Enterprise Customers Make the Move to BlackBerry 10 with 18,000 Server
Whirlpool Corporation and BDO Canada upgrade their mobile deployments
to the BlackBerry 10 platform
WATERLOO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/27/13 -- BlackBerry(R)
(NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) today announced the latest group of enterprises
that have invested in the BlackBerry(R) 10 platform and installed
BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Service 10 as part of their mobility
infrastructure. Whirlpool Corporation and BDO Canada support their
complex security and enterprise mobility management (EMM)
requirements by adopting BlackBerry 10 as their core business tool
for their mobile workforce.
BlackBerry continues to have a strong foothold within the world's top
enterprises with more mobile devices managed with the BlackBerry
solution today than any other competitive offering. To date, 60
percent of the Fortune 500 have ordered, downloaded or installed
BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, and 18,000 BlackBerry Enterprise
Service 10 servers have already been installed by customers around
"The adoption of BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 has been largely
driven by BlackBerry's strategy of multi-platform Enterprise Mobility
Management," said Kevin Burden, Director of Mobility at Strategy
Analytics. "The company's ability to bring secure workspace
capabilities to iOS and Android alongside BlackBerry, gives IT
managers the tools needed to manage the complexity that 'bring your
own device' has brought to many environments."
Whirlpool Corporation, a leader in the $120 billion global home
appliance industry, uses the BlackBerry 10 platform to enhance their
mobile device management strategy, and capitalize on BlackBerry's
industry leading Enterprise Mobility Management expertise.
"BlackBerry functionality and security is the model for Whirlpool's
mobile device management strategy. We are pleased to join BlackBerry
in this next step in their evolution, and see BlackBerry 10 in action
at Whirlpool," said Tim Densborn, Lead Mobility Solutions, Whirlpool
BDO Canada, a leading assurance, accounting, tax and advisory firm
with over 3,600 partners and staff and more than 100 offices in
Canada, works with a broad range of clients across the country and
internationally. The firm has deployed more than 1,000 BlackBerry
smartphones as their corporate device standard as well as BlackBerry
Enterprise Service 10 to manage their mobile infrastructure.
According to BDO Canada's CIO, Kim Watt, "I often talk to other CIO's
about the BlackBerry 10 platform and what BDO has been able to
achieve having the BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 solution in
place. The touch screen of the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone for typing
is incomparable, and the security features are unmatched."
BlackBerry 10 for Enterprise offers an integrated mobile device and
server solution that meets the highest security needs, but also
offers the best customer and device management experience by
balancing Work and Life through an intuitive and integrated
experience between work and personal. BlackBerry Enterprise Service
10 manages BlackBerry, iOS(R), and Android(TM) smartphones and
tablets through a single, unified, web-based management console.
For more information about BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, please
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