Soon after USA approves RIM first tablet PC BlackBerry PlayBook in the federal Govt. , Australia made a quicky same decision. The secured connection between BlackBerry smartphone & PlayBook via BlackBerry Bridge is the main feature that made agencies grab it.
“RIM continues to set the benchmark for government security and now with DSD approval the BlackBerry PlayBook is the first tablet to be certified for deployment in Australian government departments. This again demonstrates our leadership in the government sector and our commitment and investment in secure mobile technology,” said Scott Deacon, Manager Security Certifications, Asia Pacific BlackBerry Security, RIM.
On the other hand, other top two tablets in market are raging war regarding patent issues in Australia. Apple is busy trying their best to block Samsung‘s Galaxy Tab sales while BlackBerry PlayBook wins the big game easily.