Amir Sarhangi, Head of RCS at Google, tells that the app is getting renamed because Android Messages is becoming more like Android itself: an industry effort spearheaded by Google, but with other stakeholders involved (namely: the carriers).
The new name is also a signal to users that the app fully supports RCS.
further by helping you control which computers receive which updates and by providing some basic reporting information.
But what if you need to update thousands of computers of different types, in different geographies, and with different requirements?
Software Updates in SMS consist of two parts: the scanning tools and the Distribute Software Updates Wizard.