Mobile technology that allows workers to stay connected, wherever they are

(The independent)

With many companies choosing to operate remotely in the aftermath of the pandemic, combining intermittent office hours with work on the go as well as from home is quickly becoming the new normal.

Lucy & Sam, a small, family-owned children’s fashion brand from south London, is one such company. Their specialty prints, made from soft, sustainably sourced organic cotton, are a breath of fresh air in an otherwise diluted mass production industry.

Working closely with selected factories and factories in India and Europe, Lucy & Sam ensure full control of the production process. Their approach takes into account the well-being of the planet – as well as the ethical working conditions in which their clothes are made. However, to run such a scalable business, the team is constantly on the move, often working across cities and continents.

With such business fluidity comes the need for a reliable and responsive mobile technology system – a system that allows employees to seamlessly switch between home or office environments, trains and airplanes, in a way stress free and secure. That’s why Lucy & Sam have invested in Samsung Galaxy Enterprise Edition devices. A business-focused line of smartphones and tablets that ensures everyone from owners to employees can work on the go, using mobile technology in innovative and flexible ways.

Behind-the-scenes assistance

For businesses, Enterprise Edition offers everything from premium technical support, an extended product lifecycle – devices are available for purchase for at least two to three years after launch – and security features. high quality integrated. The package is available with the latest and most popular Samsung mobile and tablet devices including the Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, Galaxy S21 5G, Galaxy A52 5G, Galaxy XCover 5, and Galaxy Tab Active3.

It even offers the convenient Quickstart Go feature, where Samsung experts take care of the registration and setup process, so devices can come pre-configured for users who can simply open and start working right out of the box. .

A social enterprise

Rather than investing in costly prime-time TV sales tactics, Lucy & Sam focus on real-world experts – parents – to vouch for their unique clothes. For them, social media marketing is a major source of advertising. The team is therefore constantly capturing images and videos, with social influencers regularly testing new product lines. Samsung’s Galaxy Enterprise Edition line allows them to seamlessly create, edit and publish this content from anywhere.

This means they need to have technology they can rely on. Fortunately, Samsung Enterprise Edition devices offer all businesses three years of enhanced support from a dedicated UK-based business service center. If an influencer device needs to be replaced, for example, trained experts can take care of it in their work environment, whether at home or on the go.

    (The independent)

(The independent)

A non-contact door repair service guarantees fast technical support, with technicians carrying out repairs from their van. If the device cannot be repaired immediately, a replacement device will be delivered the next business day *.

Work across cities or time zones

While some employees adapt quickly to mobile working, others may find the change more difficult. Fortunately, Samsung devices come with built-in Microsoft apps, which means instant access to shared emails, files, calendars, contacts, and documents. Users will become familiar with their software, whether it’s working with Microsoft Office 365 or signing in to Google Hangouts **.

Additionally, they can connect their mobile device to a wireless TV / monitor via Samsung DeX to replicate a desktop environment from their phone. With Knox Suit, new devices can be deployed remotely in minutes, with the required apps, settings and company branding in place, while pre-scheduled automated updates can be set up after hours. to minimize productivity downtime.

Maximum security reassurance

With 75 percent of mobile security breaches attributable to application misconfiguration, the need for state-of-the-art security systems is critical. With Enterprise Edition, companies like Lucy & Sam can easily protect their technology against security threats, with up to five years of Android and Samsung security software updates on select devices ***.

    (The independent)

(The independent)

With Samsung’s Knox defense-grade security built into every device, the Lucy & Sam team can be confident that all customer data is protected the moment it’s turned on. While protected against malware and malicious threats, data is also isolated and encrypted within the device, providing peace of mind in the event that a device is lost or stolen. With remotely controlled updates and download restrictions in place, their influencers will never have to worry about how their devices work while they’re working.

By investing in Samsung Galaxy Enterprise Edition devices, small businesses like Lucy & Sam never have to worry about losing connection. Whether traveling between factories in India or working with product testers in the UK, the team is able to communicate effectively and quickly, ensuring productivity never drops.

TO find out more, log on to watch The Independent reporter and author Harriet Hall talk to Lucy & Sam about using Samsung’s Enterprise Edition.

Samsung provides enterprise solutions with an ecosystem focused on security, support, solutions and products, with the sole purpose of helping your business go further.

See how the Samsung Enterprise Edition can help your business

* Home exchange with Samsung gold stock

** Third party license required

*** 5 years from first global launch for S20 and S21 series, Note20 series, XCover 5, Tab Active 3. 4 years for all other devices.

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