Zebra Technologies Named Android Enterprise Gold Partner by Google

Zebra is one of the program’s leading mobile computer manufacturers with 38 Android Enterprise Recommended devices

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. – Oct. 19, 2023 – Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a leading digital solution provider enabling businesses to intelligently connect data, assets, and people, today announced it has been validated as a Gold partner in Google’s new Android Enterprise Partner Program by meeting the program’s product excellence, performance and partner expertise requirements.

Gold partner status is Android's highest seal of approval for creating and employing Android Enterprise devices, including rugged and vertical-specific mobile computers, that meet or exceed an elevated set of technical criteria for enterprise-grade devices.

Zebra is a leading original equipment manufacturer (OEM) in the Android Enterprise Recommended (AER) program with 38 rugged devices certified since joining the Android Enterprise program in 2019, with additional products planned in 2023. As an Android Gold partner, Zebra has expanded access to Android Enterprise training, developer tools, early access to content, and technical support. Development teams from Zebra and Google’s Android have collaborated closely since 2012.

“We are excited to welcome Zebra Technologies to the Android Enterprise Partner Program as a Gold partner,” said Ken Schutt, Director of Android Enterprise Partnerships, Google. “Zebra has gone above and beyond for its customers, ensuring they receive top-tier customer service, support, and solutions to help them grow their businesses.”

Offering the largest, most diverse selection of enterprise-grade mobile computers – including handhelds, tablets, wearables and vehicle-mounted mobile computers – Zebra provides new ways of working to help those at the front line of business and government succeed through increased productivity, improved operational efficiency and enhanced customer service.

“We are excited to be recognized as a Gold partner in Google’s Android Enterprise Partner Program,” said Julie Johnson, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise Mobile Computing, Zebra Technologies. “This recognition highlights the strategic nature of our relationship with Google’s Android Enterprise team and reflects our commitment to ensuring our customers continue to derive optimal benefits from Zebra mobile computers to achieve their desired business outcomes.”  


  • Zebra Technologies has been validated as an Android Enterprise Gold partner by meeting the program’s expertise, performance, and product excellence requirements set by Android Enterprise.Zebra is one of the program’s leading mobile computer manufacturers with 38 Android Enterprise Recommended Devices certified by Android.
  • The Android Enterprise Gold partner validation serves as the highest seal of approval by Android and provides expanded access to Android Enterprise training, developer tools, and technical support.
  • Zebra joined the Android Enterprise program in 2019 and has collaborated closely with Android’s development team since 2012. Learn more about the past, present and future of this alliance here.


Zebra (NASDAQ: ZBRA) helps organizations monitor, anticipate, and accelerate workflows by empowering their frontline and ensuring that everyone and everything is visible, connected and fully optimized. Our award-winning portfolio spans software to innovations in robotics, machine vision, automation and digital decisioning, all backed by a +50-year legacy in scanning, track-and-trace and mobile computing solutions. With an ecosystem of 10,000 partners across more than 100 countries, Zebra’s customers include over 80% of the Fortune 500. Newsweek recently recognized Zebra as one of America’s Most Loved Workplaces and Greatest Workplaces for Diversity, and we are on Fast Company’s list of the Best Workplaces for Innovators. Learn more at www.zebra.com or sign up for news alerts. Follow Zebra’s Your Edge blog, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, and check out our Story Hub: Zebra Perspectives.

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