VMware Extends Partnership With Samsung to Include AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management and Samsung KNOX Workspace
ATLANTA, GA–(Marketwired – September 22, 2015) – Today at AirWatch® Connect™, the leading event in enterprise mobility, VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) announced two new reselling agreements with Samsung. VMware will resell Samsung KNOX Workspace globally, and Samsung Business Services, part of Samsung Electronics America, will now offer the industry-leading AirWatch by VMware™ Enterprise Mobility Management™ Suite in the United States.
“Samsung is a longtime and valuable partner to both AirWatch and VMware, and we are excited to offer our customers the benefit of a combined AirWatch and Samsung KNOX offering,” said Susan Nash, vice president, End-User Computing, VMware. “The synergy of device deployment using the industry’s best enterprise mobility management solution combined with the enterprise-grade security of Samsung KNOX Workspace is a compelling offer to our customers. Together we are helping enable business mobility in organizations around the world that want to transform business processes and enhance security.”
“Samsung is thrilled to support this strategic alliance with AirWatch, bringing together two industry leaders in mobile device management and security,” said Rick Segal, vice president, Samsung Electronics Enterprise Business Team. “Both companies will be able to support a range of services that will ultimately increase productivity and help companies manage their security more effectively.”
The extended partnership gives customers:
- End-to-end mobile security with AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management™ and Samsung KNOX Workspace to deliver defense-grade, hardware anchored security.
- Easy and efficient enrollment with AirWatch and KNOX Mobile Enrollment, allowing IT to rapidly deploy thousands of devices from a single, intuitive management console.
- Advanced application management to easily manage, secure and record public, internal and purchased apps.
VMware will offer a range of supporting services to help customers onboard Samsung KNOX Workspace, including procurement, policy enablement, app installation and deployment on the latest Samsung Galaxy devices. KNOX Workspace is Samsung’s government-certified container solution which secures devices from both the hardware and software levels.
This strategic alliance also enables Samsung Business Services to resell the AirWatch by VMware Enterprise Mobility Management Suite in the United States. AirWatch helps customers deliver mobility management in a simple, secure fashion, integrating with existing enterprise systems to manage all devices from a central console. AirWatch supports all device types, deployment structures and enterprise needs to help companies transition to business mobility.