Going up Against the BlackBerry Z10: Samsung to Unveil Enterprise Platform at MWC?

And we thought BlackBerry’s woes ended with releasing their latest OS, the BlackBerry 10. The company is desperately trying to hold on to its losing share of corporate and individual customers, and may just have tougher times ahead. Investment house Detwiler Fenton claims that Samsung is probably about to launch a new platform targeted exclusively at the enterprise – BlackBerry’s key strength.

We still don’t know much about this latest platform from Samsung, but we are expecting it to be related to its SAFE (Samsung for Enterprise) initiative, which aims to make devices secure enough for use at an enterprise level. Detwiler Fenton has also mentioned how Samsung’s SAFE makes Android offer best in class security and is directly aimed at pulling away significant market share from BlackBerry.

Given that Samsung is already the leader in the smartphone market, if the enterprise platform does get rolled out, we know for a fact that it will be quite well received among companies and corporate employees worldwide. BlackBerry, brace yourself.… Read the rest

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Catching Up With BYOD Trend,Blackberry 10 To Follow

All of last year, the corporate world was abuzz with the trend of BYOD or “bring your own device” to the workplace. Now, it looks like gadget makers are also realizing this trend and catering to it. The latest ad campaign from Samsung looks completely targeted at BYOD consumers.

Samsung is starting with its latest security feature, SAFE (Security and Feature Enhancements), on its high-end mobile devices to make them more appealing in the workplace environment. The Samsung Galaxy Note II, in particular, would make for a great corporate device, with its multi-window feature that lets users access multiple types of information at once.

Also getting into the BYOD race is RIM with its latest BlackBerry 10 OS. An important feature of this latest OS is the BlackBerry Balance, which lets users balance both their professional and personal requirements of their smartphones, within the one device. With it, you can disable your work-related apps when you get off work for enhanced security.… Read the rest

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