Companies around the globe deploy Android to mobilize workers and remodel their companies. No matter the use case, we all know that a profitable deployment is about extra than simply deciding on the fitting gadgets; it is about getting them configured and rolled out into the fingers of customers as shortly and simply as potential.

Today we’re launching a brand new deployment methodology referred to as zero-touch enrollment to make Android rollouts extra seamless and safe. With zero-touch enrollment, corporations can configure the gadgets they buy and have them shipped with administration and settings pre-configured, so workers can rise up and operating out of the field.

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For directors, zero-touch enrollment removes the necessity for customers to configure their gadgets manually and ensures that gadgets at all times have company insurance policies in place. Support can also be a lot simpler, with no additional steps for end-users; they only sign up and get entry to their work apps and knowledge.  

Zero-touch is accessible on gadgets bought from our zero-touch service companions, and we’re excited to accomplice with Verizon to supply zero-touch enrollment on the Pixel, cellphone by Google, beginning in the present day.

“For our enterprise prospects, deploying new gadgets and companies securely with the flexibility to implement device-specific insurance policies is crucial for shielding proprietary info and a corporation’s model,” says Ryan O’Shea, vp of National Business Channels with Verizon Wireless. “The Android zero-touch enrollment program permits our enterprise prospects to rise up and operating seamlessly and securely, and we’re excited in the present day to introduce this initiative on the Pixel cellphone and different future Android gadgets.”

We’re working with our machine companions together with Samsung, Huawei, Sony, LG Electronics, HMD Global Oy Home of Nokia Phones, BlackBerry smartphones, HTC, Motorola, Honeywell, Zebra, and Sonim with further OEMs to be added quickly to ship the zero-touch expertise to enterprises. The Huawei Mate 10, Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact particularly will probably be among the many first gadgets to assist zero-touch within the coming weeks and of course, different gadgets from our OEM companions will launch quickly.

Organizations can use software program from main enterprise mobility administration suppliers (EMMs) together with VMware AirWatch, BlackBerry, MobileIron, IBM, SOTI, GSuite and others to specify configurations and machine insurance policies which are routinely utilized to workers’ cellular gadgets throughout the preliminary setup.

If your organization already makes use of different enrollment strategies, don’t be concerned — you’ll be able to combine enrollment strategies to fit your specific wants. Samsung will proceed to supply Knox Mobile Enrollment (KME) on Samsung gadgets, together with pre-Oreo gadgets. Samsung gadgets that improve to, or ship with, Android Oreo may have zero-touch as an extra choice. Other present enrollment strategies like QR code and NFC bump will proceed to be supported throughout Android.

Keen to get began with zero-touch? Talk to our service companions who plan to supply zero-touch:

  • USA: Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile

  • Europe: BT, Deutsche Telekom

  • Asia-Pacific: Softbank, Telstra

To study extra, go to our zero-touch web page.

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