Saviant developed a tailored application with the required functionality. The conditional network searching functionality ensured that Wi-Fi was given a preference over GPRS and in addition the offline functionality was built in. Leveraging the Azure mobile service enabled it to synchronize data with cloud storage.
Xamarin and C# serve as platform independent solutions across multiple OS like iOS, Android and Windows- thus reducing development and maintenance costs.
SQLite is simple to manage and is optimal for small databases and is used where administration, implementation and maintenance is not complex.
With Azure Mobile Services, it’s easy to rapidly build engaging cross-platform and native apps for iOS, Android, Windows or Mac, store app data in the cloud or on-premises, authenticate users, send push notifications, as well as integrate with other cloud services.
SQL Azure is a useful storage platform for Windows Azure based applications that provides the ability to scale up and down on demand, supports multitenant database hosted on cloud environment and efficiently synchronizes the data from SQLite via Azure mobile service.
Microsoft Azure provides Platform as a Service i.e. cloud computing, infrastructure and services with global network available worldwide. Accessing huge data by connecting to the PAAS services thus becomes a cakewalk.