Motorola Solutions Expands Enterprise AndroidTM Portfolio
New innovations include multiple mobile computers, new suite of enterprise
features and next generation of cross-platform development tools
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. -- October 1, 2013
Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI), a leading provider of mission-critical
communication solutions and services for enterprise and government customers,
today announced three enterprise mobile computers running the most popular
version of the Android operating system (OS) supported by new Extensions (Mx)
by Motorola Solutions security features and the fourth generation of RhoMobile
Suite’s cross-platform development framework. This new set of technologies and
development tools will help businesses adapt, enhance, integrate and secure
the Android OS for enterprise customers.
Motorola Mobile Computers with Android Jelly Bean OS
*Motorola is expanding the industry’s largest portfolio of purpose-built,
Android-based devices with the introduction of the ET1, MC40 and MC67
enterprise mobile computers running the Jelly Bean version of the Android
OS and fortified with Mx enhancements.
*The Jelly Bean version of the Android OS provides new features important
to enterprises including security enhancements, better graphics support
and improved logging and support capabilities.
*Motorola mobile computers with the Android OS can run Android applications
that have been developed natively or with alternative frameworks such as
*Motorola provides a full software development kit (SDK) that allows
developers to easily develop and integrate enterprise data capture
features on Motorola’s Android-based mobile computers.
Extensions (Mx) by Motorola Solutions
*Mx is a suite of security, device management and performance extensions
that have been added to the standard Android OS to make it ready for the
*With Mx, IT administrators can strictly enforce which business
applications are allowed to run on a device, and mobile device management
(MDM) vendors can provide real-time remote management control.
*Mx infuses Motorola Android-based mobile computers with enterprise-class
data capture features as well as fast and intelligent pre-emptive roaming
and edge awareness to provide mobile workers with a superior wireless
*Mx is written on the commercial Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and
will not compromise Android functions nor create application compatibility
RhoMobile Suite 4.0
*RhoMobile Suite 4.0 is the next generation of powerful cross-platform
development tools that help businesses mobilize their workers, no matter
what OS, device and technology is in their hands.
*Developers can write, integrate, host and manage applications that work
across platforms -- including new support for iOS7 and Windows Phone 8 --
on both consumer and enterprise devices.
*RhoMobile Suite 4.0 simplifies the development process by creating a
build RhoMobile apps and easily integrate them into device capabilities.
*Enterprises, PartnerEmpower channel partners and other independent
software vendors (ISVs) can reduce costs and improve time-to-market with
their applications by using RhoMobile Suite 4.0 to write an application
once and run it across multiple legacy and future OS platforms and
Girish Rishi, senior vice president of enterprise solutions, Motorola
“Motorola Solutions has brought together the industry’s broadest enterprise
mobile computing portfolio operating on the Jelly Bean version of the Android
OS. With Mx, businesses can feel confident that these Android devices are
secure, manageable and enterprise-ready. Developers can also leverage and
develop standard Android applications or HTML5 cross-platform applications
using RhoMobile Suite 4.0. Now, businesses have more choices and can better
manage rapid changes in the market by using Motorola’s tools that deliver
complete solutions in less time while protecting their mobile investments.”
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solutions and services for enterprise and government customers. Through
leading-edge innovation and communications technology, it is a global leader
that enables its customers to be their best in the moments that matter.
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