RIM Intros BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10

A new business solution for managing devices within enterprises

By on January 23rd, 2013 07:32 GMT

On Tuesday, Canadian mobile phone maker Research In Motion has announced the availability of its new Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution called BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, now up for grabs for interested parties.

The new solution comes as a major upgrade for the company’s EMM, delivering device management, industry leading security, and mobile applications management for BlackBerry smartphones, BlackBerry PlayBook tablets, and for the upcoming BlackBerry 10 devices.

Furthermore, the new BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 provides customers with management capabilities for Android and iOS devices from the same console.

Through BES10, companies can enjoy a highly scalable, flexible management solution that can support both corporate-owned and personal-owned devices, as well as mixed environments.

It provides a unified, web-based administration console for device management, while offering compatibility with BlackBerry Balance technology.

When paired with the new BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, RIM’s upcoming BlackBerry 10 smartphones will provide business features and capabilities that customers have already relied upon with the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

Some of these include:

- 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 World 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, VPN and proxy servers.

RIM has already made the new BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 software available for download, with a limited sixty (60) day free trial that includes client access licenses.

RIM also notes that the BlackBerry 10 Ready Program provides existing customers with the possibility to enjoy the free license trade up program via its website, available until December 31, 2013.

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