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Google's New Android Enterprise Recommended Initiative Increases Opportunities for Android to Be a Viable Business Choice

Published: 26 March 2018

ID: G00354828

Analyst(s): Dionisio Zumerle , Rob Smith , John Girard

Summary

Fragmentation hinders enterprise adoption of Android. Google's initiative to elevate standards is an important step that can positively impact security and risk management leaders seeking wider choices.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Android Enterprise Recommended Improves the Consistency and Security of Devices for Enterprise Use
  • The Android Enterprise Recommended Commitment for Prompt Updates to Third-Party Devices Will Immediately Reduce Enterprise Security Risks
  • Thousands of Device Variants Will Remain Out of Compliance With the New Initiative
  • Conclusion

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