Google Purchases Hong Kong Mobile Device Manager Startup Divide.
Hong Kong-based startup Divide has recently announced on its company blog that it has manage to acquired by Google. The total amount has currently not been disclosed upon. Along with its Hong Kong Office, Google has Also Acquired the ones in New York and London as well.
Divide is an enterprise mobile device management platform that helps organization their full effects out of mobile technology and corporate ‘Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD) Policies.
Divides Blogs states, “We’re thrilled to announce that Divide is joining Google!”
The Divide team shall be integrated into Google Android division. The Blog further elaborated that “Divide was founded with a simple mission: Give people the best mobile experience at work. As part of the Android team, we’re excited to continue developing solutions that our users love.”
Any current existing customers of Divide, will not need to fret as the as the services will continue to work as they always have been.
This recent move can also be viewed as Google’s attempt to make the Android even more appealing towards enterprise customers. Although, Divide has also seen the launching of the iOS Version since 2012.
The company had been co-founded by Andrew Toy, Alexander Trewby and David ZHo, who’s previous experience are with MTV Networks, Morgan Stanley and Smule respectively. Its existing investors has included Comcast Ventures, Google Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, Genacast Ventures, High Peaks Ventures Partners, NYC Seed, and Bold Start.
Further information provided by the company website stated that Divide’s flagship platform combines cloud-based management with device-level technology that ensure enterprise security and control without having to compromise the personal freedom and privacy of their customers.