Bharucha & Partners Upgrades its Smartphones and Management Solution to BlackBerry 10


New Delhi, India – BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) today announced that Bharucha & Partners, one of India’s leading full service law firms, has upgraded its mobile fleet to BlackBerry® 10 smartphones and Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) platform to BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10 (BES10), to manage its mobile infrastructure and protect corporate data.

All lawyers and paralegals as well as senior members of the administrative staff have moved to BlackBerry 10 smartphones, primarily BlackBerry Q5 and BlackBerry Z30 smartphones. As per the company policy, emails are only allowed on BlackBerry smartphones managed by BES 10. With BlackBerry Balance technology, users can access their professional and personal information separately without compromising security. The partition allows the professional part to be controlled and managed by the company’s IT department, while the personal section is open for employees as per BYOD norms.

Founded in March 2008, Bharucha & Partners presently has three offices in Mumbai and Delhi. With over 60 lawyers, the firm offers expertise in different fields of legal practice with corporate mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, litigation, arbitration, capital markets and financial regulation being its core areas.

“In today’s dynamic work environment, our lawyers require a real-time, secure, and flexible mobility solution. BES 10 in combination with BlackBerry 10 smartphones provides an excellent solution for environments like law firms. With BES 10, we are able to manage and service all of our devices across platforms with a simple unified console while BlackBerry 10 smartphones provide a great user experience and help reduce overhead costs,” said Justin Bharucha, Founding Partner, Bharucha & Partners. “The BlackBerry Balance technology enables easy segregation of work and personal activities. Users can work and share information securely while retaining access to enjoy personal apps, social networks, and a rich consumer experience on their BlackBerry 10 smartphones without compromising security.”

“At BlackBerry, we strive to provide our customers with a robust mobility platform to support their complex enterprise requirements. The BlackBerry 10 smartphones with their superior hardware built, advanced communications and multimedia features, as well as an extended battery life, provide the best mobility solution for lawyers on the go. BlackBerry remains the most trusted enterprise mobility solution, offering customers a reliable, secure and cost-effective solution for multi-OS mobility management,” said Sunil Lalvani, Managing Director for India at BlackBerry.

Recently awarded as the Lowest TCO Multi-Platform Enterprise Mobility Management Solution by Strategy Analytics, BES10 is the only enterprise mobility management solution capable of delivering comprehensive management and security for devices, apps and content across iOS, Android and BlackBerry devices, all easily managed through a single console.

The rising number of organizations embracing BlackBerry Enterprise Services in India as part of their mobile strategy showcases the enterprise commitment to the BlackBerry solution, which is recognized as the gold standard in security for Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM).

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