Spain.

The Best Consumer Mobile Service award recognizes cross-platform, browser-based mobile web sites and mobile services for users in the areas of entertainment, as well as shopping, cloud-based storage and streaming services, messaging, location based services, mobile banking and more. The Best Cloud-Based Technology award recognizes an organization using cloud-based technologies to significantly change the mobile environment for GSM based service providers or end users. These should be innovative, smart solutions which improve the cost base for operators or provide new and enhanced services for users.

“Reflecting the intensity of competition and innovation across the mobile ecosystem, we saw a record 600 entries and an exceptionally high quality field of contenders vying for this year’s Global Mobile Awards,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “It is a significant achievement to have made the shortlist, and our warmest congratulations go to all the nominees announced today. We look forward to the unveiling of the winners at the Mobile World Congress next month.”

Appcelerator’s Titanium Integrated Mobile Platform is an open-source, JavaScript-based platform that enables companies of any size to quickly create rich, cloud-connected, cross-platform mobile applications using their existing Web development teams. The fully extensible Titanium Platform leverages over 5,000 native features for creating native iOS and Android apps as well as HTML5 mobile web apps.

“We are delighted that GSMA has recognized Appcelerator as an innovator and leader in the mobile development space,” said Jeff Haynie, CEO of Appcelerator. “As companies look to extend their mobile strategy, it’s integral that they be able to seamlessly develop cross-platform apps that integrate with the cloud and third-party solutions. Appcelerator is proud to help some of the world’s leading brands succeed in developing the next generation of mobile applications.”

About Appcelerator Appcelerator is the leading mobile platform company for thousands of companies who are seizing the mobile opportunity with more than 35,000 applications on 40 million devices. Appcelerator's Titanium Platform leverages over 5,000 mobile device and operating system capabilities to create native iOS and Android apps as well as HTML5 mobile web apps. Customers who standardize on the Titanium Platform get to market 70% faster and can quickly optimize mobile business results with analytics–driven insights into user behavior and app performance. The open and fully extensible Titanium Platform makes it easy to incorporate data, content and services from a variety of sources into mobile applications for best–of–breed capabilities. Appcelerator’s worldwide ecosystem includes 1.6M developers, and hundreds of ISVs and integration partners. Visit

About the GSMA The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide. Spanning 219 countries, the GSMA unites nearly 800 of the world's mobile operators, as well as more than 200 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset makers, software companies, equipment providers, Internet companies, and media and entertainment organisations. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events such as the Mobile World Congress and Mobile Asia Congress.

About the GSMA's Global Mobile Awards The Global Mobile Awards is the most highly sought after awards in the global communications industry. Established in 1996, the Awards attract entries from across the world and are judged by a panel of independent, highly respected experts. They are presented at the Mobile World Congress, the mobile industry's annual gathering of around 60,000 senior industry leaders, executives, media, analysts and influencers.

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