BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) announced to day that G4S, an integrated security company specializing in the provision of security services and products, has selected BES10 and will be upgrading to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 (BES10).
BlackBerry said GS4 with 4,500 employees in Argentina, will be able to manage their devices using BES10 as their enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution. G4S has recently implemented bring your own device (BYOD).
“BlackBerry is our main mobile communications provider for our operations outside of our Buenos Aires Headquarters,” said Rafael Acosta, IT Manager at G4S Argentina. “Our dynamic workforce demands real-time mobility, as well as efficiency, in communications. Through BES10, we are looking to ensure that data remains secure by separating users’ corporate data from their personal data. In addition, it will allow our operations to be more mobile and will simplify enterprise mobility management.”
Enterprise mobility management BES10 allows customers to securely manage devices, apps and content across iOS, Android and BlackBerry devices.
“BlackBerry is the only company that can meet organizations’ mobility requirements, whether it’s multi-platform BYOD or environments that require the most secure corporate-only policies,” said Joao Stricker, Regional Director for the Southern Cone and Brazil, at BlackBerry. “By helping G4S facilitate a BYOD platform, we’re able to ensure they have the most secure enterprise mobility solution, the easiest integration with existing IT Systems as well as great variety of enterprise applications.”
Other Organizations Select BES10
Recently, Bharucha & Partners, a full service law firm in India, Grupo Monomeros Colombo Venezolanos S.A., a supplier of chemicals for the agricultural and industrial sectors in Colombia, and about 74% of the law firms in the UK have selected BES10 as their enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution.
BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)’s stock recently went up and is currently trading at $11.42 a share after beating analysts expectations jumping almost 11% on June 19. Organizations selecting BES10 as well as BlackBerry winning three Red Dot Awards for the design quality of its BlackBerry® Q10, BlackBerry® Q5 and BlackBerry® Z30 smartphones also contributing to the recent stock rise.
BlackBerry’s chief executive John Chen has said that his goal was to make BlackBerry a break-even company by end of the fiscal year with the aim of turning profitable in the 2016 financial year.
“Over the past six months, we have focused on improving efficiency in all aspects of our operations to drive cost reductions and margin improvement. Looking forward, we are focusing on our growth plan to enable our return to profitability.”
BlackBerry could rise from its current situation if they continue breaking even while getting closer to profitability.