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Airbus Americas

The BlackBerry smartphone is a great tool for our users because it truly extends the office. It gives them the ability to almost have their full office capability in their pocket.
Theo Garner Systems Analyst
  • Industry: Distribution/Transportation
  • Region: North America
  • Company Size: Large
  • Solution: IT Operations and Continuity of Operations (COOP)
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Challenge

In the event of a service interruption with their email system, Airbus wanted to keep employees sending short messages to each other using PIN-to-PIN services on their BlackBerry® smartphones. They needed an easily accessible directory of end-user PINs to make this happen.

Solution

Airbus used PINpoint, an application from Tenet Computer Group. The application provides an up-to-date contact list pulled from the smartphone information managed on the BlackBerry® Enterprise Server and Airbus corporate directory.

Benefits

  • Virtually effort-free IT solution
  • Manageable costs
  • Backup communications for business enabled
  • Alternative communication system in place, in case their email server is down