BBM Bundles, BES12 and Boeing: BlackBerry’s Big Week for Enterprises

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Last week the big news was around the release of BlackBerry Classic (read our comprehensive blog coverage here).

But we also announced plenty more. Given our ongoing enterprise shift, these are collectively just as significant. Let me catch you up.

BBM Anchors Secure New Productivity and Collaboration Bundles

Recent hacks (see below) reinforce what you probably already know: strong security is vital.

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Rather than being an expensive hindrance to productivity, strong security can prevent you from having to devote management time and IT expertise to shore up defenses or clean up messes after the fact.

BlackBerry announced two inexpensive software bundles centered around BBM that aim to enable both: the Secure Productivity Bundle and the Enterprise Communicator Bundle.

The Secure Productivity Bundle, at $6/user/month, allows employees to stay connected and access data regardless of their location while ensuring that sensitive information is protected…

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How Workers in Different Industries can Use the BlackBerry Passport (Videos)

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Industry Passport 1

Can you believe it’s already been more than two months since the launch of the BlackBerry Passport? Time is flying by! Since launch, we’ve shared a ton of great news and updates about the BlackBerry Passport. We’ve shown how much Amazon buyers love it, shared strong media reviews,unveiled the red and white Passports, and even introduced you to financing options.  We gave you a glimpse into how a Chief Medical Information Officer provides better patient care, how Masai Ujiri stays on top of his duties as President and General Manager of the Toronto Raptors, and how celebrity chef Tyler Florence manages 8 companies, all with the help of their BlackBerry Passports.

Industry Passport 2

The BlackBerry Passport is a tool, not a toy. We’ve released some videos to show just how workers in various industries can benefit from Working Wide.

The BlackBerry Passport is perfect for the architect who…

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