It seems that Google wants to promote Android to make it more attractive and safer for businesses, which are still on BlackBerry or Apple solutions for the mobile enterprise.
According to The Information, the next version of the operating system that would see the light this summer would have features aimed mainly to the Enterprise customers, which it would add specific APIs and greater security of the data, or that is what their anonymous sources.
Sundar Pichai He would be leading the initiative to boost the security of Android for companies. It is said that you could store sensitive information directly on special chips, with a stronger data encryption; compatibility with applications with additional biometric information such as fingerprints authentication; new APIs for devices and applications to remotely manage devices company to make a partial deletion and delete only the data of the company; and companies to publish only for their workers their applications.
These improvements would come in the next major update of Android, which could be presented during the Google I/O 2014 which will be held from 25 to 26 June, or later in an event apart.