BlackBerry has been in a death spiral, and it’s immediate future is a mystery. That is cause for concern for companies that rely on BlackBerry, and has forced businesses tostart considering an exit strategy. But the real challenge is finding an alternate platform that doesn’t compromise on security. Good Technology thinks it has the solution.
Choosing another smartphone platform is simple. Android and iOS are the leading platforms, and Windows Phone is a distant, but certainly viable, runner up. The challenge is finding a platform that can meet the same needs in terms of security, especially for companies in sensitive and highly-regulated industries like finance or healthcare.
To be fair, iOS—and even specific configurations of Android—have met the stringent requirements to be approved for use by the US Department of Defense (DoD). Most companies have fewer security concerns than the DoD, so if the iPhone or Samsung Galaxy S4 will work for Uncle Sam, they’re probably secure enough for your company as well…
Read the full article on PCWorld: Good Technology helps businesses break the BlackBerry habit