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AirWatch Integrates with Samsung KNOX for Secure Enterprise Mobile Management Deployments of Android Devices; Ensures Data Loss Prevention and Offers System-Level Persona Separation

AirWatch®, the global leader and innovator in mobile security and the largest Enterprise Mobile Management (EMM) provider announces integration with Samsung® KNOX for enterprise-ready Android deployments. Samsung will announce KNOX at the AirWatch booth, hall 3, #3B34.

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.”

About AirWatch

AirWatch is the largest enterprise mobile management (EMM) provider in the world with more than 6,000 customers and 1,200 employees. During Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Feb. 25, 2013, AirWatch will present several topical sessions that are open to the public in hall 3, booth #3B34. AirWatch Connect sponsors include Aerohive, Blue Coat, Bradford Networks, Dimension Data, Entrust, Fishnet Security, GEMA, IBM, IBELEM, Jeppesen, MicroStrategy, Nokia, NTS, Samsung, SCHIFFL, Siemens Enterprise Communications, Unisys, Vox Mobile, Xirrus and Zebra Technologies.

For more information, visit www.air-watch.com/connect/barcelona-2013.

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