BlackBerry may be clinging to life, but it’s still kicking. That much was clear today in the headlines as news of a major buyer of BlackBerry 10 smartphones quickly garnered attention.
BlackBerry revealed Wednesday that KPMG in Italy has purchased 3,500 new BlackBerry 10 smartphones and is migrating to BlackBerry’s new Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution – BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10.
KPMG is an international consulting firm.
KPMG professionals will be able to work and share information securely with their customers and colleagues, while also being able to enjoy personal apps and a rich consumer experience on the same smartphone, BlackBerry said in a news release today.
“Every day our professionals need to share confidential information and need a reliable smartphone with strong security, and the flexibility to meet different working needs,” explains Davide Grassano, IT Lead Partner at KPMG Milan.
“With BlackBerry 10,” he adds. “we have found the best solution in terms of usability, security, connectivity and price. The BlackBerry solution allows our users to have access to shared files and other internal resources, while also working to prevent the accidental leakage of business documents and attachments.”