PepsiCo’s Mexican subsidiary needed an efficient way to enroll, maintain, and update the Android devices its teams used for daily business operations. Adopting Samsung’s industry leading device management tools — Knox Manage and Knox E-FOTA — PepsiCo’s IT staff now spend 75% less time enrolling sales devices, and can now easily deploy work apps to enrolled devices. This has led to cost savings for the IT team, and more revenue for PepsiCo.
FMS, a taxi company based in Austria and operating across Europe, was seeking to modernize its technology to allow customers with smartphones to find, order, and pay for rides. Samsung supplied FMS with ruggedized phones and tablets, and FMS customized these with Knox Configure to run their in-house solution. The company can now deploy and update devices from a central location over the air, leading to simplified device management, and an improved experience for drivers and customers.
A not-for-profit aged care provider in Australia were in search of a simple, customizable solution that would enable its remote workforce to work with greater efficiency and help them feel connected while out on the road. Working with Samsung, BaptistCare customized and provisioned 1,000 Samsung Galaxy devices using Knox Configure, programmed and tailored to meet their specific needs. Deployed only with essential work apps, carers can now navigate their device easily, while staying connected to their organization.
Dubai-based Imdaad needed to make its waste-collection drivers more efficient, as they were missing pickups from inaccurate paper maps issued daily. Working with Samsung, Imdaad went digital—distributing hundreds of Samsung Galaxy tablets that are controlled and managed by Samsung Knox solutions, updated daily with new, accurate route information. Pickups are now more accurate, leading to increased customer satisfaction, while managers are able to monitor drivers in real time and dispatch additional help if needed.
A leading retailer was looking to offer its customers more products without expanding store square footage. Working with Samsung, they used Knox Configure’s Pro-Kiosk mode to set up 3,000 tablets in its showrooms, all locked to a company-specific retail app that presents its full product line. Now the chain can deploy smaller stores with reduced inventory, while still allowing their customers to peruse all its products.
To promote its latest model, Škoda Auto invited hundreds of car importers and dealers for a test drive through Spain. Each of the cars was equipped with a Samsung smartphone customized with Knox Configure and managed by Knox Manage. This meant drivers could easily access Škoda's in-house apps and route maps, while Škoda could track their location in real time.
Increased taxes and fees on new vehicles in Jordan was making it difficult for Kia to sell its latest models. The automaker teamed with Samsung to offer a free mobile device with each purchase. Using Knox Configure, Kia was able to customize each device to showcase the logo and branding of the car model purchased. This initiative helped Kia achieve a sales growth of 46% on new cars compared to the same period the previous year.
British American Tobacco wanted an effective and inexpensive way to promote its new heated-tobacco product in the Ukraine. Using Knox Manage and Knox Configure, BAT was able to deploy Samsung tablets as self-service smart marketing devices at company-owned kiosks around the country. The interactive devices engage and inform consumers better than traditional in-store posters, while kiosk employees can now focus on tasks that need a human touch, such as completing sales transactions.
Nautilus, Inc., owner of the Bowflex brand, has been offering machine-specific apps and training videos for decades. Yet, to provide a truly personalized workout experience, the company needed to create a custom interface to deliver video content and AI coaching that was dynamic, intelligent and flexible. Nautilus decided to include Samsung Galaxy tablets in the premium package for three of its most popular Bowflex cardio machines. Using Knox Configure, Nautilus created a branded tablet experience that is streamlined and intuitive.
One of South Korea’s largest telecommunication companies wanted to launch a smartphone for children that provided value to both the kids and their parents.
LG U+ leveraged Knox Configure to offer a fully customized and secure phone to its large customer base. The phones offered unique kid-focused content and apps to help parents monitor usage, and featured the country's super-trendy Kakao Kids characters.
Panama’s largest beverage company wanted to transform operations to support sales at customer locations, and needed a solution that would also protect its confidential business data and reduce skyrocketing data costs. Cervecería Nacional found the right solution with Samsung. Knox Manage has reduced the risk of data loss and data overage fees, while continuing to support sales and inventory management. And Knox Mobile Enrollment allows IT to get phones in the hands of field workers quickly.
An e-learning solution provider based in China found its application, built on Samsung tablets, was greatly helping teachers in schools across China improve classroom education. However, students were misusing the tablets, playing games and surfing the web instead of learning. Excoord Group reached out to Samsung and used Knox Configure and Knox Platform for Enterprise to manage tablet usage, helping it meet its learning objectives.
A leading specialty chemicals manufacturer looking to adopt Industry 4.0 practises selected Knox Mobile Enrollment to quickly deploy more than 7,000 Samsung phones and tablets to its employees. Evonik Industries AG also chose Knox E-FOTA to help manage device firmware, and the Enterprise Technical Support service to assist with troubleshooting 24/7, giving them the confidence to expand their global mobile operations.
An Argentinian finance group wanted to increase customer satisfaction and loyalty, and so developed a mobile app for its credit card users. To deepen engagement, they also customized and preconfigured Samsung phones using Knox Configure to include their branding and the company’s mobile app. As a result, the company improved their overall mobile phone sales, and has seen a surge in customer satisfaction.
A global utility vehicle manufacturer was looking for a way to streamline the configuration and deployment of more than 1,000 employee devices its IT department had to manage. It found its ideal solution in a combination of Knox Configure, Knox Mobile Enrollment, and Knox E-FOTA, reducing the typically cumbersome setup time to 15 minutes per device and creating enormous added value for its device users.
Event transport management company Games LinQ partnered with Samsung to place Galaxy tablets in 800 buses for a global sporting event, and used Knox Configure to remotely configure these tablets to solely run their management app. Transforming off-the-shelf tablets into purpose-built appliances helped drivers navigate to the event, and ensured every athlete and official arrived on time.
A renowned Italian football club was looking for ways to further engage its large and loyal fanbase. The club partnered with Samsung to create unique, team-branded versions of Samsung Galaxy phones using Knox Configure. The custom-branded phones proved very popular, and the team experienced both increased social media traffic around its brand, and increased merchandise sales from additional sales touch points.
A Finnish esports organization was looking to increase brand awareness with gamers. ENCE partnered with Samsung and leveraged Knox Configure to create specially branded smartphones designed for gaming fans, with a customized home screen that includes an array of recommended games and pre-installed content. From the first boot up, a gamer can log into top games, surf the biggest gaming communities on the gamer-specific chat app Discord, and follow the newest scores and live games.
Home health organizations are increasingly equipping healthcare workers with tablets to remotely access electronic health records. However, one medical network discovered its workers were using their work tablets as personal devices, unintentionally putting patient data at risk. They chose Knox Configure to protect against internal threats and better manage their fleet of devices.
Kazpost is the national postal service of Kazakhstan. After the online shopping trends doubled their activity in 2015, Kazpost IT purchased smartphones and built mobile apps that allowed postal workers to quickly scan package barcodes and confirm deliveries. But they discovered configuring and managing these phones was a challenge. The company chose Knox Mobile Enrollment and Knox Manage to simplify their device configuration and management.
MiCab, founded in 2012 and based in Cebu City, Philippines, provides tablets to taxi drivers to help their companies compete with ride-hailing apps. To ensure riders could always connect with drivers, they needed a mobile device solution that would block malware, reduce misuse of the tablets, and allow them to track and find any stolen devices. MiCab found the ideal solution in Knox Manage.
The election oversight agency of a Latin American country needed a mobile solution to help employees transmit vote counts from the country's voting districts. The solution included the Knox Manage mobile device management (MDM) solution, which enables the institution to lock down devices and Knox Mobile Enrollment.
Noman Al-Juneidi Food Industries wanted to build excitement on a budget for a new fizzy yogurt drink. Using Knox Configure, they branded Samsung smartphones with a custom boot-up animation and gave them away as prizes. This helped drive sales of the new drink and spread brand awareness.
Waterloo Regional Police Services have 800 sworn members serving the Waterloo, Canada area. Having staff use Samsung Knox devices running DeX and Knox Platform for Enterprise on Blackberry's Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) platform gives them confidence in sharing classified data.
VHA Home HealthCare is a non-profit organization providing in-home healthcare services to people of all ages. Sharing personal health information securely is a priority for their organization, which is why they chose Knox Platform for Enterprise with BlackBerry’s UEM solution.
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