The Mobile Enterprise ApplicationPlatform (MEAP) is a development, management and testing platform for mobile deviceapplication programs
. The MEAP platform can be used to create and manage the enterprise programs for mobile devices, for different laptop, tablet and smartphone operating systems
, with theadvantage of not having to write codes
forthe different operating systems. Administrators can use the management platform to assign users access to specific application programs and to databases
. MEAP supports mobile applications as a development platform and back-end web services with which these applications can be linked to and managed by enterprise programs with databases. Unlike Mobile Device Management (MDM), which is about managing mobile devices, the Mobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP) is about managing the enterprise applications that run on those devices.