RIM Server Upgrade Secures iPad, Android Devices

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted November 30, 2011


RIM announced a global upgrade of its BlackBerry Enterprise Server, which companies use to ensure sensitive, corporate data doesn’t leak beyond their employees. As reported by The Globe and Mail, the new upgrade will accommodate Apple Inc.’s iPhones and iPads, which many business users own in addition to their work BlackBerrys, as well as devices running Google Inc.’s Android mobile operating system.


 

"That should keep customers reliant on RIM’s secure servers, even as more consumer-focused mobile devices replace the company’s core BlackBerry products, and elbow aside other companies wanting to push into the secure mobile device management space.

"'People have told us things have changed,' says Alan Panezic, a vice-president of RIM’s platform product management group, noting younger tech savvy workers want to bring their own mobile devices to work.

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