MobileIron announces support for BlackBerry 10 smartphones

If you work in the Enterprise sector then you know the days work issued devices are slowly dwindling away. BYOD is taking over and now more than ever it's important that Enterprises have a solution to handle all devices their employees are using. Some have moved away from services like BES or are looking to better integrate them and as such have adopted solutions like MobileIron that allow for multi-device management. Knowing this and wanting to offer their customers best in class, MobileIron has now announced support for BlackBerry 10

"Enterprises are dealing with multi-OS environments and the days of IT dictating that employees use specific devices are gone," said Bob Tinker , CEO, MobileIron. "Our customers see mobile technology as a productivity tool. They want their employees to be able choose whatever device they like and we want to make it easy for them to add new devices and apps to their environment. By delivering support for BlackBerry 10 as the devices hit the market, we ensure our customers can support any device their users choose."

The MobileIron solution for BlackBerry 10 will allow Enterprises to track inventory of BlackBerry 10 device, secure email traffic, remote wipe devices and of course enforce policies and password services. If you're looking for the full details, you can jump below and check out the full press release from MobileIron.

MobileIron Delivers Support for BlackBerry 10

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 11, 2013 -- MobileIron, the leader in security and management for mobile apps, documents, and devices, today announced support for BlackBerry 10. With the MobileIron platform, Mobile IT teams can confidently add BlackBerry 10 devices to their mobile environments using the same central management and policy tools they use for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone 8 devices.

Enterprises can use the MobileIron platform to:

  • Track inventory of BlackBerry 10 devices, both corporate and personally owned
  • Secure email traffic with MobileIron Sentry, MobileIron's intelligent gateway
  • Secure email data by enforcing encryption and password policies
  • Wipe the device

"Enterprises are dealing with multi-OS environments and the days of IT dictating that employees use specific devices are gone," said Bob Tinker, CEO, MobileIron. "Our customers see mobile technology as a productivity tool. They want their employees to be able choose whatever device they like and we want to make it easy for them to add new devices and apps to their environment. By delivering support for BlackBerry 10 as the devices hit the market, we ensure our customers can support any device their users choose."

Read more about BlackBerry Device Management Here.

About MobileIron

The leader in security and management for mobile apps, documents, and devices, MobileIron's mission is to enable global companies to become Mobile First organizations, embracing mobility as their primary IT platform in order to transform their businesses and increase their competitiveness. Recognized by IDC as the fastest growing mobile enterprise management vendor in the world, MobileIron provides the scalable architecture, rapid innovation, and best practices for global companies to transform into Mobile First organizations. Leading global companies use MobileIron as the foundation for their Mobile First initiatives, including 7 of the 10 top pharmaceutical companies, 5 of the 10 top banks, 8 of the 10 top automotive manufacturers, 3 of the 5 top retailers, 4 of the 5 top aerospace and defense companies, and half of the 10 top law firms. For more information, please visit www.mobileiron.com.

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