Android for Work is an enterprise mobility management (EMM) platform function that lets companies deliver a secure, productive, and rich mobile experience to their employees on Android mobile devices. Solutions built on Android for Work include these benefits:
SAP offers Android for Work solution as part of SAP Mobile Secure (Cloud).
Read detail introduction from Milja Gillespie – Google Announces Android for Work
Current Android for Work requirements are:
- Android 5.0+ Lollipop devices with managed profile support.
- Android 4.0 – 4.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean and KitKat) devices using the Android for Work App (to be supported at a later date).
What is an Android for Work Profile?
A work profile is a managed corporate profile associated with the device’s primary user profile. When managed profiles are provisioned on the device, the corporate account, apps and data will remain under the control of the IT administrator and are kept separate from personal accounts, apps and data. By default, pre-configured Work apps are enabled in the work profile and will appear ‘badged’ with a red briefcase at the end of the personal apps drawer. Enforcing the work profile allows IT departments to secure the environment where business apps and data are running on a user’s device, without restricting personal apps and profile usage.
The work policy controller sets up a work profile to separate your personal and work space on Android 5.0+ devices.
Thomas Saueressig, SVP & Global Head of IT Services for SAP SE, discusses how SAP delivers a consumer-focused mobile experience in the workplace with Android for Work.
Milja Gillespie explains how SAP is Working with Google to Accelerate Android for Work
In this blog, read details on SAP Mobile Secure Support for Android for Work Now Available
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