FileMaker Cloud Joins the FileMaker 16 Platform with New Features

New Cloud Release Adds REST APIs for Administering Custom Apps and Connecting to Other Popular Apps and Services

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Oct. 26, 2017 – Today FileMaker, Inc. announced availability of the latest version of FileMaker Cloud, its cloud platform for managing and running custom apps. With this release, FileMaker Cloud joins the FileMaker 16 Platform and it is available in the US, Canada, Europe, Japan and Australia.

Learn more about FileMaker Cloud.

For organizations that want to develop and manage custom mobile apps, FileMaker Cloud offers rapid deployment, low capital expenditure and instant scalability – all with minimal administrative overhead. This offering builds on the commitment from FileMaker, Inc. to empower organizations of all sizes to improve business operations through custom app solutions. FileMaker Cloud runs on the Amazon Web Services Cloud.

The new release offers these integration, security and development features:

  • FileMaker Data API trial: Use FileMaker data in other popular apps and services with the REST-based FileMaker Data API in FileMaker Cloud during the trial period.
    • Tableau Web Data Connector for FileMaker: Better visualize FileMaker data with the Tableau Web Data Connector for FileMaker. The connector uses the FileMaker Data API trial to provide integration with Tableau Desktop.
  • FileMaker Admin API trial: Help manage and administer custom apps with the REST-based FileMaker Admin API trial in FileMaker Cloud. Create messages and script schedules, open and close apps, and more.
  • OAuth 2.0 support for accounts: Simplify credential management with OAuth 2.0 using third-party authentication providers. Use existing Amazon, Google or Microsoft Azure account credentials to log in to FileMaker custom apps.
  • PDF support: Generate PDFs of layouts and data from FileMaker WebDirect. Save and print PDFs of invoices, labels, badges and more, just like with FileMaker Pro.

Ann Monroe, vice president of worldwide marketing and customer success, FileMaker, Inc., said: “With our upgraded FileMaker Cloud, customers now have the benefits of the FileMaker 16 Platform in a cloud offering. Customers can take advantage of the latest security, performance and OS compatibility with minimal administrative overhead and lower capital expenditures.”

About FileMaker, Inc.

FileMaker, Inc., an Apple subsidiary, delivers a unified platform for easily creating custom apps that work seamlessly across iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac, and the web. Business teams use the FileMaker Platform to streamline their operational processes, boosting overall productivity.

Media contact:

Jessica M. Pasko
Nadel Phelan, Inc. for FileMaker, Inc.
1-831-440-2412
filemaker@nadelphelan.com

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