BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 picked up by Whirlpool and BDO Canada

Whirlpool and BDO Canada have deployed BlackBerry 10 platform and installed BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10.

These two enterprises utilized BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 to support their complex security and enterprise mobility management (EMM) requirements.

By adopting BlackBerry 10 as their core business tool for their mobile workforce, Whirlpool and BDO Canada benefited from the best customer and device management experience.

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 world.

Kevin Burden, director of Mobility at Strategy Analytics, said. “Its ability to bring secure workspace capabilities to iOS and Android alongside BlackBerry, gives IT managers the tools needed to manage the complexity that BYOD has brought to many environments.”

Home appliances major Whirlpool uses the BlackBerry 10 platform to enhance their mobile device management strategy, and capitalize on BlackBerry’s 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 GIS Infrastructure.

BDO Canada, an assurance, accounting, tax and advisory firm with over 3,600 partners and staff and more than 100 offices in Canada, 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.

BDO Canada’s CIO Kim Watt said: “I talk to other CIO’s about 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.”

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