By Bob Gourley
Today at Mobile World Congress, Fixmo announces the expansion of its collaboration with Samsung, the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer. Fixmo SafeZone for Knox is the first cross-platform secure workspace solution to be fully managed by Samsung’s new Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) system.
“We are very pleased to have Fixmo as a partner in delivering solutions that take full advantage of the KNOX platform and support our new Enterprise Mobility Management system”, said Dr. Injong Rhee, Senior Vice President and Head of B2B R&D Group, IT & Mobile Division at Samsung Electronics. “The KNOX platform continues to set the bar for mobile security in enterprise and government. With our new EMM product, we are expanding our mobile security and management offerings with easy-to-use, cloud-based, mobile device management capabilities. EMM’s management of cross-platform secure workspace products like Fixmo’s SafeZone for KNOX means enterprise and government customers can partner with Samsung to satisfy their complete mobile security and management needs.”
In addition to support for Samsung’s Enterprise Mobility Management system, the collaboration between Fixmo and Samsung includes:
- Fixmo’s Sentinel Integrity Services product being delivered as an integrated component of Samsung KNOX, the only Android-based operating system approved for use by the US Department of Defense (DoD), as specified in the US Defense Information Security Agency’s Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (DISA STIGs);
- Fixmo Enterprise Mobility Platform (Fixmo EMP) support for the deployment and management of Samsung KNOX devices by government and enterprise customers, and;
- Fixmo’s ongoing role as an approved reseller and distributor of Samsung KNOX licenses.
“We are extremely proud to offer the most comprehensive and high assurance solution for securing and managing Samsung KNOX devices within Government and Enterprise”, said Rick Segal, CEO of Fixmo. “Expanding upon our already strong relationship, we are pleased to also be the first organization to support Samsung’s new Enterprise Mobility Management system. Together, Samsung and Fixmo truly help enterprise and government organizations embrace the Samsung KNOX platform on the latest Samsung Galaxy devices – without compromising security or compliance.”
Fixmo is a leading provider of defense-grade mobile device integrity and security solutions for the public and private sectors. Through its innovative approach to data protection, identity verification and system integrity monitoring, Fixmo helps organizations and individuals embrace the full potential of mobility and BYOD without compromising security or compliance. Fixmo’s technology has been developed as part of a Co-operative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Fixmo is headquartered in Sterling, Virginia and Toronto, Canada (http://fixmo.com).
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 286,000 people across 80 countries with annual sales of US$216.7 billion. To discover more, please visit (http://www.samsung.com).