BlackBerry is all set for a partnership with Samsung in order to make its Android devices more secure.
The partnership is important for both the companies. It will offer Samsung and BlackBerry new method and techniques to protect their devices.
The two companies will present a “highly secure mobility solution” for all the Samsung’s smartphones. However, both the firms intend to launch the new system in the beginning of 2015.
Moreover, the new system will lock the Black berry security platforms with Samsung’s security platform for its Galaxy smartphone range.
John Jackson, a technology analyst of IDC stated that the agreement with Samsung is certainly a big deal for Blackberry. It is really difficult to think of a partnership that gives more benefits to the company than this one.
As per the reports of The Wall Street Journal, the agreement provides Blackberry access to a larger customer base. On the flip side, Samsung can get benefit from the mobile security reputation of the BlackBerry. It is expected that the contract will notice numerous features of Blackberry included in the Samsung’s Android software.
On the other hand, Blackberry stated that the contract is a long time commitment for both the companies.
John Sims, head of Blackberry enterprise services informed that they reached the highest authority of Samsung to execute this deal. Therefore, it is definitely a really serious relationship.
Soon after this announcement BlackBerry’s NASDAQ share closed at 7 percent higher. It is the highest close of the Canadian telecommunication company since June 2013.