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Google Makes Chrome Browser More Enterprise Friendly

Dec 16, 2010, 14:04 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Needle)

[ Thanks to James Maguire for this link. ]

"Google announced its first concerted effort to get its Chrome browser in the hands of more enterprise users. Today Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced controls designed to let IT administrators easily configure and deploy the browser on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems of their choosing. Google said its new MSI installer lets businesses that use standard deployment tools install Chrome for all their managed users.

""We've also added support for managed group policy with a list of policies and a set of templates that allow administrators to easily customize browser settings to manage security and privacy," Google said in a blog post. "For your users that need access to older Web applications not yet qualified for Chrome, we also added group policy support to Google Chrome Frame, an Internet Explorer plug-in that provides Chrome-quality rendering for the broader Web, while defaulting to host rendering for any Web applications that still require IE.""

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