BlackBerry has announced today that wholesale IT distributor Tech Data Corporation will feature BlackBerry EMM as part of it's offerings for partners in the US. The two companies have a relationship that dates back to 2009 and Tech Data will now be able to offer BES 10 to partners using BlackBerry, iOS and Android devices.
BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 manages multi-platform environments by separating work and personal data on BlackBerry, iOS and Android devices
WATERLOO, ONTARIO and CLEARWATER, FLORIDA--(Marketwired - September 24, 2013) - BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY)(TSX: BB) today announced that Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ: TECD) will now feature BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10, BlackBerry's multi-platform Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution, as part of its enterprise offerings for channel partners in the United States. The offering expands upon a long standing relationship between the two companies.
"BlackBerry continues to be a an industry-leader in the smartphone and enterprise mobility market, which is why Tech Data sees an advantage in partnering with BlackBerry to offer BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 to our channel partners," said Heather Murray, director, TDMobility at Tech Data. "We've talked to many IT Administrators and there is a common theme that emerges - they all count on the security, user experience and total cost of ownership that comes with BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10. Now that BlackBerry is embracing multi-platform environments by extending the same security to iOS and Android devices, this product offering is attractive to our channel of solution providers."
BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 represents a consolidation of BlackBerry's Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) product portfolio, which includes Mobile Device Management (MDM), security, infrastructure and app management. Secure Work Space for iOS and Android is managed through BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 and provides the most secure infrastructure for data-at-rest and data-in-transit to iOS and Android devices, making it easy and convenient to manage all devices from a single console.
"BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 is answering the demands of CIOs across the globe looking to ensure IT professionals are focused on helping manage the business, not just devices," said Stephen Bates, Head of the Enterprise Business Unit at BlackBerry. "We are providing a comprehensive multi-platform management solution that is evolving to an enterprise mobile services platform that supports any of the devices that are deployed. With Tech Data's extensive experience with BlackBerry, they are an excellent partner to deliver our BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 EMM solution."
One of the world's largest wholesale IT distributors, Tech Data Corporation has distributed BlackBerry products and technical support services since 2009.
To date, more than 25,000 BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 commercial and test servers have been installed globally. According to an enterprise mobility market study by J. Gold Associates, the BlackBerry enterprise solution remains the most strategic mobile device management solution for enterprises today.
BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 is now available through the TDMobility business unit at Tech Data. To learn how TDMobility can enable you to expand and maximize your mobility offerings, contact the TDMobility team at (800) 237-8931, ext. 83662 or [email protected]
For more information on BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 and Secure Work Space please visit www.blackberry.com/bes10.