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 Device Management (UEM/MDM), VPN, and identity solutions. Ultimately, your apps are simpler to configure, secure and deploy. The AppConfig Community is sponsored by industry leading device management vendors:

  • IBM
  • JAMF
  • 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

Auto-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

Restrict 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

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

Single Sign-On

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