Two years ago Google created the Android Enterprise Recommended program, a program that certify Android phones for business, also available in Spain. This program has taken an important step today with the entry of Samsung, which launches several of its mobiles and tablets in this program for companies.
Each year, Google modifies the requirements of this program, so that the phones that are part of it comply with them. In addition, they provide companies with great information about phones and their updates, to find out which phone within Android Enterprise Recommended is the best for them.
Samsung mobiles and tablets add up to Android Enterprise RecommendedSamsung introduces several of its phones and tablets in the Android Enterprise Recommended program, Google’s program that certifies mobile phones for companies.
Google makes Android mobile updates for companies more transparent
In the announcement that Google has made today, on the occasion of Samsung’s entry into the program, it has also left us with some new information about this program. PTo make it easier for companies to determine which phone Within Android Enterprise Recommended is the one that best suits your needs, they will now provide more data on a series of aspects, which are:
- Latest date of security updates from device manufacturers.
- Android version that runs on a device when validated as Android Enterprise Recommended
- Regional availability of devices.
- Critical industry certifications, such as Common Criteria.
Especially striking is the first data, since now, when we enter the profile of a phone that is part of this Android Enterprise Recommended program, we can see that the date on which said device you are about to receive your latest security update, mentioning the month and the year. This information is of great help for the company, knowing which mobile will have the longest update time, which can influence its decision.
The fact that Google provides this information is a help for companies, although for a common user this information is not usually available. So in advance it is not known how long for updates will have such a device, something that in Android Enterprise Recommended does happen. In this way, having access to this date is made more transparent, as well as the frequency in which these devices obtain these security updates.
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