Knox Release Highlights - July 2021

Iwona Jusinska
July 28, 2021

We are excited to share the past month's release highlights, upcoming releases and features, and content highlights of July 2021.

 

Release highlights

  1. Knox Manage (KM) v21.7 released on July 6, 2021
  2. KM v21.8 release planned on August 25, 2021
  3. KM Product Update Webinar: August 24, 2021 at 10:00am CEST To join our session you need to register in advance by following this link
  4. Knox Cloud Services (KCS) v1.40 release planned on August 25, 2021
  5. Enterprise Edition (EE) Customers will not be able to generate EE Legacy License from August 1, 2021
  6. Knox Platform for Enterprise (KPE) license is free of charge since July 1, 2021
  7. Knox Capture (KCAP) Support for more devices to be added in next release (end of July): XCover 4S, Tab Active Pro, S20, S21

 

Upcoming releases and features

Knox Product

Version

­Description

Release Date

EFOTA on MDM

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  • Existing EE customers are recommended to migrate to Knox E-FOTA as soon as possible. Knox E-FOTA can be provided for the rest of their device lifecycle. KE on MDM can be used only until its End of Service (Jul. 31, 2022)
  • New EE customers can use Knox E-FOTA included in Knox Suite

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Knox Manage

v21.7

The major features of this release include:

  • Premium security and management features are free with KPE
  • Changes to license policies for Knox Browser and Custom Animation features
  • Change existing Knox Suite licenses to KPE licenses
  • Remote power off for devices
  • Lock Disconnected Devices

Full Release Notes available here

Jul. 6, 2021

 

v21.8

New KM version will be released in August.  Knox Manage Product Update Webinar planned for Aug. 24, 2021

Aug. 25, 2021*

Knox Cloud Services

v1.40

New KM version will be released in August

Aug. 25, 2021*

Knox Platform for Enterprise 

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KPE license is free of charge

Jul. 1, 2021

Knox Capture

v1.2

Support for more devices in next release: XCover 4S, Tab Active Pro, S20, S21

Jul. 31, 2021

v1.3

Support for more devices in next release: A32, A52

Sept. 30, 2021

*Subject to change without prior notice

 

Content highlights

 

[Knox Manage]

Improve frontline communications with PTT on rugged mobile devices

Globally, more than 2 billion people are frontline workers. They work across industries as diverse as manufacturing, transportation, utilities, public safety and retail, but all share one common challenge: ineffective communications. Whether you speak to a retail associate in a big box store or a utility worker manning a bucket truck, the lack of access to smart, modern communications platforms is a constant frustration…

[Knox Browser]

Knox Browser: The optimized web environment for secured work places

Mobile devices have become a requisite of every-day life for billions of people globally. Across the decades of the enhancement of IT infrastructure, people are using smartphones and tablets for their daily life for communication, entertainment and information, and so much more…

[Data-at-Rest]

Samsung Knox File Encryption 1.3 – Expanding support for Dual Data-at-Rest to more devices

In December 2019, Samsung certified Samsung Knox File Encryption 1.0, the first integrated Dual Data-at-Rest (DAR) solution in the market. While this was the first version certified, it is not the last, and Samsung has continued to update the software to support newer devices and versions of Android…

Samsung Knox File Encryption 1.3 – Expanding support for Dual Data-at-Rest to more devices | Samsung Knox

 

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