BlackBerry Launches Enterprise Solutions Centres in India

We have seen a lot of enterprise news come our way lately and it probably won't stop anytime soon. Today, we are bringing you more enterprise news, this time from India, where BlackBerry is opening Enterprise Solution Centers in Mumbai and Gurgaon. The centers will be there to cater to the needs of enterprise customers, taking them through the installation process of BES10 and more.

This is certainly news I like to see. BlackBerry is making a lot of moves in enterprise, which is no surprise as this is their strong point. I hope to see more news like this come about. You can read the full press release below.

Press Release

Mumbai, India – As part of its commitment and focus on the enterprise mobility market, BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) today announced the opening of BlackBerry Enterprise Solutions Centres in Mumbai and Gurgaon. The centres, the first-of-their-kind in India, will cater to the needs of enterprise customers and provide them with a walk-in experience of BlackBerry’s robust enterprise mobility management solutions including BES10, BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 5 and BlackBerry® Enterprise Server Express, hosted and cloud-based options, and in-market BlackBerry smartphones.

The BlackBerry Enterprise Solutions Centres will detail for enterprises the BES10 security architecture and how mobility can enhance corporate productivity. The centre will train BlackBerry Enterprise VARs (Value Added Resellers) and customers on deploying BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, and plans to offer courses for BlackBerry certifications for IT administrators who are currently managing a BES infrastructure or want to enhance their skills on BlackBerry Enterprise Solutions. India will be the third country to roll-out a BlackBerry Enterprise Solutions Centre after US and UK.

Inaugurating the Centres, Sunil Lalvani, Managing Director for India at BlackBerry said, “These first-of-their kind centres in India reflect BlackBerry’s deep and long-term commitment to the country and our customers. The initiative focuses on the growth and opportunities of the enterprise mobility market and ‘bring your own device’ trends in India, highlighting how BlackBerry’s leading EMM solutions can help businesses improve the productivity of their mobile workforces.”

Customers can request a visit to the Enterprise Solutions Centre through BlackBerry Enterprise Sales teams, its ecosystem of VARs or through carrier partners.

About BlackBerry

A global leader in wireless innovation, BlackBerry® revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. Today, BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of our millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, BlackBerry operates offices in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. BlackBerry is listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market (NASDAQ: BBRY) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: BB). For more information, visit www.blackberry.com.

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