BlackBerry Enterprise Launch Recap: Partnerships and Solutions that Meet Today’s Definition of Security [Photos]


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BlackBerry on Thursday announced a portfolio of enterprise software and services that leverage our market-leading expertise in mobile security to launch related solutions for securing employees’ use of the cloud, managing their phone bills, and helping them collaborate in a mobile-first, cost-effective manner.

BlackBerry also announced several key alliances, including a partnership with traditional handset rival Samsung to enable our new BES12 enterprise mobility management platform to manage Samsung Galaxy devices running its secure flavor of Android, Samsung KNOX. BlackBerry Enterprise President John Sims (above left) discussed the deal with Samsung Vice-President of its KNOX Business Group, Greg Wade.

We also announced a partnership with to promote productivity among government agencies. Executive Vice-President Vivek Kundra, who was a Federal CIO in the Obama administration, helped promote our alliance (below on left, with BlackBerry COO Marty Beard on the right).

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The launch was heavily covered by the press…

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I have written about technology and mobility for Computerworld, ZDNet, Forbes and others. I oversee the blogs and social content here at BlackBerry and continue to track and opine about the latest news and trends in enterprise mobility. Follow me on Twitter (ericylai)

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