Samsung’s BYOD platform Knox has added support forÂ Microsoft’s Workplace Join to Active Directory and the Windows Intune cloud based mobile device management solution.
So this is the Knox platform is the very first Android implementation to provide support for Workplace Join to Active Directory, introduced by Microsoft in Windows Server 2012 R2.
It will be available on all Samsung Knox in the coming months as well as on the other Samsung Knox devices.
Workplace enables users to register their devices of their choice with their company to allow access to corporate resources. This way the IT administrators can manage risk while helping users remain productive. The join offers factor of device authentication Active Directory.
“Like Windows device users, Samsung mobile customers will now be able to take advantage of seamless authentication for access to enterprise resources, and Enterprise IT will be able to manage those devices and users through the cloud with Windows Intune.” said Bob Kelly, Corporate Vice President, Cloud & Enterprise Business Development, Microsoft. “We see many opportunities to collaborate with Samsung in the future to continue providing enterprise-grade solutions for BYOD environments.” said Bob Kelly, Corporate Vice President, Cloud & Enterprise Business Development, Microsoft.