AirWatch Integrates with Samsung KNOX for Secure Enterprise Mobile Management Deployments of Android Devices
AirWatch announces integration with Samsung® KNOX for enterprise-ready Android deployments.
(Media-Newswire.com) - AirWatch announces integration with Samsung® KNOX for enterprise-ready Android deployments.
Samsung KNOX is an end-to-end secure solution that provides security hardening from the hardware through to the application layer. The KNOX platform retains full compatibility with Android and the Google ecosystem while engineering fundamental security and management enhancements, including its unique application container technology which enables enterprises to support both BYOD and Corporate-Liable models without compromising corporate security or employee privacy.
“AirWatch has over 20 years of experience in true enterprise mobile solutions, and partnership with AirWatch will bring reassurance and convenience for IT departments looking to implement and manage Bring Your Own Device ( BYOD ) strategies.” said Dr. Injong Rhee, Senior Vice President, B2B R&D Group, Samsung Electronics.
AirWatch already implements the most Samsung SAFE features of any EMM provider and will provide same-day KNOX support allowing enterprises and government institutions to: Create container on the device Enforce container passcode Configure corporate email in the container Set VPN policies at the application level Allow ability to silently add, remove and update apps in the container Enable single sign-on Encrypt by default Restrict all access to container applications and data to the container space
“Samsung KNOX is a significant step in enterprise readiness for Android and allows businesses and government institutions to adopt new mobile device types with enterprise-grade security into their mobile ecosystems,” said John Marshall, president and CEO, AirWatch. “AirWatch delivers the flexibility to implement and manage diverse mobile operating systems and platform iterations through strong OEM integration. Samsung SAFE and KNOX management support provide our customers additional options to protect personal data while ensuring corporate data loss prevention, especially for BYOD programs.”
X About AirWatch
AirWatch is the global leader in mobile device security and management ( MDM ) systems, and, with 5,300 customers and nearly 1,000 global associates, is more than twice the size of any other MDM company. Having no outside capital, AirWatch is predominately funded by operating cash flow, resulting in an estimated install base four to five times larger than any other MDM provider. The largest customer base, combined with the largest research and development team in the industry, allows AirWatch to provide the broadest functionality at the lowest cost. This, combined with a scalable high-availability architecture, results in virtually every mobility project with more than 20,000 devices being managed by AirWatch. Examples of this market leadership include the top four global Fortune companies, nine of the top 10 US retailers, six of the top 10 global airlines, the top four global energy companies, six of the top 10 global pharmaceutical companies, seven of the top 10 global CPG companies, three of the top five US medical device companies, five of the top 10 global luxury goods companies and two of the top three global hotel groups.
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