Apperian, Inc., is a Boston-based software company that provides a mobile application management platform that does not require app code modifications or software development kits (SDKs). Apperian’s cloud-based or on-prem solution delivers a private, branded enterprise app store to employees and contracted workers without requiring the device to be managed. Enterprise mobility, the consumerization of IT and the bring your own device movement are combining to flood the business IT environment with personal smart phones and tablet computers. Apperian technology was intended to address problems with devices such as iPads used in businesses. Mobile application management (MAM) is designed to securely manage the usage of these devices from their early applications – email, calendar and document storage/management – to new apps, many developed internally, supporting fundamental business processes such as sales force automation, point of sale transactions, and executive decision support.