Introducing The AppConfig Community

A community focused on providing tools and best practices around native capabilities in mobile operating systems to enable a more consistent, open and simple way to configure and secure mobile apps in order to increase mobile adoption in business. Users benefit with instant mobile productivity and a seamless out-of-the box experience, and businesses benefit with secure work-ready apps with minimal setup required while leveraging existing investments in Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM), VPN, and identity solutions. Ultimately, your apps are simpler to configure, secure and deploy.

  • IBM
  • JAMF
  • MobileIron
  • new_vmware_aw
  • SOTI
  • Blackberry
  • Cisco
  • SAP

Benefits of AppConfig

ISVs & Developers

  • – Build enterprise-ready apps faster
  • – EMM vendor neutral solution
  • – Reduce need for proprietary SDK
  • – Reduce need for App Wrapping


  • – Leverage existing EMM, VPN, and IAM investments
  • – Better native onboarding user experience
  • – Greater selection of business apps

EMM Providers

  • – Leverage OS best practices
  • – Larger ecosystem of business apps
  • – Simplify app configuration
  • – Ease management workflows

Android OEMs

  • – Build proprietary device configurations
  • – Support new features same-day
  • – Equal feature set across EMMs
  • – Increased value-add of devices

How AppConfig works in the Enterprise

App Configuration

app_configuration_iconAuto-configure URL/port settings, group codes, email addresses and license keys to eliminate the need to educate end users about first time setup.

Security Policies & Access Control

security_iconRestrict apps to run only on approved devices and enforce security policies such as required encryption and data loss prevention at the app level.

App Tunnel

app_tunnel_iconSelectively enable approved apps to use an app tunnel to connect to backend and corporate networks.

Single Sign-On

single-sign-onEnable single sign-on across enterprise apps, leveraging existing identity management solutions.