New features include device encryption, secure Wi-Fi connections,
native VPN, Kerberos authentication for Intranet access, and integration
with leading MDM providers
Wi-Fi networks with WPA2 support for secure access to corporate apps,
documents and resources like SharePoint.
Email that makes it even easier for business customers to set up their
accounts, group conversations by subject, sync their email and more.
Print documents and emails directly from Kindle Fire to a wireless
Built-in OfficeSuite to read documents, spreadsheets, and
Native VPN client, for instant access to corporate networks while on
the road or at home.
Secure hardware data encryption on Kindle Fire HDX.
Kerberos authentication for single sign-on and the ability to browse
secure Intranet websites from the Silk browser on Kindle Fire.
Native SCEP (Simple Certificate Exchange Protocol) client to retrieve
digital certificates for secure resources.
Kindle-specific device management APIs that integrate with existing
mobile device management (MDM) systems to make it easy for IT
departments to manage Kindle Fire. Kindle Fire supports a wide range
of MDM solutions including Amazon’s Whispercast service as well as
third-party vendors like AirWatch, Citrix, Fiberlink, Good Technology,
(NASDAQ:AMZN)—Today, Amazon is introducing new enterprise and
productivity features in Fire OS 3.0 “Mojito,” the software platform
that powers the new Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX tablets. The new
Fire HD and Fire HDX are available for pre-order starting today at www.amazon.com/hdx.
“Kindle Fire is already the second most popular tablet at work in the
U.S.,” said Raghu Murthi, Vice President of Enterprise and Education,
Amazon. “As employees increasingly bring their own devices to work, the
new Kindle Fire tablets can be easily integrated into the workplace with
the new enterprise features, including encryption, secure Wi-Fi, a
native VPN client, integration with leading MDM solutions, and Kerberos
support for Intranet access.”
Features that make the new Kindle Fire tablets enterprise-ready include:
Business customers can also take advantage of Android enterprise and
productivity apps available in the Amazon Appstore. Examples of top
productivity apps available for Kindle Fire include GoToMeeting,
Evernote, Cisco AnyConnect, and Documents To Go.