A sense of pride is definitely what we feel at having been named Cool Vendor in “Application Development” for 2016 by Gartner. We see this award as recognition of our work, our expertise and our goal: leverage all our energy and expertise to offer you an application development platform that is simple and straightforward so that you can create high-performance apps quickly.

Becoming one of Gartner’s Cool Vendor’s is confirmation that a given product or service is seen as innovative by Gartner’s analysts. Five criteria are taken into consideration: the technology that the product or service features, the way this technology is used, the business model, the transformation the product or service bring about and what makes it innovative.

Wakanda’s aim is to transform the ways companies can deploy their mobile strategies, by both simplifying and standardizing mobile and web application production. The Wakanda platform makes it easier for you to design, develop and publish your app – all in the same working environment. Companies can use it to streamline their application development process while ensuring complete flexibility and a structured, reproducible process. The benefits include productivity gains, lower development costs and easier maintenance and upgrading.

We are very pleased to have been named by Gartner Cool Vendor 2016. This confirms our vision: to build an effective omnichannel application strategy; companies need the complete platform that gives them the freedom to create and industrializes the production of their applications without depending on technology or framework”, said Samir Salibi, Head of Marketing, Wakanda.

The Wakanda Platform’s 5 assets

  1. Take advantage of an open source approach and be agnostic with technologies,
  2. Get all the power of JavaScript to make developing your apps more straightforward,
  3. Bring all the development stacks together in the same working environment
  4. Reduce costs and production times
  5. Make mobility the core of your business

For more information on Cool Vendors, please read this Gartner post.


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