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Globo Announces Integration with Samsung KNOX™ for Expanded Security and Management of Android Devices

Globo Plc (LSE-AIM: GBO), the global provider of complete enterprise mobility solutions and Software-as-a-Service (“SaaS”), today announced that its Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) platform, GO!Enterprise, now supports Samsung KNOX™. This integration further enhances security, management and user experience of Globo’s offering for Samsung Android devices.

GO!Enterprise support of the Samsung KNOX functionality includes both the core security platform and secure app container. It will enable organizations to secure and manage both bring your own device (BYOD) and corporate-issued Android smartphones and tablets from Samsung. IT teams will be able to seamlessly integrate Samsung KNOX-capable devices to their mobile ecosystems easily while maintaining full control over sensitive corporate data, apps, devices and network access. Customers in highly compliant markets get additional benefit from the Samsung KNOX Workspace which segments personal and corporate content on mobile devices into separate environments to ensure corporate security and employee privacy.

GO!Enterprise for Samsung KNOX enhances the Samsung Android mobile operating system in key areas, such as:

  • Comprehensive device and container management for corporate-liable; corporate-owned, employee-enabled (COPE); and BYOD devices
  • Container management for BYOD devices
  • Improved productivity through dual persona, support for single sign-on and enterprise app store
  • Integrated hardware/software-based security for device and application security
  • Defense and government ready, including US DOD STIG, MDFPP CC, and FIPS140-2 certifications

“Our collaboration with Samsung enables our customers to adopt all types of Samsung Android devices with confidence while protecting personal data and ensuring corporate data loss prevention. This integration adds flexibility and security in mobile deployments, especially for organizations that face compliance requirements,” said Paul DePond, vice president of innovation and technology for Globo. “Keeping with our holistic view of EMM, this new feature will be available in our next GO!Enterprise EMM release to our customers at no additional cost.”

Customers can visit Globo at CTIA’s Super Mobility Week in Las Vegas at booth 7211, September 9 through September 11, or contact sales at [email protected].

Globo also participates in Samsung Enterprise Alliance Program (SEAP) and this initiative further strengthens the relationship with Samsung.

About Globo

Globo Plc is a global provider of complete enterprise mobility solutions and SaaS. Our GO!Enterprise (EMM) and GO!AppZone (MADP) offerings help businesses expand their engagement with employees and customers through the mobile channel via a secure and extensible environment that runs on all smart devices. The Group operates internationally through subsidiaries and offices in U.S., U.K., Europe, Middle East and South East Asia. Globo was recognized in the 2014 Gartner Enterprise Mobility Management Magic Quadrant report. For more information visit www.globoplc.com.

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