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SAP to Deploy Samsung Android Smartphones, Tablets Internally

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, 29 Feb 2012News

Enterprise software maker SAP is going to deploy select few models of Android powered mobile devices in offering from Samsung internally announced the South Korea based tech giant at an on-going Mobile World Congress.

Confirming the news, chief information officer at SAP, Oliver Bussmann stated that the company is indeed going to make available these Android devices to their global workforce - a move that the CIO says, is a part of their " internal device-agnostic strategy".

The devices to be deployed by SAP include the immensely popular Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 as well as Samsung Galaxy S II smartphones. Also, these devices will be pre-loaded with "Sybase Afaria 7.0", a popular mobile management system.

The SAP CIO also stated that the company would deploy some extensive IT policies to ensure that the business data on these devices remain secured.

"The consumerization of IT is driving our innovation path and commitment to providing customers with the industry's most comprehensive, robust and streamlined mobility management platform, including mobile device management", Global Solutions president at SAP Sanjay Poonen stated reported Beta News.

"The new, delightful UI significantly enhances the end-user experience while helping reduce management costs for enterprise IT," he added.

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