Bell first worldwide to launch fully integrated Samsung KNOX security for business customers

Bell first worldwide to launch fully integrated Samsung KNOX security for 
business customers 
MONTREAL, Oct. 10, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell and Samsung Electronics Canada 
today announced the first global availability of Samsung KNOX. Samsung KNOX is 
a comprehensive security solution that ensures enterprise customers (financial 
institutions, law firms, government agencies and businesses) have a high level 
of security and protection when employees use their own mobile devices at work 
or use their work devices as part of their everyday life. Bell is the only 
Canadian mobile carrier to offer a fully integrated Samsung KNOX solution for 
business customers. 
"Bell is proud to be the first carrier in the world to offer Samsung KNOX to 
Canadian business and government customers. It's a state of the art solution 
for balancing IT, security and other corporate requirements with employee 
satisfaction," said Wade Oosterman, President of Bell Mobility. "More 
companies are implementing 'Bring Your Own Device' strategies, and Samsung 
KNOX solves the challenges of managing governance, compliance and security of 
mobile devices while ensuring the privacy of employee as well as company data." 
"We are excited to partner with Bell who will provide a seamless user 
experience for customers who wish to deploy the KNOX solution with popular 
Galaxy devices in their businesses, starting with the Galaxy Note 3," said 
Paul Brannen, Vice President, Enterprise Business Solutions at Samsung Canada. 
"Security and privacy are understandably held up as barriers to businesses 
embracing BYOD demands. The KNOX solution offers state of the art security and 
allows employees to combine their business and personal needs in a single 
device, without compromising the security that IT departments demand." 
Samsung KNOX is an end-to-end solution that provides enhanced security from 
the hardware through to the application layer featuring Security Enhancements 
for Android, Trusted Secure Boot, and TrustZone-based Kernel Integrity 
Measurement. KNOX also separates business and personal data, allowing 
enterprises to manage corporate data independently from personal user 
Additional features include: 

    --  A suite of enterprise applications including email, file
        sharing, CRM, browser, contacts and collaboration.
    --  Compatibility with existing common enterprise infrastructure
        such as MDM (Mobile Device Management), VPN and directory
    --  Automatic integration of existing Android ecosystem
        applications including FIPS compliant VPN, Enterprise Single
        Sign On (SSO), Active Directory and on-device encryption.

Samsung KNOX is available today for the new Samsung GALAXY Note 3 through 
Bell, the only Canadian mobile carrier to offer a fully integrated Samsung 
KNOX solution for business customers. Support for the Samsung Galaxy S4 will 
be available soon with additional Samsung devices to follow.

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About Samsung Electronics Canada
Samsung Electronics Canada offers a broad range of award-winning consumer 
electronics including televisions, smartphones, personal computers, printers, 
cameras, home appliances, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. 
The Canadian arm, selected as one of Canada's Top 10 Marketers of the Year in 
2012 by Marketing Magazine, upholds Samsung's global mission to open new 
possibilities for people everywhere, providing users premium experiences that 
are unparalleled due to Samsung's innovative technology and stylish design. As 
a result, Samsung has become a true leader in the consumer electronics 
industry both in terms of business leadership and brand strength. In 2012, 
Samsung was ranked #9 in the Interbrand "100 Best Global Brands" breaking the 
top ten for the first time, and was named as one of Fast Company's "50 Most 
Innovative Companies of 2011".

SOURCE  Bell Canada 
Jason Laszlo Bell Media Relations 1-855-614-6602 
Meghan Neufeld North Strategic (PR for Samsung Canada) 416-473-6306 
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