Author: Suhas Uliyar, Oracle VP Mobile Strategy
No Code API Authoring, Zero Footprint SSO, and SMS
I am delighted to announce the availability of Oracle Mobile Cloud Service, Version 3.1. Our goal with every release is to deliver high quality differentiating features. Mobile Cloud Service is ranked as a leader in Forrester Wave and now ranked leader in the IDC Mobile App Development Report. In this latest release, we are announcing Express API, an exciting new feature that allows you to design and author APIs, in less than 5 minutes without writing any code, Zero footprint Enterprise SSO a way to Authenticate and Authorize mobile users without the need to import them to Shared Identity Manager, and SMS notifications for engaging customers in Apps. In addition, we continue to innovate with our Bots platform and Advanced analytics coming soon. We are confident that these features will help your customers build amazing and differentiated apps faster and better than ever before.
Express API: Build APIs at Supersonic Speeds!
Zero Footprint SSO
Does your company use a third party identity provider? Now, Customers no longer need to import their users into SIM (Shared Identity Manager) for Single Sign On, thanks to our new virtual user or zero footprint enterprise SSO feature. Simply obtain a SAML token, and then exchange it for an MCS token to access MCS APIs. Click here to learn more about Oracle MCS SSO with Zero Footprint.
Increase Engagement with SMS
Every day, consumers turn to their mobile devices to interact with the brands they love. From making purchases in their favorite retail app, to viewing their flight status, or checking their bank balance, consumers want seamless experiences and relevant communications. So how can you reach and improve your relationships with your customers? With text messaging! Mobile Cloud Service is now integrated with Syniverse, which allows you to send SMS messages to your mobile app users irrespective of their mobile platform. Oracle Mobile Cloud Service (MCS) provides a Notifications API and testing UI to simplify sending SMS notifications to all the devices running your mobile apps. Click here to learn more on enabling SMS.