Google Inc.’s Android, having become the most popular smartphone software among consumers, is set to gain traction with businesses as SAP AG and VMWare Inc. help iron out security kinks.
Software companies attending the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week are displaying solutions designed to prevent corporate data from being compromised when employees use their personal phones for work. Samsung Electronics Co., the biggest maker of Android phones, says reducing that risk would give it a chance to overtake Apple Inc. in the enterprise business.
“We recognized that we need a new growth agenda for Samsung, which is going to enterprise,” said Bum-coo Cho, who heads Suwon, South Korea-based Samsung’s enterprise business team. “Samsung will put a significant amount of effort into generating business from the enterprise sector.”
Originally Posted By Cornelius Rahn, Bloomburg Businessweek