Apple’s iPhone and iPad long ago pushed out the BlackBerry as the corporate standard for mobile devices, in all but the highest-security environments. Google — whose Android platform reigns outside the corporate world — is now trying to push out Apple, with a new effort called Android for Work. And Samsung is upping the game with a new version of its own Android security suite, Knox.
What Android for Work does and doesn’t do
That technology came to market last week, adding new security and management capabilities, plus the ability to do corporate deployments of Android apps from the Play Store.