International Law Firm Akin Gump Deploys BlackBerry 10 and its ‘Robust Security’ Platform


It always seems like we are always talking about companies that are leaving BlackBerry for one reason or another. Well today we have news about one jumping on the BlackBerry 10 platform. The international law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP have picked up 500 BlackBerry 10 devices as well as BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 for its employees. Make sure to check out the press release below.

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 5, 2013) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) today announced that international law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has chosen to deploy 500 BlackBerry(R) 10 devices and BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Service 10 to its employees.

Akin Gump is a leading international law firm, with offices in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Security and reliability matters and Akin Gump trusts BlackBerry with its information and its ability to help them get things done and have made the decision to test and deploy BlackBerry 10.

“We are excited to be moving forward with the new BlackBerry 10 platform. It is important to us that we provide our employees with powerful tools when working remotely, and the new BlackBerry platform, with its ease-of-use, and robust security is a major step forward and a significant part of that strategy,” said Scott Bravi, Chief Information Officer for Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.

“We are thrilled to announce that Akin Gump is deploying BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, recognizing the valuable security proposition the BlackBerry platform provides,” said Richard Piasentin, Vice President and Managing Director for the U.S. at BlackBerry. “BlackBerry knows enterprise and offers innovative solutions to help them to maintain security and respond to current trends – BlackBerry Balance – creates a seamless way to satisfy both user and customer needs without compromising either.”

BlackBerry 10 is a reliable platform that is smooth and responsive. It has a modern design and a gesture-based interface that is highly discoverable. It is designed to support, learn, and adapt to the way you work. BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 builds on more than a decade of the BlackBerry enterprise mobility management expertise. It offers mobile device management, mobile application management and secure mobile connectivity, and delivers a cost-efficient and reliable solution for business and government customers.