Juniper and Samsung securing mobile devices

Juniper expands partnership with Samsung to deliver enterprise security for mobiles

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Juniper and Samsung securing mobile devices The partnership aims to bring enterprise level security and administration to Samsung mobile devices.
By  Mark Sutton Published  November 2, 2011

Juniper Networks is set to expand its partnership with Samsung, to deliver mobile security for Samsung's high-end smartphones and tablets.

The two companies will co-operate on delivering solutions based on the Junos Pulse integrated network client that will give enterprises and service providers enhanced security, better administration, and improved delivery of advanced mobile services. By providing Juniper Networks Junos Pulse and Junos Pulse Mobile Security Suite, administrators will have secure mobile remote access, to be able to automatically remove malicious applications, revoke application without user intervention, and administer services.

The first devices that will be covered by Juniper solutions will be the Samsung Galaxy Note, Galaxy SII and Galaxy Tab 10.1, and the companies intend to make solutions compatible with all future Samsung devices.

 "Our partnership with a major mobile device manufacturer, such as Samsung, enables us to jointly deliver on critical and innovative functionality enabling the highest value for our joint customers," said Sanjay Beri, vice president and general manager, Junos Pulse Business Unit, Juniper Networks. "Juniper and Samsung are committed to a partnership wherein the two companies will continue to deliver secure, business-ready solutions enhancing security posture for enterprises and enabling new differentiated offerings for service providers."

"As the fastest growing smartphone and mobile device manufacturer, we look for partners who share our dedication to innovation and delivering the best products and solutions in the market," said Jongshin Kim, vice president of Media Solution Center at Samsung Electronics. "We are delighted to partner with Juniper Networks using their Junos Pulse technology as they understand the needs of consumers and enterprise IT leaders in an increasingly mobile world that requires mobile security and device management."

2842 days ago
Vinod Mehra

Samsung is doing the right activities partnering with niche players to capture confidence of the mass market. Having said that its a signal for other similar players to capture the mindshare of big or niche players in the world of digital security.

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