MDM Essentials: 5 Keys to Effective Enterprise Management of Smartphones

MDM Essentials: 5 Keys to Effective Enterprise Management of Smartphones

IT managers diving into mobile device management (MDM) — and enterprise mobility management (EMM) — tools for the first time, whether for corporate-owned or BYOD smartphones, can find the process overwhelming. All of the interesting device management policies and cool features in today’s MDM consoles will get the creative juices flowing, but can just as easily create analysis paralysis.

Fortunately, mobile device management is something that you can start small with and grow. As with many IT projects, rapid prototyping and user feedback will increase your odds of success.

Here are the five essential steps to get you off on the right foot managing […] Read more

Mobile Device Management for Small Businesses: A Guide

Mobile Device Management for Small Businesses: A Guide

With more than 5.1 billion unique, active mobile users in world¹, it is needless to say that technology has changed the way we live and work and it is here to stay. It’s fascinating though that while we have adopted mobile technology in our day-to-day lives on a large scale, our workplaces are still undergoing the mobile transformation.  Small businesses have adopted technology to speed up business operations and drive productivity but have severe gaps in securing these devices and the vulnerable business data lying on it. Moreso, the corporate data on the employees’ personal device is unattended and the […] Read more

Knox Deep Dive: Real-time Kernel Protection (RKP)

Knox Deep Dive: Real-time Kernel Protection (RKP)

The Knox platform’s patented Real-time Kernel Protection (RKP) is the industry’s strongest protection against kernel threats and exploits. RKP works seamlessly out-of-the-box, with no setup required. Simply powering on a Samsung Knox device provides world-class threat protection and attack mitigation. RKP supports the rest of the Knox security offerings to provide full security coverage without the typical gaps anticipated with mobile devices.

 

Why does kernel protection matter?

 

Kernel protection is central to device security and enterprise data protection.

 

A compromised kernel can leak sensitive data and even allow remote monitoring and control of the affected device. Other more commonplace protections like Secure Boot […] Read more

Knox Platform for Enterprise goes beyond Android Enterprise

Knox Platform for Enterprise goes beyond Android Enterprise

Samsung and Google have been diligently working to advance and secure enterprise mobility, and today we see improvements around both Google’s Android operating system and Samsung’s Knox platform that make it easier than ever for businesses to stay connected, protected, and productive.

 

Samsung launched Knox in 2013, designing a mobile security platform that was embedded into the hardware and software of most of its Android tablets and smartphones. We built a suite of IT solutions that leverage this platform and address a variety of business needs through the entire device life cycle. Today, we call this evolved platform Knox Platform for Enterprise (KPE).

 

During this time, Google […] Read more

Unique Advantages of Knox App Management

Unique Advantages of Knox App Management

What sets the Knox platform apart from other mobile platforms are the advanced app management features not found in other solutions, providing additional advantages that enable enterprises to be fully efficient and productive.

 

App control

Clear cache data:

Remove cache memory for an individual or list of apps to help optimize space and have complete control over your data.

Set default apps by intent:

Set an app as the primary app for a given task. For example, ensure your solution only uses a certain Internet browser or force your SMS service to comply with your strict company policies.

Admin privilege:

An admin can prevent the activation […] Read more

App and Data Protection – Enterprise Productivity Apps

App and Data Protection – Enterprise Productivity Apps

Mobile apps have changed the way we work by providing new channels of communication, innovating customer engagement, and empowering organizations with critical data in real-time. Samsung Knox devices include a set of productivity apps for both personal and business use.

 

Business-critical apps include Samsung Email, Internet browser, Calendar, and Contacts. Enterprise IT admins can secure these apps within the Knox Workspace, along with other apps used by the enterprise.

 

The Knox Platform secures enterprise apps and protects con app data through these methods:

 

App installations and updates:

Apps are pre-inst within the mobile device’s secure Knox Workspace a can update these apps independent of […] Read more

Remote Control & Unique Advantages of Knox Remote Control

Remote Control & Unique Advantages of Knox Remote Control

With the increasing complexity of problems that IT admins must solve, Knox Remote Control provides IT admins a powerful way to quickly and remotely fix issues. Not only can IT admins have real-time access to what the remote device screen is displaying, but also control it by injecting actions such as finger, keyboard, and mouse events. Although other mobile platforms also offer remote viewing of remote device displays, only Knox provides built-in remote control of devices without requiring third-party solutions.

 

Here is an example use case:

An enterprise employee is on a business trip. On encountering a problem with the company-issued mobile […] Read more

Granular Device Management – Custom Boot Banner

Granular Device Management – Custom Boot Banner

Samsung Knox is the only mobile platform that allows an enterprise to natively change the device boot logo. In many industries, such as government or defense, this change is mandatory for compliance. Through the Knox Platform, enterprise IT admins and developers can customize the following:

 

Samsung boot up display
Splash screen animation, when the device is turned on or off
Lockscreen image, which can provide an enterprise logo or contact info for lost phones

 

Enterprises can use these capabilities to mitigate problems such as the following:

Phone is lost and found:

Owner information is available by simply powering on the device. There is no need to […] Read more

Indah Water Konsortium Venture into Digitization with Digi and Syndes®

Indah Water Konsortium Venture into Digitization with Digi and Syndes®

#SYNDES crews together with Digi conduct #Knox training today to Indah Water Konsortium Sdn Bhd team on device management. We all took a big leap forward to integrate digitalization.

Making a leap in digital transformation is not an overnight sensation, but take a systematic approach with step-wise practices. #digitalization #productivity#mobility #Samsung

Follow us on our official Instagram @syndesbiz (www.instagram.com/syndesbiz) to know-how a great digital leap forward add up overall business value in the different dimension

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Granular Device Management – Split Billing (Dual APN)

Granular Device Management – Split Billing (Dual APN)

Split billing separates enterprise and personal data usage.

 

In Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) deployments, enterprise billing allows employees to be properly compensated for data costs generated from work-related app usage.
In Corporately Owned, Personally Enabled (COPE) deployments, enterprise billing allows employers to pay for data usage incurred only for work purposes.

 

Split billing also works with dual SIM devices, by mapping some apps to using the data plan from one SIM, and other apps to the other SIM’s data plan.

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