BlackBerry just announced that three of their key German based enterprise customers just made the switch to BlackBerry Enterprise Services 10. BlackBerry has been doing well in Germany on the heels of these NSA snooping leaks. Now Mitsubishi Motors Deutschland, sugar producer Südzucker AG, and manufacturing giant Grohe AG have all installed BES for multiplatform device management. BlackBerry went on to say that they have a strong enterprise following in Germany with 50% of DAX companies testing or committed to using BES 10 and 90% of federal state governments doing the same.
Check out the details in the announcement below:
Exciting enterprise news today–three key, German based, enterprise customers have migrated to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, BlackBerry’s enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution. These include Mitsubishi Motors Deutschland, sugar producer Südzucker AG, and manufacturing giant Grohe AG, who have all installed BlackBerry’s multi-platform EMM solution to provide superior security, control, and management at the device and app level to their mobile deployments.
BlackBerry Enterprise has a strong market following in Germany, with 50% of DAX companies testing or committed to using BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 and around 90% of the Federal State Governments testing or committed to using BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10. With the growing demand for BYOD in recent years, organizations are beginning to respond by seeking solutions which offer flexible and secure communications for their staff.
Mitsubishi Motors in Germany was looking for a solution to deliver high security and flexible device management. “We have been using BlackBerry smartphones for years, due to its excellent integration with the business environment and its sophisticated security architecture,” said Thomas Lefeld, Manager IT/Organization, Mitsubishi Motors Deutschland GmbH. “BlackBerry consistently delivers the solutions we need – flexible device management and new all-touch and QWERTY smartphones for our employees, all combined with consistently high security levels that we can always trust.”
Grohe AG is Europe’s largest manufacturer of sanitary fittings, including kitchen and bathroom faucets/taps, and shower systems. The company deployed BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 to create a single mobile device management system for all its devices. According to Jan Peter-Tewes, Senior Vice President of Global Marketing at Grohe AG, “Our mobile communication has improved dramatically through the use of the BlackBerry solution. The ability to quickly communicate securely over the phone, by email or BBM are key benefits BlackBerry brings to our teams. We are able to share confidential reports much more openly and quickly than we used to, which has reduced our development time for new products.”
Südzucker, with its sugar, special products, CropEnergies and fruit segments, is one of the leading companies in the food industry. Christian Begger, Head of ZAO/IT-AC Administration & IT-Controlling at Südzucker AG commented, “With the introduction of BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, we are able to adapt our Mobile Device Management architecture to our specific requirements. The BlackBerry solution is easily integrated into the infrastructure of Südzucker AG and ensures maximum security. Thanks to the new generation of mobile devices, our mobile use efficiency can also be increased.”
Markus Mueller, Managing Director Germany at BlackBerry, highlighted that “with BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, we are able to offer businesses a simple, secure and effective way to manage their fleet of devices, including iOS, Android and BlackBerry phones. We are also looking forward to offering our customers a whole new level of convenience when we launch our new EMM cloud services.”
More than 25,000 BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 commercial and test servers have been installed globally. We’ve also announced that our new multi-platform EMM solution will be available in the cloud, offering businesses mobile device management (MDM), mobile application management (MAM), security standards, and self-service capabilities for the end-user. For more information, visitwww.blackberry.com/bes10.