Androids in the Enterprise

Androids are becoming a market leader in handset sales, however; it is still considered a relatively new entrant in the world of device OS platforms.  As consumer sales rise, more and more users are beginning to use Android devices to access corporate email, network services and other sensitive corporate information.  Increasing employee usage and pressure from business executives to take advantage of emerging device form factors are driving requirements for IT departments to accommodate Android smartphones and tablets in the enterprise.

A common perception is that the Android OS lacks robust security features business customers want to see before they adopt this platform in large numbers.  Among IT managers’ concerns are data security on the device, apps and API permissions, and enterprise support.  Smartphones are frequently lost or stolen, thus increasing the risk of exposing sensitive data.

Many may not be aware, but a lot of progress has been made to boost Android devices’ readiness for enterprise. Device manufacturers are making Android devices more secure by delivering enterprise-friendly capabilities above and beyond the standard Android platform features. AT&T also offers a suite of mobile device management and security solutions that makes Android devices more appealing to corporations that need to be able to manage devices closely.

To help shed light on this key topic of interest to enterprise users, 451 Research and AT&T will explore some of those initiatives in their May 24 live virtual event starting at 2pm ET/11am PT.  Attendees will also be able to visit the virtual showroom to learn about devices and solutions and participate in live chat with AT&T experts.

Presenters will include:

  • Chris Hazelton – Mobile and Wireless Research Director at 451 Research
  • Hamish Caldwell – Executive Director, AT&T Business Solutions Product Management

Topics to be covered include:

  • Android trends in the enterprise
  • Steps device manufacturers are taking to make Android devices more enterprise-friendly
  • What solutions does AT&T offer to give IT Administrators peace of mind when managing Android devices in the enterprise?

 Who should attend?

Business, Government, and IT professionals from small, medium, and large organizations who are involved in the purchase decision as well as the design and implementation of mobility solutions.

Attend this event to learn more on how you can adopt and support Android within the enterprise. Register today!
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