BlackBerry launches new SecuTABLET in partnership with Samsung and IBM

Secusmart, an encryption software company owned by BlackBerry, has launched the SecuTABLET in partnership with IBM and Samsung at CeBIT 2015.

BlackBerry and Samsung have been working closely to improve Android's enterprise adoption with secure mobile device management tools, Samsung's latest flagship, the Galaxy S6 comes pre-loaded with software developed in collaboration with BlackBerry and targeted at business users.

Taking this partnership further, Secusmart, a BlackBerry company has announced the SecuTABLET, a variation of the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 featuring various security enhancements. The tablet is particularly targeted at enterprises and governments which have special security requirements.

Currently, the SecuTABLET is undergoing certification at the German Federal Office of Information Security for official use in the country. The tablet also features app level encryption for critical apps using a solution developed by IBM.

Hardware wise, there is no difference at all between the regular Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and the SecuTABLET but on the pricing front, the SecuTABLET costs almost four times the price of the former, due to the added security stack and support contract with Secusmart.

It hasn't been revealed whether there will be a wider launch of this tablet, but going by the pricing and the targeted market, it can be a made to order kind of thing.

Source: PC World via BlackBerry

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