[Press Release] Samsung SDS, the First Korean IT Service/Solution Provider to Win the Glomo Award

SamsungSDS wins Glomo Awards 2017

- Recognized for its differentiated mobile technology to provide tighter security and convenient user authentication service
- Guide the development of mobile solution simultaneously satisfying the need for ‘enhanced security’ and ‘user convenience’

Samsung SDS(CEO & President: Yoosung Chung) announced that it was honored to be the first Korean IT service/solution provider to win the Global Mobile Award(Glomo) in recognition of the company’s integrated mobile solution, Samsung Mobile Security Management Suite, at the MWC 2017 in Barcelona, Spain on February 28 (local time).

Considered as the Oscars of the IT industry, Glomo awardees are announced during the MWC event every year. This year’s nominees were selected from a pool of mobile solutions, services and devices introduced in the market in 2016, and evaluated on their level innovation, perfection and contribution to the mobile industry development . Among a great number of assessed products, the solution of Samsung SDS has been recognized as the“Best Mobile Security or Anti-Fraud Solution”.

The award-winning ‘Samsung Mobile Security Management Suite’ is an integrated solution connecting Nexsign, a biometric authentication solution that authenticates identity with unique biometrics including fingerprint, face and voice, to Enterprise Mobile Management solution to enhance user convenience and tighten security on mobile devices at the same time.

Nexsign and EMM of the company are the first to meet the Common Criteria which approves their excellence. In particular, EMM has received CC certification for iOS last December making it the first solution in the mobile industry to be certified for both iOS and Android. They continue to evolve as the leading solutions in public and financial sectors in Europe and the United States.

“Samsung SDS was honored with the world-renowned award for its competence in mobile security that global companies are focusing on,” said WonPyo Hong, President of Solution Business at Samsung SDS. He added, “We hope to be a good example for many domestic and international businesses that are keen in promoting both security and user convenience.”

※ Glomo Awards: Awarded by the Groupe Spéciale Mobile Association (GSMA), an interest group consisting of international mobile carriers and device manufacturers, since 1996 for innovative achievements in the areas of mobile device, service and application software (app) through a strict evaluation process. Among the winners, Korean companies included Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, SKT and KT.