New RhoMobile Suite 5.0 Offers Developer-Friendly Pricing

This press release was issued by Motorola Solutions Enterprise business prior to its acquisition by Zebra Technologies on Oct. 27, 2014. 

Cloud-based, cross-platform mobile app development tools address enterprise needs for less

SAN JOSE, Calif. – July 29, 2014 – Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) announces the release of RhoMobile Suite 5.0, a powerful set of application development tools for creating OS- and device-agnostic enterprise-class mobile apps, featuring per-developer subscription pricing. In an effort to align application developer needs with budget pricing, the new price structure allows developers to compare plans and use RhoMobile’s framework to deliver enterprise-class mobile applications without restrictions.

Using their existing web skills to build native mobile apps, developers can deploy RhoMobile Suite to write an app once and run it on any mobile device, any operating system. It is comprised of a complete set of tools for building, testing, debugging, integrating, deploying and managing enterprise apps. Developers can easily create apps using familiar web technologies, such as CSS3, HTML5, JavaScript and Ruby. These mobile development services are offered in the cloud and include hosted build, synchronization and application management.

KEY FACTS

  • RhoMobile 5.0’s new streamlined service model offers multi-tier transparent pricing including a free level and two paid subscription levels, Silver and Gold.
  • Rhodes, the basic app framework and RhoStudio are free to use. Both paid levels includes Rhodes and RhoStudio as well as RhoElements (enhanced enterprise features such as barcode reading and automatic data encryption), Cloud Build and the Visual Studio plug-in.
  • The new licensing has been rolled out along with the release of RhoMobile Suite 5.0 and is now available. Developers can purchase licensing through www.rhomobile.com and receive one month of free services. See the website for details.

 

SUPPORTING QUOTE
Mark Kirstein, senior director of Enterprise Software, Motorola Solutions
“As enterprises are all too aware, pricing for mobile development platforms has long been frustrating. With RhoMobile Suite 5.0, we’re making it much easier to evaluate our cross-platform tools and determine costs. Our core open-source framework, Rhodes, is free and if you choose advanced value-added features, you can easily upgrade and know your exact costs.”

SUPPORTING RESOURCES
Website:
RhoMobile
Website: RhoMobile Suite Pricing
Website: RhoMobile Launch Pad Developer Community

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