BlackBerry partnering with Samsung for joint Knox-BES12 security

BlackBerry logoBlackBerry is working with Samsung to make its Android devices more secure for corporate users, the manufacturer has revealed. The partnership, which will be offered to enterprise customers from early next year, will see Samsung's Knox working in tandem with Blackberry Enterprise Service 12 (BES12), in order to provide a "tightly integrated, end-to-end secure solution" for communications.

Announced at the BlackBerry Enterprise event earlier today, BES12 is claimed to be a cross-platform enterprise mobility management platform, with encrypted communications across a scalable architecture designed to keep everything secure. BES12 is also the first version of the platform to work beyond mobile devices, with BlackBerry claiming it will work with medical diagnostic equipment, vehicles, and industrial machinery. The partnership with Samsung aims to provide "multiple layers of hardware and software encryption" combined with BlackBerry's device management and secure network infrastructure, into one business-friendly package.

Working with Samsung offers BlackBerry a number of benefits as it tries to regain its position as a company favored by enterprise. As part of the partnership, Samsung will be reselling BES12 to its business customers, with BlackBerry including Knox support under its Gold family of BES12 subscriptions.

Pricing for BES12 with Knox has yet to be revealed.

Source: Electronista

Tags: BlackBerry, Samsung

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