BlackBerry has announced a partnership with Google to develop a new version of Android for business. The new system will feature security implementations characteristic of BES12, a command and control center for enterprise security. Check out more details in the article below.
The business version of Android builds from Android Lollipop 5.0, and receives all productivity apps from the Google Play for Work suite. The corporate store functions as a kind of Play Store, where employees find the applications implemented by their companies and, of course, the tools that will provide users with daily tasks. The partnership is a victory for both companies, which will be able to position themselves in the corporate market by offering a solid solution embedded in a BlackBerry security standard device. The new partnership further reinforces rumors of a future BlackBerry device running Android, but with the new information, we can conclude that this smartphone is supposed to be aimed at the business.
And, does BlackBerry's return to the corporate market depend on Android?