Google Chrome Enterprise

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THE WORKFORCE HAS EVOLVED; INTRODUCING THE CLOUD WORKER.

The world of enterprise technology is constantly evolving, propelling cultural and technological change in organizations of all shapes and sizes. SaaS adoption is a prime example of this trend: Over the past two years, the median number of apps across enterprise customers has grown 24% from 2015 to 2017 (OKTA, 2018). 

This rise in SaaS adoption has brought with it a new breed of worker – the Cloud Worker – free from the constraints of a physical device, these workers operate in a world where their workspace is in the cloud and can be accessed anywhere, on any device: Cloud Workers spend on average 4.6 hours of work time in a web browser (Forrester, 2018).

KEY BENEFITS of Chrome ENterprise FOR YOUR BUSINESS

  1. Comprehensive, built-in security coverage allows IT administrators to easily provision, monitor and lock down all devices 

    1. Multi-layered security including verified boot, per-user encryption, off-machine file storage, tab & user sandboxing, site isolation, and ephemeral mode

    2. AI-driven threat detection via safe browsing and Google Play Protect

    3. Regular, controlled updates run seamlessly in the background every few weeks

  2. Extensive management options enabled with Chrome Enterprise license; Enforce policies across a wide range of criteria to control which types of websites, apps and extensions can be accessed by users

    1. Centrally manage and adjust 200+ user and device policies 

    2. Flexible EMM and identity options including Microsoft Active Directory

    3. Ability to enable ‘Grab n Go’ 

    4. 24/7 support

  3. Deploying Chromebooks in the enterprise can provide total annual savings per device of $482 (ESG, 2018), for economic benefit year on year

    1. Reduced acquisition costs, including hardware and software

    2. Reduced operational costs, including deployment, administration, support, maintenance, and power

    3. Improved business uptime, including less data risk, increased user productivity, and less downtime 

Chrome policy management

To deploy enterprise features to Chrome users, you push policies and settings to their devices or their managed Google Account (Chrome profile). Use policies to set your users' homepage, pre-install their apps, control what sites they can visit, and much more. For some Chrome Device policies, you would be required to buy 50$ license per device per year for it to work.


As a partner, Evonence will help you setup these policies for your organization. Below are some of the policies that can be applied to chrome devices and browsers in your organization.

  1. User experience policies like Setting homepages, setting default search engines, customize device wallpapers etc.

  2. Chrome auto-update policies like scheduling the chrome updates, disabling updates for certain devices, cache updates to reduce bandwidth usage etc.

  3. Chrome app and extension policies like Force-install apps and extensions that users cannot remove, Pre-install apps that users can remove, Allow or block users from installing specific apps or extensions, Prevent users from installing apps or extensions that request permissions your organization doesn’t allow etc.

  4. Chrome security policies like Prevent users from downloading potentially harmful files by enforcing Google Safe Browsing warnings, Force users to sign in to their corporate account to use Chrome Browser on managed computers, Protect users from untrusted sites by turning on site isolation, Whitelist or blacklist sites users can visit etc.

  5. Chrome privacy policies like Disable form autofill, disable search suggestions, disable Google Translate, disable password manager etc.

  6. Chrome Device Policies like Disabling the device from unauthorized access, disabling USB port on the device, Configure the wifi networks the device should connect to, etc.

Licence cost : $50/licence/ year

To purchase and set up Chrome enterprise management: 

Contact us   or email info@evonence.com