Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced plans to join Android Enterprise Recommended, a Google-led program aimed at making it easier for businesses to integrate mobile solutions into their operations.
Samsung’s participation in the program gives its customers additional assurance that its participating products meet – and in fact exceed – the hardware and software requirements set by Google for the business.
Martin Brown, Head of Solutions and Services, IT and Mobile, Samsung Electronics Australia, said: “This announcement demonstrates Samsung’s continued commitment to providing our business customers with the absolute pinnacle of what our devices, solutions and collaboration with. Google can deliver. We’ve combined the best of Samsung hardware, software, and security solutions, with the confidence that Android Enterprise Recommended brings to business customers who seek seamless integration with their mobile operations. We look forward to being part of AER in Australia and further supporting businesses and businesses with the best we have to offer.
From the very beginning, Samsung and Google have worked closely together to provide businesses with the best and most secure mobile experience possible. The two companies joined forces almost ten years ago to tackle the most pressing challenges businesses face today: maintaining productivity, protecting the workforce and providing flexibility.
Specifically, over the past two years, Samsung and Google have teamed up to:
- Harmonize Android Enterprise and Samsung’s Knox Enterprise Platform to provide a seamless experience for Android customers who also wanted Samsung’s advanced security and device management capabilities.
- Sync our mobile device enrollment services (Android contactless enrollment and Knox mobile enrollment) to offer corporate customers a variety of services that help streamline the employee onboarding experience and device redeployment.
“We are delighted to welcome participating Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets to the Android Enterprise Recommended program which builds on our long-standing partnership to deliver exceptional mobile experiences for businesses,” said David Still, CEO of Android Enterprise at Google. “Samsung’s participation in the program ensures that Google customers have access to devices that offer exceptional security, efficiency and productivity and we look forward to working more together in the future.”
To learn more, check out the Android Enterprise blog here.
What this means for Galaxy users
Some Galaxy devices running Android 11 and above, such as S20, Note20, Tab S7 | S7 +, and ruggedized devices, including the XCover Pro, will be part of the Android Enterprise Recommended program.
This gives customers even more options that meet standard Google requirements and ensure consistent performance and user experience for businesses. Together, Google and Samsung will continue to push the boundaries and deliver the best possible experiences to help business customers around the world achieve their digital transformation goals.
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