BlackBerry this morning announced a joint agreement with ISEC7, a global provider of mobile business services and software solutions, to jointly support BlackBerry® 10 Readiness services globally.
Under the agreement, ISEC7 will offer customers three BlackBerry 10 Readiness Services to help them make a smooth transition from existing BlackBerry Enterprise Server systems or other device management solutions to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, as well as provide an end-to-end service for developing or porting existing apps to BlackBerry 10.
Here is the press release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BlackBerry 10 Readiness Services Now Offered By ISEC7
ISEC7 and BlackBerry to jointly support customers around the globe
Waterloo, ON and Hamburg, Germany – ISEC7, a global provider of mobile business services and software solutions, and BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) today announced an agreement to jointly support multinational and local customers with BlackBerry® 10 Readiness Services.
The joint effort leverages the BlackBerry enterprise mobility platform supported by ISEC7’s globally managed mobility services to offer customers the best possible experience for transitioning to BlackBerry® 10 and BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10.
ISEC7 will offer customers three BlackBerry 10 Readiness Services – Change Management and Planning with Migration Services, Change Management and Planning with Remote Installation, and BlackBerry 10 Application Development Services. The services are designed to help organisations of any size smoothly transition from BlackBerry® Enterprise Server (versions 4 and 5) or other device management solutions to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, as well as provide an end-to-end service for developing or porting existing apps to BlackBerry 10. ISEC7 will use its unique migration tool, B*Nator, which is designed to automatically migrate information from BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4 or 5 to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10.
BlackBerry Enterprise Server 10 is designed to integrate with existing BlackBerry Enterprise Server deployments and manage a range of devices including BlackBerry 10 smartphones, BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablets, and earlier BlackBerry OS platforms (BBOS 7.1 and earlier), as well as iOS® and Android™ smartphones and tablets – all from a single, unified web-based console.
Jody Adams, Sr. Manager, Cloud Strategies at RICOH said, “We’re excited about ISEC7’s partnership with BlackBerry and developing apps for BlackBerry 10. ISEC7 is a company who works closely with their customers to bring quality mobile apps to the market and provides flexibility when it’s necessary. The leadership and team of developers respond quickly and are always professional. Their experience with business apps has brought great value to our relationship.”
Fernando Quintela from NCG BANCO, S.A said, “With ISEC7 we have a relationship of total confidence for all mobility issues. In addition to being a strategic BlackBerry 10 partner, ISEC7 works closely with our technical staff giving all their experience and professionalism. We are excited to have the new BlackBerry 10 platform up and running bringing the productivity and power that our company expects from mobile devices.”
David J Smith, Executive Vice President, Enterprise Mobile Computing at BlackBerry said, “ISEC7 is one of our most active partners around the world, and we are delighted to be working with them to help organizations make an easy transition to our new mobile computing platform with BlackBerry 10 Readiness Services.”
Marco Gocht, CEO of ISEC7 said, “At ISEC7, we are focused on providing enterprise-class mobile solutions and services to our commercial and government clients. For more than 10 years we have partnered with BlackBerry to provide our customers with an innovative and secure foundation to build a mobile corporate strategy beyond voice and email. ISEC7 is proud to be part of the global BlackBerry 10 Readiness Program to support customers in transitioning to the new platform. Our global team participated in many of the BlackBerry Experience Forums and heard first-hand the needs of BlackBerry customers around the world. ISEC7 is excited to participate in the next mobile business evolution.”
A global leader in wireless innovation, BlackBerry® revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. Today, BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of our millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, BlackBerry operates offices in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. BlackBerry is listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market (NASDAQ: BBRY) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: BB). For more information, visit www.blackberry.com
The ISEC7 Group is a global provider of mobile business services and software solutions. The company was one of the first movers to mobilize company and business processes. Today, ISEC7 counts numerous renowned companies and governmental organizations as committed customers. The innovative ISEC7 solutions, such as Mobility for SAP, B*Nator and Mobile Exchange Delegate have proven to be groundbreaking in their sector and are always state of the art. ISEC7 was founded in Hamburg in 2003 and has international subsidiaries and offices including Germany, USA, Switzerland, Spain and Brazil. For more information, visit www.isec7.com
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