Rocky Mountain Human Services Chooses BlackBerry to Enhance Mobile Productivity
DENVER, CO and WATERLOO, ON – December 11, 2013 – BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) and Rocky Mountain Human Services (RMHS), today announced that RMHS has selected BlackBerry's enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution – BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10 (BES10) – along with BlackBerry® Z10 smartphones to enhance mobile productivity.
BlackBerry 10 is the platform of choice for RMHS, whose workforce serves more than 7,500 individuals that face challenges from developmental delays, cognitive and intellectual impairments, brain injuries, aging and social conditions. With BES10 and BlackBerry 10 smartphones, RMHS has seen increased collaboration between employees working remotely using email, BBM™ and file sharing on their smartphones. Workers also benefited from using the BlackBerry 10 browser to access both internal and external web sites.
“The productivity benefits on the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone are unmatched, empowering our employees to be as engaged on-the-go as they are in the office,” said RMHS spokesperson, Annie Davies. “Our employees often require access to confidential information while in the field. The Citrix Receiver application allows for a seamless transition from employee workstations to our BlackBerry Z10 smartphones, because we can access the same applications and files securely behind our corporate firewall.”
RMHS considers BlackBerry 10 a key enabler for employees to share information securely with their clients and colleagues. In addition, BES10 offers a single console that enables RMHS to centralize control of all devices, and access the full range of security features and customization tools within BES10, allowing RMHS to tailor the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone’s functionality to their needs.
Building on more than a decade of enterprise mobility management expertise, BES10 with BlackBerry 10 smartphones is a clear choice for security-conscious organizations. Ramon Llamas, an analyst at technology research firm IDC said, “BlackBerry has been, and continues to be, the gold standard for mobile security. Providing a full turn-key enterprise solution has been in BlackBerry’s DNA since day one, and that's why companies continue to put BlackBerry on their list."
“Companies like Rocky Mountain Human Services invested in BlackBerry because of the incomparable enterprise-ready benefits and the unmatched security the BlackBerry EMM solution offers our corporate customers,” said Andrew MacLeod, Managing Director for North America at BlackBerry. “The combination of BES10 and BlackBerry 10 smartphones offers powerful productivity and security tools for organizations, giving both employees and IT departments peace of mind that privacy is maintained while sensitive work information is protected.”
BES10 also lets customers manage iOS® and Android™ devices, providing the same level of security for those devices accessing data behind-the-firewall as for BlackBerry 10 smartphones, so there’s no need to invest in multiple MDM solutions or a patchwork of security products to support a BYOD deployment. Corporations continue to invest in BlackBerry products and services, with nearly 30,000 BES10 commercial and test servers installed globally to date.