Google adds enterprise mobility management vendors to Android Enterprise Recommended program

With the enterprise mobility management additions, Google has rounded out its Android Enterprise Recommended program.

Google said it is adding a set of enterprise mobility management vendors to its roster of Android Enterprise Recommended partners.

The Android Enterprise Recommended program started almost a year ago with smartphones and expanded to tablets and rugged devices. According to Google, the enterprise mobility management partners in the Android Enterprise Recommended program include:

  • Blackberry
  • Google Cloud
  • I3 Systems
  • IBM
  • Microsoft
  • MobileIron
  • Softbank
  • SOTI
  • VMware

Those additions largely cover the playing field. Google said that the new partners either have validated technology or will launch them in 2019.

As for the guidelines, the Android Enterprise Recommended program requires enterprise mobility management vendors to have experience in multiple implementations, security tools, admin tools with easy set up, documentation and guides and the ability to keep Android knowhow current.