GBS delivers rapid, intuitive and native mobile applications from IBM Notes client applications

Woodstock, GA

Announces the release of GBS MobileDesigner

GBS (GROUP Business Software), a global software and services company specialized in delivering modernization, mobility, security and social business solutions for IBM collaboration and messaging environments announced the release of GBS MobileDesigner.

GBS MobileDesigner provides developers with the ability to rapidly mobile enable current IBM Notes client applications and rapidly deploy them as native applications on mobile devices.

GBS MobileDesigner is a platform agnostic framework that eliminates the need to develop platform or device specific applications. GBS MobileDesigner is proven to reduce the effort and cost of mobile enabling applications by up to 70%. It utilizes TeamStudio’s Unplugged engine to synchronize data between the mobile application and the back-end IBM Notes database. MobileDesigner currently supports iOS and Android devices.

GBS MobileDesigner delivers the following benefits to end users and IT teams:

  • Intuitive and extensible design and deployment on any Notes application
  • Single design with device and platform independent deployment
  • Out of the box “always available” (offline) capability without the need for product certification
  • Ease of customization through configuration

“With the significant and rapid growth in mobile adoption in the enterprise, many IBM Notes application customers are facing pressures from their user communities to make desktop and web applications available on their mobile devices,” says Constanze Zarth, COO, GBS. “GBS MobileDesigner allows these enterprises to rapidly and cost effectively make their Notes applications available to users as native mobile applications, helping them reduce cost, minimize business risk and extend returns from their existing investments.

About GBS (GROUP Business Software)

GBS ( is the world’s leading provider of solutions for enterprises leveraging IBM’s ICS technologies. GBS specializes in delivering Application Modernization, Mobility, Social Business, Security and Compliance solutions for collaboration and messaging environments. GBS enables customers to effectively respond to the rapidly evolving needs of their business users, while lowering costs and increasing returns on their existing investments.

GBS has over 5,000 customers in 90 countries and 150 partners in 45 countries. GBS resources are available in 11 locations across North America, Europe and Asia, including a dedicated Offshore Product and Mobile Application Engineering center in India. For more information, please visit

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