Velocity Technology Partners Blog

Velocity Technology Partners has been serving Athens, Gainesville and North Georgia since 2005, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Google Pixel Is First to Come with Zero-Touch Provisioning--Will Your Favorite Be Next?

Google Pixel Is First to Come with Zero-Touch Provisioning--Will Your Favorite Be Next?

Does your business use Google’s line of Android devices for business purposes? Well, you might be happy to hear about Google’s new zero-touch solution for enterprises for their Pixel line of smartphones. If you provide smartphones for your business’ employees, you know how much of a hassle it is to set up these devices. This new zero-touch policy attempts to make a change to this.

Google often targets businesses like this with specialized devices designed to make onboarding easier. Examples of these attempts include specialized versions of the Google Play store, additional security features, and even management dashboards to add a high level of customization for their clients. Due to this high level of customization, though, many businesses are finding that it takes quite a lot of time to configure each and every device that they are going to use for their organization. Thus, the need for zero-touch devices becomes quite apparent.

When we talk about zero-touch, we mean devices that are already pre-configured so that your organization doesn’t necessarily have to do as much work to get them ready for action. However, while this might sound like the best way to approach devices, you might find yourself held back at first. For one, zero-touch is a concept that’s only available through certain carrier opt-ins (like Verizon). Another restriction is that it’s only available on Google Pixel devices in the United States. However, other providers like AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile plan on implementing these services soon.

Additionally, third-party Android device manufacturers are willing to go the distance for these solutions. Samsung, HTC, Huawei, Sony, LG, Blackberry, and Motorola all want to bring zero-touch to devices in the coming months.

Despite all of its restrictions, zero-touch solves one of the most difficult parts of managing mobile devices for your organization: multiple devices with different operating systems. You can be confident that there is a uniform OS being used on all of your devices, mainly because there is only one available at this moment. If nothing else, this is something that you can look forward to, along with the time saved by eliminating the time needed to set up each device.

If your business needs mobile devices or mobile device management, reach out to Velocity Technology Partners at (800) - 983 - 5765.



No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Wednesday, July 18 2018

Captcha Image

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code dieser Seite

Tag Cloud

Twitter Managed IT Services Innovation Travel App Small Business Privacy Cybercrime Chromebook Charger History Chrome Wireless Internet Connectivity Maintenance IT support OneNote Business Management Legal Best Practices Apple Flexibility Marketing Hosted Solution IT Support Conferencing NFL Blockchain Education Gamification Proactive IT Commerce IT Services Content Filter Wireless Charging Vendor Management Software Backup User Tips Bring Your Own Device Credit Cards Android Managed IT services Legislation Hard Drive Value Content Filtering Specifications Device Security Work/Life Balance Managed IT Smart Tech Financial Government Ransomware Update MSP Remote Computing Alert Business Computing Google Maps Cloud Computing Law Enforcement Smartphone Outlook Operating System Risk Management IT Solutions File Sharing Smartphones Licensing eWaste App store Streaming Media Google Assistant Personal Information Cast Big Data Monitoring Patch Management Google Browser Gmail Malware Cortana Compliance Cybersecurity Wi-Fi Redundancy Project Management Managing Stress Technology Data Protection Printing Unsupported Software Fraud The Internet of Things Mobile Device Management Microsoft Office Hosted Solutions Collaboration Analysis VoIp Workers Computers Congratulations Data Loss User Error HBO Windows 10 Disaster Recovery Sales Holiday Applications Phishing Computing Server Two-factor Authentication Data Backup Data Breach Proactive Comparison Adobe Mobile Security Business Continuity Business Apps Wireless Technology Evernote Data Recovery Internet IT budget Google Docs Telephone Systems Websites WiFi Sports Cloud Remote Monitoring Financial Technology Mobile Devices IoT iPhone Communication Ciminal Sync Screen Mirroring Antivirus Office 365 Email Data Employer-Employee Relationship Google Drive Politics Hackers Vulnerability Cost Management Computer Productivity Data Security Spyware Devices Communications Audit Mobility Memory Storage Efficiency Identity Thank You Lifestyle Computer Forensics Microsoft Social Media Spam Windows Ink Company Culture FAQ Hybrid Cloud Networking Excel WIndows Server 2008 Encryption Management Data Privacy PowerPoint Hardware Gadgets Data Theft SaaS Microsoft Word Internet of Things VPN Windows Passwords Gifts Edge Retail Data Management Money Virus intranet Data Storage BDR Automation Softphones Tech Term BYOD Network Updates Emergency Network Security Safety Word Managed Service Provider Students Security Identities Artificial Intelligence Language Telephone IT Management Unified Communications Tip of the Week Software as a Service Microsoft Excel Best Practice Tech Support Application Tablets WannaCry Social Engineering Identity Theft Router Virtualization Cleaning Saving Money Outsourced IT Shortcut