IBM® MobileFirst Platform Foundation, formerly known as IBM Worklight, helps organizations extend their business to mobile devices. It provides an open and comprehensive platform to not only build, but test, run and manage native, hybrid and mobile web apps. Available as an on premises or private cloud solution, IBM MobileFirst Foundation can help reduce both application development and maintenance costs, improve time-to-market and enhance mobile application governance and security. IBM MobileFirst Foundation is comprised of five components: IBM MobileFirst Studio offers leading tools for mobile app development that help maximize code reuse and accelerate development. IBM MobileFirst Server is mobile-optimized middleware that serves as a gateway between applications, back-end systems and cloud-based services. IBM MobileFirst Device Runtime Components offer runtime client application program interfaces (API) designed to enhance security, governance and usability. IBM MobileFirst Application Center enables you to set up an enterprise app store that manages the distribution of production-ready mobile apps. IBM MobileFirst Console is an administrative GUI designed to provide real-time operational analytics for the server, adapters, and applications and push services to help you manage, monitor and instrument mobile apps. With IBM MobileFirst Foundation you can: Build apps for any mobile operating environment and device with your preferred development approach – native, hybrid or mobile web. Connect and synchronize mobile apps with enterprise data, applications and cloud services, including IBM BlueMix™. Safeguard mobile security at the device, application, data and network layer. Manage your mobile app portfolio from a single central interface with detailed operational analytics. Utilize your own development tools.