BlackBerry has launched a new tablet. This is not another PlayBookIts only tablet launched until now, but about SecuTablet. This is the result of a partnership with the Canadian company Samsung si IBMBeing for companies that put great emphasis on data security. Although hardware brings nothing really new, the device is simply a Galaxy Tab S 10.5The chapter software, BlackBerry integrated prothe price of software for the security of important information, made by its new division Secusmart, With software developed by IBM.
The first hint that demonstrates that SecuTablet it's not for regular users it's just the price prohibitiv. At $ 2.380, this tablet may be the most expensive tablet ever Samsung a procarried her so far. Superficially, the cost difference between a Galaxy Tab S common and SecuTablet is software preinstalled by BlackBerry. The data is encrypted, and access to it can be done either through the user's voice fingerprint or through a device. procalled friend Secusmart Security Card.
Of course tablet still offers the same functionality common, along with advanced security capabilities. All normal applications Android they can be installed, and those who use them do not have to worry. They run in a separate sandbox, which does not affect the data protected. This is possible thanks to software made by IBMWhich differentiates their personal applications and information important ones. Such functions are clearly oriented corporate environment where leaks could have negative effects for companies.
After this announcement we can see in which direction goes further Canadian company. Despite the fact that SecuTablet is proshower of Samsung and not running BlackBerry OSIt is still a device that only a company with so much experience and tradition in the corporate environment as well BlackBerry he could do it. Now it remains to be seen whether the rest of its devices of this kind in the future will be protaken in partnership with Samsung si IBM, along with other partners, or if he will return to prointernal hardware production.