5. Outsourcing strategies (Samsung Mobile)
Despite Samsung has all the resources it needs to manufacture its own smartphones, according to the Korean media Samsung is looking to outsource some of the manufacturing work to other companies, especially for its low-end and mid-range smartphones like “Galaxy”. In this way Samsung’s own manufacturing plants will focus on premium smartphone production.
The production of Samsung’s The Galaxy Trend DUOS is done by a subcontractor, Zhonghuan Telecommunication, which is a joint venture created by Samsung in Tianjin and has produced more than 10 million units of the device. Outsourcing the production of low end models will ease the pressure on the ...view middle of the document...
This is an important partnership that covers both existing patents and those filed over the next decade. Moreover, the deal could have far-reaching effects on mobile patent disputes, especially those related to Apple
DMI and Samsung announce forming a strategic alliance:
DMI, a leading provider of mobile enterprise and big data solutions and services, announced today that it has formed a strategic alliance with Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC (Samsung Mobile) to provide enterprise managed mobility services. Through this collaboration, the companies will equip enterprises with a portfolio of services throughout the deployment of Samsung Mobile smartphones and tablets.
DMI will work closely with Samsung Mobile to deploy Samsung Enterprise Services™, a full range of devices and services designed for enterprise clients. This includes programs to support customers through the entire lifecycle of both Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and corporate liable mobile device deployments, including:
•Staging/Kitting/Device Configuration/Device Implementation Services
•Mobile Device Management (MDM) Implementation
•End User Help Desk
•Security Assessments and Professional Services
DMI will implement and manage certain Samsung security solutions and platforms, including Samsung Knox™, for enterprise and government customers. Knox enhances Android security with hardware-based integrity monitoring, secure...