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Editor’s Note: Today’s post comes from Gregg Hardie – Head of Public Sector Sales (UK) We’re very excited to be sponsors of the Public Sector Enterprise ICT Conference (PSEICT) on Tuesday 5 November in London. In case you’re unfamiliar with the event, PSEIC is the UK’s only event to directly address the deployment of the […]
For the better part of a decade, BlackBerry technology has played a critical role in revolutionizing the working practices of government and public sector customers across the world. The penetration of the BlackBerry solution across this sector is without compare: in the UK, we count Cabinet departments, the central government, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) […]
It’s been an exciting summer in Washington, D.C., for BlackBerry! Over the past few months we have hosted a number of events, including happy hours and BlackBerry Balance street demonstrations, to show how BlackBerry 10 meets the unique needs of government employees and improves workforce productivity and collaboration. BlackBerry is also providing a shuttle service […]
Update: More events on the way Editors Note: We’re launching a new set of BlackBerry Beyond Work happy hours in the coming weeks – be sure to attend if you’re in the Washington, D.C. area! See details below: Thursday, July 18th from 5-7pm at Bullfeathers (410 First St. SE Washington, D.C. 20003) Thursday, July 25th […]
Armed with BlackBerry Z10 devices and these awesome costumes, our BlackBerry Balance demo team took to the streets to show the people of Washington, D.C. the power and versatility of BlackBerry Balance. Our team members don’t just love BlackBerry Balance – they live it. Sporting half-business, half-casual attire, the demo team exemplifies how BlackBerry allows […]
For years, BlackBerry has provided the best, most secure and affordable mobile options to the public sector. We’ve always sought innovative ways to meet the mobile needs of government IT managers. We’ve heard them say they need a mobile solution that’s secure and easy to manage while simultaneously allowing their employees to collaborate and stay […]
Earlier this week we trekked down to Washington, D.C. where BlackBerry was the technology partner at a Canadian Embassy inauguration event. Government leaders, military officers, and Capitol Hill personnel were in attendance and eager to get hands-on with BlackBerry PlayBook tablets and BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha devices. Reactions to the QNX-based tablet and upcoming smartphone […]
On the heels of our recent announcement of FIPS 140-2 certification for the upcoming BlackBerry 10 platform, our current in-market favorite BlackBerry 7.1 OS has received CESG approval for government use in the United Kingdom. This is a significant step forward for enabling government mobility in the region by allowing access to data classified up […]
The BlackBerry solution has a legacy in government mobility, with more third-party security certifications and more government mobile device management experience than any provider of mobile solutions. Today we’re excited to share the news that Research In Motion will begin a pilot program with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) using BlackBerry 10 smartphones and […]
Q&A with Paul Lucier and Larry Silver at the BlackBerry Jam World Tour – Enterprise Edition in Washington D.C.
Last week Washington D.C. welcomed the BlackBerry 10 Jam World Tour – Enterprise Edition. With a particular emphasis on app developers working on government projects, the event shared a demonstration of BlackBerry® 10 as well as briefings on end-to-end enterprise mobility management. The speakers and hands-on workshops covered BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10, BlackBerry 10 development […]
Earlier this year, we published a blog post series on BlackBerry in Government, exploring how governments around the world are solving business challenges with BlackBerry® solutions. We also held a Government Day at BlackBerry World™ 2012 where we spoke with attendees about their government organizations’ mobility needs. Because government agencies deal with some of the […]
BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 and BlackBerry Device Service have been FIPS 140-2 certified.
Get a hands-on look at BlackBerry 7 and the BlackBerry PlayBook during an upgraded Washington D.C. commute
Introducing the BlackBerry shuttle service in Washington, DC – the perfect morning commute!
Recapping last week’s “Appy Hour” event in Washington, D.C.
Introducing a new blog post series highlighting how various government agencies have been utilizing the BlackBerry solution.
A video featuring customer comments on the Government Day at BlackBerry World program.
The BlackBerry PlayBook tablet has been awarded Best in Show at the 2011 FOSE Conference!
A video interview conducted with the Director of Security Product Management at RIM about what the FIPS certification of BlackBerry PlayBook tablet means.
The BlackBerry PlayBook tablet has officially received FIPS 140-2 certification, making it the first tablet ever to receive this certification.