A new kind of Android fork

by Volker Weber

Another company is beginning to develop its own platform based on Android as well. In this case, however, it isn't differentiating itself based on its interface or app/content stores. Instead, this new Android-based platform is being built around the ability to secure, manage, and integrate with key enterprise systems in ways that go beyond what Google builds into the stock versions of Android.

The company building this new platform is Samsung and that platform is the company's SAFE (Samsung Approved For Enterprise) program.

More >

Comments

This is a key version. Consumer products with this build will be more accepted in the enterprise world. AES encryption and much better management, RIM should be looking very closely at it. The major MDM vendors are either supporting the APIs already or going to in this quarter.

Paul Mooney, 2013-01-19 09:31

Recent comments

Jörg Hermann on Warten auf die Telekom at 11:13
Patrick Bohr on Warten auf die Telekom at 09:46
Volker Weber on Sonos coming to the Apple Store at 09:06
Thomas Meyer on Sonos coming to the Apple Store at 08:56
Volker Weber on Sonos coming to the Apple Store at 03:40
Philipp Münzel on Sonos coming to the Apple Store at 03:39
Jonas Rathert on Sonos coming to the Apple Store at 23:59
Felix Binsack on Observations from using the new iPhone and Watch at 23:20
Abdelkader Boui on Nächste c't: EMM für alle at 22:45
Jason Mason on Kurswechsel bei IBM at 22:17
Volker Weber on Sonos coming to the Apple Store at 22:15
Peter Meuser on Sonos coming to the Apple Store at 22:01
Peter Meuser on Outlook for iOS and Android is now fully powered by the Microsoft Cloud at 21:58
Hubert Stettner on Nächste c't: EMM für alle at 21:52
Mariano Kamp on Sonos coming to the Apple Store at 20:39
Hubert Stettner on Warten auf die Telekom at 20:11
Volker Weber on Warten auf die Telekom at 19:25
Dirk Bartkowiak on Warten auf die Telekom at 19:24
Volker Weber on Warten auf die Telekom at 13:59
Frank Mueller on Warten auf die Telekom at 13:58
Ian Bradbury on Observations from using the new iPhone and Watch at 12:28
Frank Mueller on Observations from using the new iPhone and Watch at 12:03
Ian Bradbury on VanMoof :: Our secret’s out at 11:58
Stuart McIntyre on Observations from using the new iPhone and Watch at 11:51
Ragnar Schierholz on Observations from using the new iPhone and Watch at 08:19

Ceci n'est pas un blog

I explain difficult concepts in simple ways. For free, and for money. Clue procurement and bullshit detection.

vowe

Contact
Publications
Amazon Wish List
Frequently Asked Questions

rss feed  twitter ello  instagram

Local time is 12:22

visitors.gif