ORBIT Builds Portfolio with Samsung KNOX Reseller Program

(PresseBox) ( Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, )
ORBIT Gesellschaft für Applikations- und Informationssysteme mbH and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, has signed an agreement for the ORBIT to become an authorized reseller of Samsung KNOXTM licenses to public sector and enterprise IT organizations in Germany.

ORBIT joins as part of Samsung's KNOX Partner Program, which launched in November 2013 and is designed for ISVs and resellers to extend the benefits of KNOX to the enterprise market. The program offers key benefits to resellers, carriers and MDMs to enhance security, control and manageability including quick and easy ramp to sales via a Partner Portal and deal registration and quick trial programs for customers.

"We're finding that more and more enterprise customers are looking for an Android solution," said Andreas Baumann, CEO at ORBIT. "KNOX has a great security story and we like the fact that it fits into existing customer solutions. We look forward to growing our relationship with Samsung and we certainly see KNOX as a strategic product in our portfolio."

"We are excited that ORBIT have joined the Samsung KNOX Reseller Program as a mobile solution provider offering Samsung KNOX licenses to public sector and enterprise customers in Germany," said Rob Orr, Vice President of Europe Telecommunications Operations at Samsung Electronics Europe. "Customers in Germany need secure and robust mobility solutions and we are delighted to be able to offer them the combination of ORBIT's expertise combined and the Samsung KNOX platform."

Samsung KNOX was introduced in 2013 as end-to-end secure mobile platform solution designed to provide advanced data and privacy protection for both enterprises and consumers. KNOX provides hardware and software integrated security for advanced data and privacy protection and allows consumers to use a single device for work and personal use with the ability to separate enterprise and personal environments. It provides reassurance and convenience for IT departments looking to implement and manage their Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) strategies, or looking to replace legacy infrastructures, supporting Samsung mobile devices.
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