Google Apps adds Android management features for enterprise

Summary:Google launches new admin controls to improve Android device management for Google Apps accounts and appeal as an enterprise operating system.

Google on Friday said that it has launched new admin controls to manage Android through Google Apps and a browser without dedicated servers.

The news comes as Android starts making its big corporate push. If 2010 was the year Android for consumers, 2011 will be all about Android in the enterprise. Motorola is already working to take its Droid Pro corporate.

With its new features, enterprises will be able to securely manage and sync Android devices. Google Apps now covers all the major mobile platforms.

Read more of "Google Apps adds Android management features for enterprise" at ZDNet.

Topics: Software, Apps, Enterprise Software, IT Employment, Servers

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