Good supports Amazon Kindle Fire

Summary:Good estimates that 70 percent of businesses are supporting bring your own device (BYOD) programs.

Amazon's Kindle Fire isn't exactly seen as an enterprise device, but Good Technology is supporting it just in case.

Good Technology, which provides IT management tools to secure and manage a bevy of mobile devices, said it will support the Kindle Fire. IT departments will now be able to manage apps and data on the consumer tablet.

In many respects, Good is covering its bases. The bring your own device movement is huge and tablet shipments are expected to surge. However, Amazon's Kindle Fire doesn't show up on Good's device radar just yet.

Good estimates that 70 percent of businesses are supporting bring your own device (BYOD) programs.

According to Good's latest survey data, Android is being adopted into the enterprise, but lags behind iOS.

It remains to be seen if the Kindle Fire becomes an enterprise device or changes the Android enterprise standings.


Topics: Hardware, Amazon, Laptops, Mobility, Tablets


Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic. He was most recently Executive Editor of News and Blogs at ZDNet. Prior to that he was executive news editor at eWeek and news editor at Baseline. He also served as the East Coast news editor and finance editor at CN... Full Bio

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