Knox Platform for Enterprise

Enhance your solution using Samsung Knox SDKs

Increase the security and manageability of your enterprise solutions using Samsung Knox SDKs, which leverage the cutting-edge Knox Platform for Enterprise.

You can learn more about our flagship SDKs below

Knox SDK

The Knox SDK provides granular access to Samsung Android mobile device features, security options, customization settings, and more. With more than 1,500 APIs to build apps and mobile solutions, the Knox SDK allows you to unleash your creativity and start building-world-class device security and management solutions.

Knox Tizen SDK for Wearables

The Knox Tizen SDK for Wearables provides APIs for Samsung wearables device management, customization, and security enhancement.

Samsung wearables increase in popularity in the enterprise market and enterprises can now manage Samsung wearable devices using the Knox Tizen SDK for Wearables.

Knox SDKs require Knox Platform for Enterprise (KPE) licenses

To use these SDKs and activate all features of the Knox Platform, you will need to use Knox Platform for Enterprise (KPE) license keys.

Knox Platform for Enterprise (KPE) is a defense-grade mobile platform built into the hardware and software of most Samsung consumer and enterprise devices.

KPE is our industry-leading mobile security solution, designed to meet the most stringent needs of governments and regulated industries, which can be managed via Knox cloud services and partner solutions such as EMM. It also enables enterprise solution vendors to build their own hardware-backed security solutions and address the strictest of enterprise mobility requirements using Knox SDKs. KPE is designed to separate, isolate, encrypt, and better protect work data on mobile devices and provides a wide variety of capabilities for granular device management, real-time device integrity verification, and data protection. You can find a sampling of KPE features below:



  • Real-Time Kernel Protection
  • Device Health Attestation
  • Sensitive Data Protection
  • Enhanced Workspace Isolation
  • Biometric Authentication
  • AD Integration
  • Government Certifications
  • Firewall Management


  • Advanced VPN Configuration
  • Per-Device, Per-Container and Per-app VPNs
  • On-Demand VPN
  • On-Prem VPM BYpass
  • VPN Chaining
  • HTTP Proxy over VPN
  • Remote Control
  • Audit Log


  • Enterprise Firmware-Over-the-Air
  • Granular Device Management
  • Comprehensive Device Customization
  • Enterprise Productivity Apps
  • Advanced App Management
  • Extensive Workspace Configuration
  • Network Platform Anaylytics
  • Automated Certificate Enrollment
  • Universal Credential Management


  • Client Certificate Manager
  • DeX Management
  • Split Billing

Android Enterprise platform

Basic security protections, management policies, network functions

Samsung Knox Platform for Enterprise also leads the mobile security industry in the number of security regulations it complies with, such as Common Criteria and FIPS 140-2. Designed with the needs of highly regulated industries in mind, Knox Platform for Enterprise should be the cornerstone of your mobile security strategy.

Standard vs Premium Edition

KPE consists of two editions: Premium, a paid edition, and Standard, a free edition. KPE Standard Edition offers a hardware-backed security foundation and system-level management policies, and include Android Enterprise as a base. KPE Premium edition, including all KPE Standard edition features, addresses more sophisticated security needs with advanced security management features and government compliance capabilities.

Below are the feature comparisons by edition:

Learn more

For more information on Knox, read our Knox Whitepaper.

For more information developing with Knox Platform for Enterprise, please visit Knox SDK and Knox Tizen SDK for Wearables.

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