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Samsung Knox — Bringing Android Under Enterprise Management

Published: 26 December 2013

ID: G00256955

Analyst(s): Rob Smith , Dionisio Zumerle , John Girard

Summary

Android is causing chaos in enterprises due to its fragmented OS and its lack of management controls. Knox is Samsung's effort at addressing these problems. This research details what mobile specialists need to know before choosing Knox.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Analysis

  • Technology Description
  • Technology Definition
  • Standards
  • Operating Requirements
  • Uses
  • Benefits and Risks
    • Benefits
    • Risks
  • Technology Alternatives
  • Selection Guidelines

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