Centrify and Samsung Strengthen Partnership for Cloud Services

  • Thursday, September 11th, 2014
  • Author: Tim Maytom
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samsung knoxIdentity management company Centrify has expanded its strategic partnership with Samsung to include powering the cloud-based identity and access management features of the Samsung KNOX enterprise mobility management (EMM) service.

Centrify acts as a the key technology provider for the cloud identity and access management capabilities of the KNOX EMM, and has worked with Samsungs engineering teams to co-develop additional features for the service, including mobile device and application management.

The service enables firms to comprehensibly manage cross-platform mobile users and devices, addressing the security and management needs that arise in the modern mobile world.

“Businesses of all sizes are looking to address enterprise mobility challenges around securing their users mobile devices and easy one-click access to cloud applications from these mobile devices,” said Injong Rhee, senior vice president of KNOX business at Samsung. “Leveraging Centrifys cloud identity and access management, Samsung is delivery the industrys only comprehensive and integrated EMM solution that combines cloud-based mobile device management with enterprise user identity federation for mobile and SaaS apps.”

“Due to our work with Samsung over the years, Centrify has become the key cloud identity provider for KNOX EMM, delivering the first integrated cloud and mobile management solution of its kind to users,” said Tom Kemp, CEO of Centrify. “Through this partnership with Samsung, we are enabling organisations to simply and securely achieve maximum mobile productivity from their workforce via enterprise-class mobile and SaaS management across the platforms of choice for millions of users.”