In light of the release of Blackberry 10, CBC’s the National visited Quartet Services Inc. on January 31, the day after the launch. Although we provide BESX (Blackberry support), Reporter Havard Gould wanted to know if Quartet would be distributing the product, following our recent change to another platform. Gould also surprised our team with a Blackberry Z10 to review. Take a look at what our tech team had to say.
Yesterday – following a rough week of international BlackBerry downtime - RIM introduced BBX, the next-generation OS for BlackBerry smartphones and tablets.
BBX supports BlackBerry cloud services, HTML5 app development, and applications developed for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. Future BlackBerry devices will also support applications built for Android mobile operating system.
Press Release: Quartet Announces Integration and Support Services for BlackBerry Mobile Voice System 5
Quartet Service Inc., a leading Toronto-based IT Managed Services provider, announced today that it is now certified to sell, integrate and support BlackBerry® Mobile Voice System 5 with voice over Wi-Fi® calling (BlackBerry MVS 5) in Canada.
BlackBerry MVS unifies fixed and mobile voice communications to provide one business phone number, one caller ID, one voice mailbox, and office phone features on BlackBerry® smartphones. With BlackBerry MVS 5, calls can be made over Wi-Fi networks (in addition to cellular networks) to help businesses save on mobility costs.
“We’re proud to be the first Managed Services Company in Canada eligible to sell and install BlackBerry MVS 5. In fact, we have already set up our first customer.”
- Rob Bracey, Quartet President & CEO
Quartet offers sales, design, and integration services for BlackBerry MVS 5 for Cisco Unified Communications phone system environments. “We’re proud to be the first Managed Services Company in Canada eligible to sell and install BlackBerry MVS 5. In fact, we have already set up our first customer” said Robert Bracey, President and CEO of Quartet. “BlackBerry MVS can deliver tremendous value to our customers by reducing wireless costs and driving productivity improvements.”
BlackBerry MVS allows business users to make or receive phone calls from their desk phone extension from almost anywhere in the world using their BlackBerry smartphones. Calls are routed through the company’s phone system providing access to the corporate address book and user’s voicemail. Calls can also be made over Wi-Fi at work, at home, or via Wi-Fi hotspots without incurring cellular charges.