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The Cost Argument for Supporting Android Enterprise Recommended Devices

Published: 28 June 2019

ID: G00387949

Analyst(s): Chris Silva

Summary

Android management complexity is cited as a barrier to its broad adoption. A standards-based approach to adoption allows I&O leaders to offer users greater choice, while maintaining or lowering operational costs.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Updates and an Enterprise-Focused Ecosystem Challenge the Belief That Android Is Costlier to Support
    • Recommendation
  • Deploying AER Devices Yields Lower Cost Compared to Non-Android and Single-Device Model Deployments
    • Recommendation

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