BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 Now Available for Download
RIM's New Multiplatform Enterprise Mobility Management Solution Makes
Mobility Easy for Businesses
WATERLOO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/23/13 -- Research In Motion
(RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced that its new Enterprise
Mobility Management (EMM) solution, BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Service
10, is now available for download. BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10
re-invents RIM's EMM by bringing together device management, industry
leading security(i), and mobile applications management for
BlackBerry(R) smartphones, BlackBerry(R) PlayBook(TM) tablets, and
new BlackBerry 10 smartphones in a consolidated solution. It also
provides a single console for managing BlackBerry, Android(TM) and
BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 builds on more than a decade of
RIM's enterprise mobility management expertise and the most widely
deployed mobility solution in enterprises today. BlackBerry
Enterprise Service 10 offers mobile device management, mobile
application management and secure mobile connectivity, and delivers a
cost-efficient and reliable solution for business customers.
"BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 empowers employees to be more
productive and better equipped to serve customers while it provides
business and IT leaders with the confidence that corporate data is
protected and manageable in the same way they have long enjoyed with
BlackBerry," said Peter Devenyi, Senior Vice President, Enterprise
Software, Research In Motion. "BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 makes
mobility easy for businesses to help keep them moving."
Flexible Enterprise Mobility Management
BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 gives organizations a highly
scalable solution and the flexibility to manage their mobile
deployment as needed. It supports both corporate-owned and
personal-owned (BYOD - Bring Your Own Device) device deployments and
mixed environments of BlackBerry and other devices, providing mobile
device management, mobile application management, and secure access
to corporate data. It includes an intuitive, unified, web-based
administration console to manage devices and users. It also supports
BlackBerry(R) Balance(TM) technology, which elegantly separates and
secures work applications and data from personal content on
BlackBerry devices. BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 is built on the
same security and connectivity model for BlackBerry 10 smartphones
that enterprise customers have always trusted and relied upon with
BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Server.
Key Features for BlackBerry 10 smartphones with BlackBerry Enterprise
-- Support for secure separation of work and personal applications and data
on BlackBerry 10 smartphones through BlackBerry Balance technology.
-- Support for seamless and secure access to work email, content and secure
connectivity to "behind the firewall" applications and data.
-- BlackBerry(R) World(TM) for Work, the new corporate app storefront for
BlackBerry 10 smartphones that allows organizations to easily manage
apps for employees. Administrators can push and install the
organization's mandatory apps to both corporate and personal-owned
devices and publish recommended apps to employees.
-- Rich management controls for securing and managing work profiles
including hierarchical group management with Active Directory
integration, support for customizable administrative roles with granular
capabilities, an intuitive enterprise enrollment process for employees
that offers a self-service console, and centralized control of
assignable profiles for email, SCEP, Wi-Fi(R), VPN and proxy servers.
What Customers Are Saying
"The BlackBerry solution has been meeting our enterprise mobility
needs for 10 years and it's been incredibly exciting to be among the
first UK customers to try out BlackBerry 10," said Craig Allcock,
Head of Networks, Group Technology, The Co-operative Group. "The
re-designed UI is excellent, providing a smooth experience which
enables you to seamlessly switch between applications and content
across both the personal and work profiles. We're confident that
BlackBerry 10 smartphones and the new BlackBerry Enterprise Service
10 will enable us to both anticipate and meet the existing and future
enterprise mobility needs of our individual employees."
"We've been testing BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry Enterprise Service
10 in our environment and we're pleased with the manageability,
security and reliability that the solution offers, along with
expanded management capabilities to other devices within our
network," said Peter E. Lesser, Director of Global Technology,
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. "BlackBerry has been a
trusted partner of ours for many years, and we're excited to
implement BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 in our organization."
What Industry Analysts Are Saying
"BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 brings some important technology,
cost and operational improvements to existing BlackBerry customers,"
said Nick McQuire, Research Director Mobile Enterprise Strategies
EMEA for IDC. "We believe RIM is poised to capitalize on its strong
history in delivering reliable, scalable and secure mobile enterprise
management solutions to help organizations address an increasingly
diverse mobile environment."
"Companies require maximum flexibility and diversity in mobile
deployments," said Jack Gold, principal analyst of J.Gold Associates,
LLC. "Products that manage multiple platforms, while at the same time
enabling the segregation of personal and corporate data, represent an
optimum solution by offering the lowest total cost of ownership, most
end-user friendly, and highest security approach to enterprise
The BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 software as well as a limited
sixty (60) day free trial (includes client access licenses) is
available to be ordered here.
Through the BlackBerry 10 Ready Program, existing customers can take
advantage of the free license trade up program at
www.blackberry.com/licensetradeup, which is available until December
(i) BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 has been FIPS 140-2 certified.
(ii) Terms and conditions apply.
About Research In Motion
Research In Motion (RIM), a global leader in wireless innovation,
revolutionized the mobile industry with the introduction of the
BlackBerry(R) solution in 1999. Today, BlackBerry(R) products and
services are used by millions of customers around the world to stay
connected to the people and content that matter most throughout their
day. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, RIM operates
offices in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. RIM
is listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market (NASDAQ:RIMM) and the Toronto
Stock Exchange (TSX:RIM). For more information, visit www.rim.com or
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