19. Issues with Wireless App Distribution

As with all technical conveniences, there are some issues to consider with wireless app distribution that may not make it the ideal solution for your environment.

Considering Infrastructure

Obviously, to set up wireless app distribution, you have to deal with infrastructure issues. You’ll need, at the very least, a web server. Whether you use a cloud service, (in this case, I mean a cloud-based web server such as those provided by Media-Temple or Rackspace), or you maintain the server internally, it’s still another web server—even if it’s a virtual host on an existing web server. You’ll need to address security issues for that server, including access control, versions, patching, and all the other stuff ...

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