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Samsung and NQ Mobile Strike Global Distribution Deal for Samsung KNOX On-Device Security Solution
BARCELONA, Spain (Mobile World Congress), Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- NQ Mobile (NYSE: NQ), a leading global provider of mobile Internet services, today announced that NQ Mobile has reached an agreement with Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. to become an authorized global reseller of the Samsung KNOX Mobile Device Management Solution.
"The reseller agreement between Samsung and NQ Mobile is a natural evolution of our relationship and shared dedication to providing the strongest security solutions that still enable full device functionality in the enterprise setting," said Injong Rhee, Senior Vice President of KNOX Business, IT & Mobile Communications Division, Samsung Electronics.
"NQ Mobile looks forward to this strengthened relationship with Samsung and the ability to promote and resell Samsung KNOX mobile security services for Samsung's entire Android device portfolio including the Samsung GALAXY S and Samsung Note devices," said Gavin Kim, President, International and Chief Commercial Officer, NQ Mobile.
The new agreement extends the strategic relationship between NQ Mobile and Samsung, enabling NQ Mobile to sell, distribute and promote the Samsung KNOX end-to-end mobile security solution for Samsung devices. The KNOX platform provides hardware and software integrated security for advanced data and privacy protection and allows consumers to use a single device for work and personal use with the ability to separate enterprise and personal environments. It provides reassurance and convenience for IT departments looking to implement and manage Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) strategies, or looking to replace legacy infrastructures, supporting Samsung mobile devices.
This deal enables enterprises to take advantage of bulletproof mobile device management and security protection for Samsung devices through a combination of Samsung KNOX and the NQSky Mobile Device Management platform.
Enterprises also have the ability to use NQSky's device and platform agnostic mobile managed services (including Android, iOS, and Windows Phone) to provide robust device management, mobile application management (MAM), mobile content management (MCM), and mobile security management (MSM) for smartphones maintained within their environment.
About NQ Mobile
NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE: NQ) is a leading global provider of mobile Internet services. NQ Mobile is a mobile security pioneer with proven competency to acquire, engage, and monetize customers globally. NQ Mobile's portfolio includes mobile security and mobile games & advertising for the consumer market and consulting, mobile platforms and mobility services for the enterprise market. As of September 30, 2013, NQ Mobile maintains a large, global user base of 427 million registered user accounts and 133 million monthly active user accounts through its consumer mobile security business, 98 million registered user accounts and 19 million monthly active user accounts through its mobile games & advertising business and over 1,250 enterprise customers. NQ Mobile maintains dual headquarters in Dallas, Texas, USA and Beijing, China. For more information on NQ Mobile, please visit http://www.nq.com. Follow us on Twitter @NQMobileIR.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 286,000 people across 80 countries with annual sales of US$216.7 billion. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com.
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