BlackBerry Acquires Good Technology To Expand Its Solutions To Other Platforms

It is barely a secret that BlackBerry is functioning on expanding its influence to other platforms. This all sounds like a terribly difficult endeavor and it most undoubtedly is, but if every thing pans out the finish result should be a potent cross-platform suite that can effortlessly manage Android, iOS, Windows, BlackBerry devices and far more, total with a lot more than 2000 ISV and custom apps that Good presently has trough either in-home improvement or in its partner system.

Good commands around 9.7 percent of the worldwide enterprise mobility management (EMM) application industry, which is worth a total of $1.4 billion, according to full-year 2014 numbers from investigation firm IDC BlackBerry is in third location in terms of industry share with 9.five %, behind market place leader AirWatch by VMware, which commands 11.four % of the market.

The completion of the acquisition paves way for BlackBerry to integrate Great Technology’s computer software solutions and services with its own enabling the firm to offer its current and future customers with industry’s most full finish-to-finish remedy for enterprises that will cater to their wants of enterprise mobile security and management as properly as personal privacy.

This signifies that an independent computer software vendor (ISVs) can construct at app which runs on an iPad but plugs directly into a customer’s internal app servers via the same safe pathways which the Great e-mail service makes use of (naturally Great will charge for this, most most likely by taking a reduce of the ISVs sales and then charging the buyer a stiff premium for the handle/proxy server).

Excellent has experience in multi-OS management with 64 % of activations from iOS devices, followed by a broad Android and Windows buyer base.(1) This experience combined with BlackBerry’s strength in BlackBerry 10 and Android management – such as Samsung KNOX-enabled devices – will give clients with improved decision for securely deploying any leading operating system in their organization.