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Work profile: the new standard for employee privacy

Employees increasingly demand privacy from the technology they use every day, but employers often see privacy in opposition to enterprise data security. Since its debut in Android 5, the work profile has secured company data on personally-owned devices while preserving employee privacy. The separation of work and personal apps means IT gets full control over work apps and data, but has no visibility into personal apps. In Android 11, we’re bringing these privacy protections to company-owned devi...
Tags: Android, ESG, Idc, Android enterprise, Phil Hochmuth, Ian Marsanyi


How Android Enterprise supports healthcare mobility needs

We’ve been deeply inspired  by the work of medical professionals and first responders throughout the COVID-19 crisis and we’re encouraged, humbled and thankful for their efforts. We also appreciate the healthcare IT community, who are playing a vital role in deploying and managing mobile devices to address hospitals’ critical response needs. Many of these IT admins around the world have reached out to us for guidance with deploying and using devices in these settings. To provide a one-stop resou...
Tags: Google, UK, London, US, Samsung, King 's College, Android enterprise, COVID-19, Eugene Zee, Healthcare IT Response Community, King 's Health Partners, Life Lines


What you need to know about Device Admin deprecation

Android 10 delivered many helpful features for enterprise admins and users. It also marked the official deprecation of Device Admin-based management, a legacy form of Android management. Since our original announcement about this change in 2017 we’ve been encouraging customers to adopt Android Enterprise, which offers a modern management framework for the evolving needs of enterprise customers.While Android 10 marks the official deprecation of Device Admin, some customers may still be on the leg...
Tags: Android enterprise, Corey Campbell, Device Admin


Improve Android deployments with new employee adoption kit

Bringing Android Enterprise to your organization opens up new possibilities for your business, and a well-structured communication plan can help employees understand all the capabilities.We’ve created the Android Enterprise Employee Adoption Kit to help IT teams communicate the features and benefits to their employees.Resources include helpful videos, flyers, email templates, and slide decks that walk through how to get started with Android device features and management tools. We’ve designed th...
Tags: Google, Android enterprise, Michael Gow, Bringing Android Enterprise


Learn from our mobility experts at Android OnAir

To support Android Enterprise customers with their mobility initiatives, we’ve created a series of webinars at Android OnAir that offer best practices in deploying and managing devices. Each webinar tackles an essential subject that is top of mind for IT decision makers and admins. Participants can join a live Q&A during the broadcast to get answers directly from Google. If you can’t make the live broadcast, webinars are all available on-demand.Our current catalogue of on-demand webinars cover i...
Tags: Google, Android enterprise, Mike Burr, Android OnAir, Google Security Services


Get into "Focus mode" at work with help from Android

Holding your focus and attention at work can sometimes be a challenge, but Android offers helpful tools so that you can reduce distractions and get work done on your own terms. Whether it’s news alerts, social media, or other apps you find distracting, Focus mode lets you pause apps that could keep you from tackling those important tasks. The work profile also clearly labels work apps in a separate tab, so you can quickly access the important ones you need to get your job done. Get in the zone w...
Tags: Focus, Android enterprise, Dayson Pais


How Android helps you work smarter

Technology should be there to assist you at work by solving problems in new ways. Android is built to be helpful with smart features that speed up everyday tasks and make work more accessible. From better communication tools to time-saving tricks, here are some of the ways that Android can help you be more productive.  Faster dialing with Click to Call Need to make a call while working from your laptop? Instead of awkwardly glancing back and forth between your computer and phone to punch in the ...
Tags: Pixel, Google Doc, Android enterprise, On Pixel, Fabien Cardineau, Signal Smart Reply


Enhancing work profile privacy on company-owned devices

Just because people use their phones at work, doesn’t mean they should have to sacrifice their privacy. Since Android 5.0, the work profile has helped ensure personal data remains private from IT even when employees bring their device to work, while giving IT the tools they need to secure corporate data. But when given a phone by their company, employees don’t always know what IT can and can’t see. That’s a challenge for employees who want to keep their personal data private; in a recent survey ...
Tags: Android, Pixel, Android enterprise, Ian Marsanyi, ESG Research


Android Enterprise security whitepaper details defenses

Enterprises regularly contend with evolving security threats. Their mobile devices and operating systems must create trust so IT teams, managers, and employees have confidence that their information is backed by strong security measures.To assist our enterprise partners and customers with accurate and timely information about the Android approach to security, we’ve published a new update to the Android Enterprise Security Whitepaper. This document serves as a comprehensive overview of how Androi...
Tags: Google, Android enterprise, Mike Burr, Android Enterprise Security Whitepaper


How Android 10 enhances mobile security

We recently shared how Android 10 delivers an abundance of helpful features for enterprises. Today, we’re shining a spotlight on some of the new security and privacy features in Android 10, which give IT admins new tools and protections to help keep their device fleets prepared against the latest threats. Updatability enhancements Getting reliable security updates is critical for enterprises, who want the latest protections for their devices. Android 10 introduced Google Play system updates, bui...
Tags: Google, Tls, AES, Android enterprise, Mike Burr


Banks find that investing in Android pays off

Banks around the world have been turning to Android to help them with a mobile-first approach for their organizations, backed by multi-layered security and privacy protections. Many banks and financial institutions are now deploying or trialling Android Enterprise solutions, which provide choice via a range of fully-managed devices as well as enabling BYOD programs. Enhancing productivity with flexible, personal solutions With Android, financial teams can adopt efficient working environments, bo...
Tags: Android, Spain, Hsbc, Gartner, Standard Chartered Bank, U K, John Burton, Android enterprise, Android Enterprise Recommended, Yorkshire Building Society YBS, Andrew Ellison, Ben Groeneveld, Android YBS, Product Management for Client Services


Research details Android growth in the enterprise

Mobility is key to building a connected workforce that can tackle today’s complex business challenges. According to recently-published IDC research, mobile platforms need to offer hardware choice, multi-layered security, and comprehensive management capabilities to enable digital transformation.This infographic from IDC illustrates how Android meets these attributes, and demonstrates why Android has strong and growing adoption in the enterprise. Security incidents are less frequent in Andr...
Tags: Idc, Android enterprise, Android Enterprise Recommended


The Pixel 3a joins the Android Enterprise Recommended lineup

Android Enterprise Recommended continues to shape how organizations choose devices for their teams. According to a recent HMD smartphone purchase survey, 56 percent of IT decision makers have decided to only choose Android Enterprise Recommended devices for their business. Android Enterprise Recommended helps businesses select devices with confidence from a breadth of options, so they can find a quality device at a price that’s right for the organization.Today, the Pixel 3a joins the Android Ent...
Tags: Google, Nokia, Gartner, Pixel, Android enterprise, Android Enterprise Recommended, Moto G7


Enhanced security and IT tools for enterprises in Android Q

With each version of Android, we’ve focused on improving the work experience for people and providing more control, security and flexibility for IT and business owners. Android Q, the newest release in beta, offers up more features that deliver on this promise and continue to push the boundaries of enterprise mobility.Here’s a look at some of the features available in beta. Improved work experience In Android Q, we’ve tackled some of the top feature requests that give people more functionality w...
Tags: Samsung, Android enterprise, Knox Platform for Enterprise Improvements


Android Enterprise security assessed by Gartner

Data and device security are among the most important aspects to any enterprise mobility initiative. With Android, we’ve invested in a wide range of protections, both on-device defenses and corporate-managed tools, to help companies keep their devices and data safe.Gartner’s 2019 Mobile OSs and Device Security: A Comparison of Platforms report (subscription required) is a comprehensive assessment of mobile security controls and enterprise management features. The report helps security and risk m...
Tags: Google, Gartner, Pixel, Google Pixel, Android enterprise, Patrick Hevesi


Sharing what’s new and coming next with Android Enterprise

We’ve built Android to help power the connected workforce of the future. With a growing lineup of Android Enterprise Recommended devices and services, leadership in mobile security and flexible platform tools, Android gives organizations plenty of options. At Google Cloud Next ’19, we shared more about how Android can benefit your organization, and offered a preview of some of the features we’re working on for Android Q.If you weren’t able to attend the event, or would just like a refresher on a...
Tags: Google, Idc, Android enterprise, Android Enterprise Recommended, Android Q


New research shows how Android helps companies build a digital workforce

IDC reports that by 2022, 75 percent of CIOs who don’t transition their organization to flexible IT product teams that use technology to solve problems in new ways will fall behind the competition. According to IDC, mobility is the key to building a connected workforce that’s agile, particularly when the organization is going through rapid change.  In new research sponsored by Google, IDC asserts that teams can thrive with platforms that feature a diversity of hardware, offer strong security, an...
Tags: Idc, Android enterprise, Google IDC, Phil Hochmuth, IDC Mobility


A look back at 2018 with the Android Security & Privacy Year in Review

The Android Security & Privacy team is devoted to protecting each of the more than two billion active Android devices worldwide. This level of security and privacy is essential for enterprises, where compromises mean lost time, revenue or essential data.As part of our commitment to updating customers, partners and Android users on our security efforts, we recently published our fifth annual Year in Review report. This document details the many advancements that the Android Security & Privacy tea...
Tags: Google, Android enterprise, Android Enterprise Recommended


Managed Google Play earns key certifications for security and privacy

With managed Google Play, organizations can build a customized and secure mobile application storefront for their teams, featuring public and private applications. Organizations’ employees can take advantage of the familiarity of a mobile app store to browse and download company-approved apps.As with any enterprise-grade platform, it’s critical that the managed Google Play Store operates with the highest standards of privacy and security. Managed Google Play has been awarded three important indu...
Tags: Google, Google Play, Google Play Store, ISO, Soc, Ernst Young, AICPA, Android enterprise, International Organization for Standardization


How companies are finding the right device with Android Enterprise Recommended

We recently returned from Mobile World Congress, where many of our hardware partners showcased their latest devices and how Android is shaping the future of mobility. When we launched  the Android Enterprise Recommended program, our goal was to provide the mobile ecosystem with powerful and versatile solutions, validated for enterprise use. The first validated knowledge-worker devices debuted just over a year ago, and since then the program has expanded to rugged devices, enterprise mobility man...
Tags: Google, UK, Nokia, Mobile World Congress, Sap, Android enterprise, Android Enterprise Recommended, Android enterprise recommended devices, Yorkshire Building Society YBS, Andrew Ellison


Google and Samsung simplify choosing Android in the Enterprise

With Android Enterprise, we've always been focused on working alongside partners, like Samsung, to support businesses as they secure and manage millions of Android devices around the world. Samsung has also pioneered advanced security with its Knox enterprise platform, building a deep set of features upon the flexible and enterprise-grade framework of Android.Over the past few years, we’ve worked with Samsung to harmonize our enterprise investments to simplify mobility for customers and reduce d...
Tags: Google, Samsung, Knox, Mobile World Congress, KPE, Samsung KNOX, Android enterprise, Knox Platform for Enterprise KPE, Oreo Knox, Samsung KPE, Knox Service, Knox Service Plugin app Collaborating, Knox Mobile Enrollment, Knox Deployment Program KDP, Android Enterprise Partners, Samsung Knox Platform for Enterprise


Google expands Android Enterprise Recommended with more MSPs

Google has announced that it is expanding the Android Enterprise Recommended program to Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and companies with MSP business units who provision, manage and support millions of devices around the world. Under the Android Enterprise Recommended program for MSPs, validated partners are trained on the latest best practices from Google to help customers simplify and expand their mobility deployments. Google also announced that Accenture, Brodos, Cognizant, DXC Technolo...
Tags: Google, News, Blogging, Idc, Msp, Android enterprise, Vox Mobile, European Android Enterprise Recommended


Android Enterprise Recommended expands to include Managed Service Providers

As organizations increasingly turn to Android as their enterprise mobility platform, we want to make sure they can easily identify partners with experts who are best equipped to support them.That’s why we’re expanding the Android Enterprise Recommended program to Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and companies with MSP business units who provision, manage and support millions of devices around the world on behalf of customers. Under the Android Enterprise Recommended program for MSPs, validated p...
Tags: Google, Idc, Msp, Android enterprise, Managed Service Providers, Android Enterprise Recommended, Vox Mobile, European Android Enterprise Recommended


Migrating to modern Android management solutions

A modern enterprise mobility solution requires a flexible and secure platform with advanced management capabilities. It’s what we’ve delivered with Android Enterprise, and today we’re offering additional resources for organizations that are moving off of legacy deployment methods. The Android Enterprise Migration Handbook is a guide for IT managers who want detailed steps and best practices for switching away from legacy APIs. Why choose Android Enterprise? Customers and partners like the flexib...
Tags: Nfc, Android enterprise, Device Admin Android Enterprise


Android Enterprise Recommended validates top management solutions

Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) providers play a vital role in enabling and managing the business features and services in Android — helping customers deploy devices and applications consistently at scale. Today, we’re launching the Android Enterprise Recommended program for Enterprise Mobility Management to help customers find the best equipped EMMs to successfully deploy Android.Since we’ve collaborated closely with EMM partners over the years, we understand what it takes to demonstrate e...
Tags: Google, IBM Microsoft, Android enterprise, Android Enterprise Recommended, Android Enterprise Recommendedprogram


Building a connected workforce in the new year

A new year has arrived, and with it fresh opportunities to transform your business.Android can help power a more productive workforce and enhance customer experiences. As we look ahead to the rest of 2019, here are a few ways Android can help power a connected workforce, capable of meeting the evolving needs of digital enterprise. Raising the bar with Android Enterprise Recommended Last year we launched Android Enterprise Recommended, which makes it simpler for organizations to select, deploy an...
Tags: Google, Security, Idc, Pitney Bowes, Android enterprise, Google Devices, Android Enterprise Recommended


How Android can help you switch off and enjoy the holidays

The holiday season is in full swing, meaning you’re probably juggling a mix of gift shopping, festive gatherings and office parties. After another busy year, the holiday break brings an opportunity to rest and recharge without too many digital distractions. You want to keep your phone handy for taking photos and keeping in touch, but wouldn’t it be nice to properly switch off from work and reduce interruptions?Here are a few tips on how your Android device can help you focus on being in the pres...
Tags: Motorola, Nokia, Android enterprise, Digital Wellbeing


New tools to automate enterprise app distribution with managed Google Play

Managed Google Play provides a simple, standard way for enterprises to deliver applications to their organizations. It offers a secure and familiar interface to share both internal and third-party apps with managed Android devices.Automating the app distribution process is an efficient method for quickly getting apps out to your team, and today we’re highlighting how Google tools can now make that simpler and faster with the addition of fastlane support via the Custom App Publishing API. App aut...
Tags: Google, Android enterprise, Custom App Publishing API, Google Play Custom App Publishing API


Zero-touch enrollment’s new features deliver for partners and customers

Last year we launched zero-touch enrollment, a deployment method to help make Android rollouts—especially those at large scale—more seamless and secure.  Since then, the program has grown and customers and partners are already seeing the benefits. Better rollouts for customers and partners Zero-touch continues to help businesses quickly and securely deploy Android devices, easing many pain points IT admins face when rolling out device fleets.NAV, the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration, ...
Tags: Europe, Ireland, Zero, NAV, Tech Data, Android enterprise, Atea, Labour and Welfare Administration, Bengt Nielsen, IT Infrastructure and Platform Services, Bengt He, Luc Van Huystee, Bouygues Telecom Chunghwa Telecom NTT DoCoMo Telia, Vodafone Netherlands Spain


Gartner's analysis on the progress of Android security

With mobile security always being a hot topic, it is imperative to evaluate the relative strengths of different platforms and how they stack up against a set of predefined security requirements. Gartner’s “Mobile OSs and Device Security: A Comparison of Platforms” is a comprehensive report that assesses how today’s mobile OS and device platforms are supporting the increasing needs to effectively secure company data based on Gartner’s recommended security criteria for enterprise IT and users.Gart...
Tags: Microsoft, Gartner, Samsung KNOX, Android enterprise, Patrick Hevesi