harmon.ie Office 365 App for BlackBerry 10 Provides Social Collaboration for
the Mobile Enterprise
harmon.ie Connect now enables secure mobile collaboration for BlackBerry 10
business users providinga consistent user experience across desktop and
NEW YORK -- March 4, 2013
BlackBerry Experience Forum – harmon.ie, the platform-independent social
software company, will showcase its new enterprise-class Office 365 app today
at the BlackBerry Experience Forum in New York. The new product, harmon.ie
Connect – BlackBerry® 10 Edition, will provide full-featured SharePoint and
Office Web Apps functionality including secure connectivity and offline
document access, for customers with BlackBerry 10 smartphones.
With harmon.ie Connect – BlackBerry 10 Edition, BlackBerry customers will be
able to access Office 365 as easily as they do today from their desktop,
delivering SharePoint and Office Web Apps uniformly on desktop and mobile
devices. This will enable workers to improve collaboration in the context of
their work processes in a familiar social interface.
harmon.ie Connect – BlackBerry Edition puts essential team resources and
document management tools in the hands of mobile professionals. Key features
*Cloud support with access to Office 365 documents and applications
including Office 2013 Web Apps such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
*Full SharePoint metadata support - allows business users to accurately
classify documents and email messages. This is a fundamental capability
needed to realize a practical records management or knowledge management
initiative from BlackBerry 10 smartphones.
*BlackBerry 10 calendar and contacts integration – keeps the SharePoint
calendar and personal calendar in sync.
*BlackBerry 10 File Manager integration – enables secure offline document
*BlackBerry 10 Search integration – enables universal search to search
SharePoint directly from BlackBerry 10 smartphones.
“Employees are bringing their own devices to the office, while line of
business decision makers are asking for new types of mobile applications,”
said Michele Pelino, principal analyst at Forrester Research. “Employees need
a unified end-user experience across desktops and mobile devices so they have
the flexibility to work effectively from various locations.”
“We are thrilled to be working with BlackBerry and showcasing our Office 365
app for BlackBerry 10 customers at the BlackBerry Experience Forum,” said
Yaacov Cohen, CEO of harmon.ie. “Enterprise users today need the same
experience from their productivity applications wherever they are and on
whatever device they are using. Organizations must strike a balance between
offering choices to their employees about what platforms and devices they can
use and making sure these technologies are secure. harmon.ie now makes
SharePoint and Office 2013 Web Apps accessible to business users with a
BlackBerry 10 smartphone and turns SharePoint into a user-friendly social
business solution for collaboration, projects and records management.”
“SharePoint is the most requested business application after email, and to be
enterprise-ready, it must be secure,” said Martyn Mallick, VP Global Alliances
& Business Development at BlackBerry.“With harmon.ie providing access to
SharePoint on top of BlackBerry's secure mobile infrastructure, business
customers can get an enterprise-class solution. This is another example of
BlackBerry supporting the evolution of mobile communications to mobile
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harmon.ie is the first platform-independent enterprise social vendor,
delivering a consistent social user experience across multiple social and
collaboration platforms from different vendors such as Microsoft, IBM, and
Salesforce. Thousands of businesses including Citi, DuPont and BAE Systems use
harmon.ie across mobile, desktop and cloud to evolve into more socially
powered enterprises. For more information, visithttp://harmon.ie/.
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