Alpha Software Receives an Honorable Mention in Gartner's 2018 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise High-Productivity Application Platform as a Service

Alpha Software Also Cited in Recent Gartner Report as an On-Premise Platform

Press Release

May 15, 2018, Burlington, Mass. — Alpha Software Corporation, accelerating how developers build and deploy mobile and web business apps, today announced it has received an Honorable Mention by Gartner in the "Magic Quadrant for Enterprise High-Productivity Application Platform as a Service." 


According to the report, “Application platform as a service (aPaaS) is a PaaS offering that supports application development, deployment and execution in the cloud… High-productivity application platform as a service (hpaPaaS) solutions provide services for declarative, model-driven application design and development, and simplified one-button deployments.” According to Gartner, this market is growing quickly noting “High-productivity application platform as a service continues to increase its footprint across enterprise IT as businesses juggle the demand for applications, digital business requirements and skill set challenges.” 


While Alpha Software is viewed by customers as a powerful platform for developers, its value as an easy-to-use citizen development tool is also being recognized in the market. Alpha Software is proud to be mentioned in the report. Alpha Software technology allows citizen developers to collaborate with IT to accelerate  A Gartner report issued April 30th, “Assessing Microsoft PowerApps as a Citizen Developer Platform,” educates technical professionals on when PowerApps is an appropriate tool for citizen developers, Gartner Research Director Kyle Davis wrote:


“PowerApps is a public-cloud-only service. Organizations seeking to deploy apps on-premises will need to consider an hpaPaaS, which offers an on-premises platform.”

Alpha Software is proud to be mentioned in the Microsoft PowerApps report. Alpha Software technology accelerates digital transformation by allowing citizen developers and IT to collaborate to produce business apps optimized for smartphones. Alpha Anywhere is uniquely different from PowerApps because it can be deployed both in the cloud or on-premise, a capability particularly important to industries with governance, risk management and compliance requirements.


"Through our work with enterprise customers, Alpha Software understands that successful digital transformation must engage and empower the whole organization,” says Richard Rabins, CEO of Alpha Software. “Experienced IT developers or citizen developers in the-line of-business can only succeed at transforming the business in the mobile era if the product they’re using is built around how they work and their unique skills. This is where Alpha Software and its solutions shine.”

In addition to recent inclusion in Gartner reports, enterprises are also talking about their positive experience with Alpha Software on Gartner Peer Insights. Verified ratings and peer reviews of Alpha Anywhere from enterprise IT professionals are available on the Gartner Peer Insights website at:


The Alpha Software rapid application development and deployment platform, Alpha Anywhere, dramatically accelerates digital transformation for its customers and boasts and InfoWorld Technology of the Year award. Alpha Software products enable enterprises to harness the collective strength of the entire organization – both developers who can code and citizen developers who cannot code – to speed the development and deployment of mobile business apps. Product strengths include:

  • Low-Code and no-code solutions that allow companies to enable a wider range of companies to develop complex mobile and web business apps
  • The ability to easily connect to corporate systems of record
  • A robust API that can power complex applications and enterprise requirements
  • Built-in offline and security capabilities.

The product won the InfoWorld Technology of the Year award.


Gartner clients can access both reports online:


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About Alpha Software Corporation
Alpha Software products deliver significant productivity gains to developers of all levels building cross-platform mobile and web business apps. Alpha Anywhere is a front-end and back-end, low-code, rapid mobile application development and deployment environment. Alpha Anywhere applications showcase built-in offline capability, easy integration with existing data and applications, and advanced security. Developers and business leaders in thousands of organizations across one hundred countries have used Alpha Software products to cost-effectively deploy enterprise applications with outstanding user experiences. For more information, visit, or follow us on Twitter at @AlphaSoftware.

Alpha Software is a registered trademark of Alpha Software Corporation. All other product and company names and marks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.

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