Samsung’s laptop designed for professionals and hybrid work – Samsung Newsroom UK

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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announces the launch of the Galaxy Book2 Business, a powerful new notebook thanks to the Intel® Core™ processor of 12e generation and equipped with features for safety and productivity. The ideal tool to support companies and their employees in a new hybrid work environment.

Today, hybrid work has become the norm”said KC Choi, EVP and Head of Global Mobile B2B, MX Business, at Samsung Electronics. Companies want to enable their employees to best adapt to this new way of working, thanks to technologies that promote creativity and collaboration, while protecting themselves from ever-increasing cyber threats.. Designed to meet these expectations, Galaxy Book2 Business offers businesses a high level of security, features designed to promote productivity and the full potential of the Galaxy ecosystem. »

Improved security

The development of remote work has been accompanied by an increase in the risk of cyber attacks. Employees who work from home are more vulnerable because they have limited access to the security tools and infrastructure available when they are in person. The Galaxy Book2 Business solves this problem by using Intel Hardware Shield technology and a secure embedded processor to protect the BIOS. The Galaxy Book2 Business is also equipped with a monitoring function that detects and tracks malicious attempts targeting computer security-critical data and stops them before the operating system is damaged.

To achieve this, the Galaxy Book2 Business has a hardware-based Root of Trust, which validates the BIOS and establishes a reliable chain of trust between the CPU, GPU and SPI flash memory. If the Galaxy Book2 Business is the target of an attack, the data is protected by the automatic BIOS recovery tool, which can detect threats during PC startup and automatically restore the BIOS from a backup.

IT deployment and decentralized device management have never been more important to businesses. That’s why the Galaxy Book2 gives Business IT teams an extra layer of protection and first-class support designed for hybrid work environments. In addition to Intel Hardware Shield technology, the Galaxy Book2 Business can support Intel vPro processors, guaranteeing multi-level security. By monitoring both the BIOS and the operating system, Galaxy Book2 Business helps businesses avoid attacks and protect their sensitive data. Finally, Microsoft Secured-Core PC (SCPC) technology protects the device from kernel and firmware attacks so that malicious code cannot destroy the system.

Optimum productivity on the go as well as face-to-face

The Galaxy Book2 Business is perfectly suited for video conference meetings, especially thanks to the Studio mode[2], which ensures optimal performance and image quality, regardless of the applications used (Google Meet, Microsoft Teams or Cisco Webex Meet). The automatic framing function[3] allows the user to stay in the center of the image even when it moves. New backgrounds and virtual desktop effects minimize distractions, even when the employee is video conferencing from busy locations. The two-way noise reduction system that uses AI[4] filters background noise from the user and the other party so that every word is heard clearly.

In case of consecutive sessions, it can be tedious to enter your password to reconnect. Thanks to the infrared sensor on the Galaxy Book2 Business, users can easily and quickly log in using facial recognition. The Galaxy Book2 Business is also designed to withstand harsh working environments, such as high temperatures or high humidity.

Flexibility and connectivity

Employees can use the single sign-on feature linked to their Samsung account to identify themselves simply and securely. The Private Share function[5] from Samsung leverages blockchain to encrypt and share confidential information. Collaborators can approve access and set expiration dates for each file they send, so information remains proprietary and confidential. And if an employee misplaces their Galaxy Book2 Business, SmartThings Find[6] allows you to find it.

Thanks to the Galaxy ecosystem, the Galaxy Book2 Business can sync with a Galaxy smartphone compatible with the Link to Windows feature[7]. The user can then send SMS and answer calls directly from their computer. Built-in App Continuity will also allow users to select recently used apps and open them on their Galaxy Book2 Business to continue where they left off. Quick sharing[8] allows sharing of large files by generating an easy-to-share link.

Availability

The Galaxy Book2 Business will be available in anthracite color from April 20 with an introductory offer until June 30: for the purchase of a Galaxy Book2 Business, a T7 SSD is offered[9], for orders placed from the Samsung website.

[1] SAR Galaxy Book2 Business (W/kg): SAR trunk: 0.268 / SAR limbs: 0.268

[2] Automatically activated when using the camera. Studio mode may not work properly when third-party app effects (wallpapers, filters, etc.) are applied simultaneously during video calls.

[3] The auto-framing feature requires face recognition and may not work properly if the user is wearing a mask. Features may vary depending on environment, lighting, apps, device condition and other factors.

[4] Only supports VoIP apps like Zoom, WeChat, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp.

[5] Private Share is preloaded on the Galaxy Book2 series. Allows you to share with up to five people at a time. Supports image, video, audio and text file sharing. Up to 10 files and up to 100 MB can be shared simultaneously. With the Private Sharing feature, senders can set an expiration date for viewing shared data and can revoke viewing rights from the recipient. The recipient of the Private Share message must have the Private Share app installed. Only available for Galaxy users.

[6] Requires Samsung account login and Wi-Fi or data network connection. Records the approximate location where the lost device signal was last detected.

[7] Users must connect their Galaxy device to their Windows PC through the “Link to Windows” app on the phone and the Your Phone app on the PC, and then follow the setup instructions, including connecting to the same Microsoft account. Link to Windows is preloaded on select Galaxy devices. Requires the latest Windows 10 update on the PC. The phone requires the Galaxy device to be turned on and connected to the same Wi-Fi network as the PC. Some mobile apps may restrict content from sharing on other screens or require a touch screen to interact with them. Up to 5 Android apps can be launched simultaneously.

[8] The Quick Share feature allows you to share photos, videos and files between Samsung Galaxy devices. Quick Share is available on Galaxy smartphones, Galaxy tablets and Galaxy Books (as of May 2021) running Android 10 and One UI 2.1 or later.

[9] See conditions at samsung.com/fr

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