BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MobileIron , the leader in security and management for mobile apps, documents, and devices, today announced that it has expanded its partnership with Samsung to support Samsung KNOX, the most advanced Android solution for the enterprise. Samsung KNOX provides the deepest security and most comprehensive enterprise experience for both Mobile IT and end users.
"User adoption of Samsung mobile devices is exploding around the world and, with the KNOX, we are establishing a new standard for mobile security in the enterprise," said Jae Shin, Vice President, B2B Business Group at Samsung Electronics. "Our partnership with MobileIron enables organizations around the world to confidently welcome Samsung devices into even the most highly security-conscious environments. With the KNOX and MobileIron, we deliver the security that the IT department requires without compromising the experience end users love."
Samsung KNOX creates a distinct work persona that is entirely separate from a user's personal content and apps. Users can switch easily between environments, increasing their productivity and efficiency. The KNOX keeps personal data private because it is entirely separate from the work environment. As a result, there is no risk of the user losing personal data or the corporation losing business data. MobileIron and Samsung deliver this experience through the KNOX containerized environment from Samsung and end-to-end management of enterprise apps and documents by MobileIron."Samsung KNOX is a major step forward in establishing Android as a core computing platform for business, and we are pleased to be part of the KNOX ecosystem," said Bob Tinker, CEO, MobileIron. "What distinguishes KNOX is Samsung's commitment to meeting and exceeding the security needs of the most exacting enterprise and government organizations. Our customers are very excited to trial and deploy the KNOX." About MobileIronThe leader in security and management for mobile apps, documents, and devices, MobileIron's mission is to enable global companies to become Mobile First organizations, embracing mobility as their primary IT platform in order to transform their businesses and increase their competitiveness. Recognized by IDC as the fastest growing mobile enterprise management vendor in the world, MobileIron provides the scalable architecture, rapid innovation, and best practices for global companies to transform into Mobile First organizations. Leading global companies use MobileIron as the foundation for their Mobile First initiatives, including 7 of the 10 top pharmaceutical companies, 5 of the 10 top banks, 8 of the 10 top automotive manufacturers, 3 of the 5 top retailers, 4 of the 5 top aerospace and defense companies, and half of the 10 top law firms. For more information, please visit www.mobileiron.com. Safe Harbor StatementThis information is intended to outline MobileIron's general product direction and should not be relied on when making a purchasing decision.