What you need to know
- Samsung has now officially joined the Android Enterprise Recommended program.
- The company's slate of hardware now sits alongside products from OEMs like Lenovo, Xiaomi, and Oppo.
- Enterprise Recommended devices offer easy management and guaranteed security updates.
Samsung has now joined other OEMs like Oppo and OnePlus in the Android Enterprise Recommended program, the company announced today alongside Google. Samsung phones are already popular in businesses and the enterprise, the company even touts its own Knox security as a reason for why its phones are great business tools. Google notes this, adding that "Samsung has been a key player in the mobile enterprise space for many years."
The Android Enterprise Recommended program in essence curates smartphones which meet a set of requirements that'll make them good for business users. These are phones that are easy to manage, which are secure, and which will stay supported with major platform releases and regular security updates.
KC Choi, EVP and Head of Global Mobile B2B Team, Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics said:
David Still, Managing Director of Android Enterprise, Google, added
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