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:
“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.”
AirWatch is the world’s largest mobile security and enterprise mobility management provider with more than 6,500 customers and more than 1,200 global associates. 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. The AirWatch platform, featuring industry-leading mobile device management and application management, also incorporates the most secure content management solution, Secure Content Locker™. These solutions can be used stand-alone for unique BYOD requirements or as a comprehensive, highly scalable enterprise-grade mobility platform.
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