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RESTON, VA, November 03, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, and Samsung Electronics America, a global technology leader, today announced a distribution agreement to bring Samsung's industry-leading mobile security platform to public sector customers. Under the agreement, Carahsoft will serve as a government distributor, supporting Samsung's public sector channel organization and driving demand for Samsung KNOX in government and education markets.
"Samsung is excited to be included among Carahsoft's market-leading technology partners and to work with Carahsoft's dedicated KNOX team to expand our reach in the public sector and our partner ecosystem," said Johnny Overcast, Director Government Sales. "We're looking forward to the company's support in extending our success in this marketplace."
Samsung KNOX is a comprehensive, government-ready mobile security enterprise platform that provides multi-level security and container solutions with cloud-based enterprise mobility management services. Specifically, KNOX solutions, which are available immediately through Carahsoft and its reseller partners, encompass the following:
- KNOX Workspace container improves the user experience, providing security for enterprise data
by creating a secure zone in the employee's device for corporate applications, and encrypting
enterprise data both at rest and in motion.
- KNOX Premium is an end-to-end solution that provides IT administrators with the ability to
manage mobile devices using a cloud-based console and on-device secure workspace. IT
administrators can satisfy enterprise security requirements without compromising employee
privacy for BYOD and corporately owned and personally enabled (COPE) devices.
"The proliferation of mobile technologies is transforming government and education," said Robert R. Moore, senior vice president at Carahsoft. "By teaming with Samsung, Carahsoft and our partners will be able to offer these market-proven solutions to address mobile enterprise challenges, enable their mobile initiatives, and meet their mission goals."
Samsung KNOX has earned extensive, internationally recognized security certifications including:
- Common Criteria (CC) for Information Technology Security Evaluation issued by the National
Information Assurance Partnership
- Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 104-2 Level 1 Certification issued by the
National Institute of Standards and Technology
- DISA Mobile Operating System Security Requirements Guide Compliance issued by the Defense
Information Systems Agency
- End User Devices (EUD) Security Guidance Issued by the Communications and Electronics
Security Group (CESG)
For more information, register for "Samsung Business is Ready to Optimize the Government Sector With Samsung KNOX," a complimentary webcast being sponsored by Carahsoft and Samsung at 2 pm (ET), Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015; or contact the Samsung KNOX team at Carahsoft at 844-7SAMSNG (844-772-6764) or [email protected].
Carahsoft Technology Corp. is the trusted Government IT solutions provider. As a top-ranked GSA Schedule Contract holder, Carahsoft serves as the master government aggregator for many of its best-of-breed technology vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of software manufacturers, value-added resellers, system integrators, and consulting partners committed to helping government agencies select and implement the best solution at the best possible value.
The company's dedicated Solutions Divisions proactively market, sell and deliver VMware, Symantec, EMC, Adobe, F5 Networks, Open Source, HP, SAP, and Innovative and Intelligence products and services, among others. Carahsoft is consistently recognized by its partners as a top revenue producer, and is listed annually among the industry's fastest growing firms by CRN, Inc., Washington Technology, The Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, and SmartCEO. Visit us at www.carahsoft.com.
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