Samsung will deprecate Knox Platform for Enterprise features duplicated in Android Enterprise

Samsung Workspace, Knox up to version 2.x, relied on DeviceAdmin. This will no longer be available in Android Q and the task will be taken over by Android Enterprise. Therefore Knox in version 3.x+ also uses Android Enterprise as technical basis, called Knox Platform for Enterprise (KPE). This resulted in …

Microsoft is catching up: listed as market leader in Gartner MQ for Unified Endpoint Management (UEM)

The Magic Quadrants represent the most important suppliers and their innovations, both as a snapshot and for planning purposes. Now Microsoft is listed with Intune as leader in the area of UEM (Unified Endpoint Management). Brad Anderson, Corporate Vice President Microsoft 365 via Microsoft Blog: Since the last 2017 Gartner …

Android Project Mainline: security updates via Google Play

Google wants to continue working on the optimization of their update distribution and has already taken measures: Besides the Android Enterprise recommended certification, also the Project Treble is helping to streamline OS updates. Starting with Android Q, Project Mainline is added. In Android Q, 14 modules were defined in which …

Samsung is working on OEMConfig App | Common Client Library for shared use of KME and Zero-Touch

After Sony, Samsung is now also working on an OEMConfig App: Knox Service Plugin (KSP). The app will be made publicly available this spring. So you don’t have to wait for the EMM providers to implement the new features aka Policies, you can use new functions and policies from day …

Android Enterprise Recommended expands: EMMs are now also listed

Google has extended its own Android Enterprise Recommended program and now also lists EMMs. The program was initially started with handsets and is now being expanded. As an admin you now have the possibility to recognize certified EMMs at a glance. Requirements: Android Enterprise Recommended EMM solutions provide an advanced set …

Next Major Release Update of BlackBerry UEM Client Requires UEM12.8

The next major release of BlackBerry UEM Client for iOS and Android devices, which is currently planned for the spring of 2019, will enforce TLS 1.2 as the minimum security version for communication between device and server. Previously, this enforcement was not possible because of backwards compatibility requirements between older …

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi will use Android from 2021 – Manageable via UEM?!

According to the Wall Street Journal, the alliance of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi will use Android for infotainment systems and displays in all vehicles from 2021 onwards. The Allianz sold over 5.5 million vehicles in the first half of 2018, more than Toyota and Volkswagen. Especially sales representatives know it: You´re driving your …