Google’s release of Android for Work is a direct response to growing enterprise market demand. By delivering a deeper and more consistent security model for Android devices, Google clearly understands that simplifying Android management and security is critical to enabling broad enterprise acceptance. To support this new model, Android for Work introduces some fundamental changes in Android device management, which include:
• New domain registration process for IT admins
• New APIs for activating and managing Android for Work
• Two options for deploying Android for Work in mixed device environments
• Requirement for an EMM provider to deploy and manage Android for Work
To better understand the impact of these changes and what Android for Work means for the enterprise, this white paper will provide a technical overview as well as recommendations for IT organizations looking to accelerate Android adoption.