French firm announces BlackBerry partnership
by MTHULISI SIBANDA
JOHANNESBURG – BLACKBERRY, announced on Wednesday that French e-commerce and services company, 3SI Group, is deploying BlackBerry® 10 smartphones and upgrading its enterprise mobility management (EMM) platform to BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10 (BES10).
According to BlackBerry, 3SI Group chose to reaffirm its trust in BlackBerry after identifying BlackBerry® 10 as the solution best suited to answering its needs.
“BlackBerry’s solution combines an excellent user experience with high-level security. We have a long-standing relationship with BlackBerry and BES10 has reinforced our confidence in BlackBerry as a trusted partner,” said Christian Terryn, Systems Engineer, 3SI.
3SI Group has upgraded its two BES5 servers, migrating approximately 200 BlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry Bold 9700 devices to BES 10.
3SI has also provided employees with 130 BlackBerry Z10, BlackBerryQ10 and BlackBerryQ5 smartphones.
“We have primarily upgraded to BES 10 to enable our users to benefit from the functionalities of the BlackBerry 10 OS and the convenience of BlackBerry Balance,” said Terryn.
BES10 is providing 3SI Group with comprehensive device, application and content management, while offering the flexibility for IT managers to set policies and rules that define the line between work and personal data.
3SI Group is a French leading e-commerce private operator in France, handling two core business activities: e-commerce with brands such as 3 Suisses, Blancheporte, Becquet, Mondial Relay, Vitrine Magique, Dispeo or Unigro, and e-commerce services. 3SI Group services are used by over 3 500 online businesses in the country.
– CAJ News
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