MAKO Surgical Corporation Deploys BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 to Manage
BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 continues to gain traction for
managing BlackBerry, iOS and Android devices
WATERLOO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 08/01/13 -- BlackBerry(R)
(NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) today announced that MAKO Surgical Corporation
(NASDAQ:MAKO) has chosen BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Service 10 as their
single enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution because it
provides the highest level of control required to handle all the
mobile data requirements and security issues unique to the medical
device manufacturing environment.
"MAKO Surgical Corp. is committed to the new BlackBerry 10 platform
and we're very impressed with the unique enterprise benefits the
platform brings to our organization," said Ernie Wittyngham, Senior
Director of Information Technology at MAKO Surgical. "Having secure
and reliable support provided by BlackBerry makes sense as BlackBerry
is a trusted partner and has been for a long time."
Founded in 2004, MAKO Surgical Corp. is an innovative medical device
company that markets both its RIO(R) Robotic Arm Interactive
Orthopedic System and proprietary RESTORIS(R) family of implants to
surgeons for a procedure called MAKOplasty(R) knee resurfacing and
total hip arthroplasty. The MAKOplasty(R) solution is comprised of
technologies enabled by an intellectual property portfolio including
more than 300 U.S. and foreign owned and licensed patents and patent
applications. MAKO Surgical markets to hospitals and surgeons in the
U.S. and Europe through a direct sales force and independent
orthopedic product agents and distributors.
MAKO Surgical Corp. already has BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 set
up in their environment. "Technology is moving fast, and we needed a
solution that could manage our complex fleet of devices and operating
systems through a single platform and management console. We're
confident that our investment in BlackBerry 10 is the best technical
solution for our mobile workforce," commented Mr. Wittyngham.
Multiple operating systems and personal use on corporate devices is
increasingly common in today's workplace. MAKO Surgical chose to
capitalize on the easy user experience of BlackBerry Enterprise
Service 10, which complements their existing mobile investments,
without compromising security.
"Many of the world's top healthcare organizations are upgrading to
BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 due to the rich capabilities to
manage complex multi-device environments," said Taher Behbehani, Head
of Enterprise Verticals at BlackBerry. "As an enterprise mobility
management solution, BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 provides the
capability to manage and secure BlackBerry 10 smartphones, as well as
iOS(R) and Android(TM) devices, and companies like MAKO Surgical can
trust it to keep their enterprise data safe and secure."
BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 builds on more than a decade of
enterprise mobility management expertise and BlackBerry is the most
widely deployed mobility solution in enterprises today. BlackBerry
Enterprise Service 10 offers enterprise mobility management, mobile
application management and secure mobile connectivity, and delivers a
cost-efficient and reliable solution for business customers and
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the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. Today, BlackBerry
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world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences.
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