our story here on Rover as one example.LongJump today unveiled two new services, Javelin and Relay. Relay provides a social interface to business apps, and with Javelin, turns these custom apps into standalone mobile apps - both with no coding skills required. This enters an increasingly crowded market (see
Javelin will enable a variety of smartphones to access corporate data, including iOS and Androids, and do so with a native look and feel of the phone. It includes simple workflow programs that can be easily created by dragging and dropping elements to assemble the application. The app will be available first for Android users. Relay has the look and feel of a Facebook or Twitter news feed (see the screen shot above) that is increasingly being used for a variety of social enterprise applications to show real-time visibility and activities.
"We migrated from Salesforce.com after three years to LongJump because it was simply too expensive," says Dawn Pieke, marketing manager at Hirease, a nationwide specialist in employee screening . "LongJump is easy to use, while still being rich in functionality, and the customer service is extraordinarily helpful and personable."
Both apps are available in different formats, either hosted or on private servers. LongJump PaaS is available at $30/user/month. LongJump Online
Database has plans ranging from $19/month for 2 users to $500/month for
50 users. Licensed versions of the platform for private use ranges from
$60,000 to $120,000.