Google iOS sync will be coming the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

The company said it'll give businesses the security they'll need to protect their work devices

Google has announced it'll be supporting the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launches with an iOS Sync solution that will protect files, emails, documents and other Google apps on Apple OS-based devices.

The company launched the offering to appeal to those who use their iPhone as a work device alongside its own Android device management solution.

iOS Sync will come ready-integrated into the Gmail and Google Drive apps for iOS, so users don't need to download anything extra. Itt also supports iOS 7 so if users prefer to stay on the older OS, they're still safe. 

Clayton Jones, product manager for Google for Work, said: "Marvel and DC Comics, Star Wars and Star Trek, Emacs and VIwe all have our favorites. And then there's iOS and Android, each with dedicated fans. Regardless of which you prefer, there's no reason your device of choice should get in the way of your work."

iOS Sync should aid management for IT decision makers, allowing them to set a policy so that when an employee logs into Google Apps including Gmail and Google Drive using their work email and password, they're prompted to activate their device.

Wi-Fi networks and certificates for employees can also be configured, so they are only able to connect to trusted networks.

Google's iOS Sync will support any other policies set up on your company's devices and it won't replace those security measures, so firms will still be able to remotely wipe a device, approve applications and block devices if they fall into the wrong hands.

iOS Sync will start rolling out to device running iOS 7 and iOS 8 next week and will be available for Google Apps for Work, Google Apps for Education and Google Apps for Government.

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