Google has now started adding EMM solutions to their Android Enterprise Recommended program and as announced by BlackBerry, BlackBerry UEM is one of the first to be included.

"We're excited to recognize BlackBerry as part of the Android Enterprise Recommended for Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) program," said David Still, Managing Director of Android Enterprise Business. "With this program, we set out to make it easy for customers to deploy, manage, and secure Android devices through validated EMM solutions that offer advanced enterprise features, and are backed by trained support and expertise. We are pleased BlackBerry has joined us in this effort to help customers take advantage of modern Android Enterprise management."

The addition of BlackBerry UEM follows BlackBerry Mobile devices such as the BlackBerry KEYone, BlackBerry Motion, BlackBerry KEY2, and KEY2 LE being added as supported devices. As highlighted by Google, BlackBerry is joining others such as Google Cloud, I3 Systems, IBM, Microsoft, MobileIron, Softbank, SOTI, and VMware. Additional partners will be added throughout 2019.