PSA Peugeot Citroën choose BES12 for cross-platform enterprise mobility management

BlackBerry has now announced that PSA Peugeot Citroën the second largest car manufacturer in Europe, selected BES12 for Enterprise Mobility Management in a rollout that will take place over a 3-year period.

"In order to address the growing demands of digital communications, mobility and productivity with increasingly tight deadlines, we need, more than ever, to be able to draw on a simple, scalable, agile management platform that can handle any type of device and above all guarantee data security," said Eric Marchand, Head of Telecoms, PSA Peugeot Citroën.

"Beyond strengthening our historic partnership, this demonstrates the ability of BES12 to address the new and increasingly complex challenges in enterprise mobility. By adopting BES12, PSA Peugeot Citroën has opted for a multi-OS management solution that is easy to deploy, smoothly integrates any new device and guarantees end-to-end security," said Carl Wiese, President Global Sales at BlackBerry.

BES12 CHOSEN BY PSA PEUGEOT CITROEN FOR CROSS-PLATFORM ENTERPRISE MOBILITY MANAGEMENT

Paris, France – October 1st 2015 – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), global leader in secure mobile communications, today announced that PSA Peugeot Citroën the second largest car manufacturer in Europe, selected BES®12 for Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM). For PSA Peugeot Citroën, BES12 is a secure multi-OS solution able to manage a wide range of mobile devices and increase mobile productivity without sacrificing security.

BES12, a multi-OS EMM solution by BlackBerry, has been selected by PSA Peugeot Citroën to support the evolving needs and expectations of its employees in terms of mobility. By upgrading from BES10 to BES12, PSA Peugeot Citroën has renewed its trust in BlackBerry and is drawing on the flexibility and scalability of the new platform to easily manage, add and deploy any device, without compromising the security of information.

BES12 centralizes device management from a single command and control center, and seamlessly supports multiple mobile platforms, including iOS®, Android™ (including a wide range of Samsung KNOX and Android for Work smartphones and tablets), Windows Phone® and BlackBerry. Through extensive EMM capabilities and a unified cross-platform structure, BES12 allows PSA Peugeot Citroën to maintain control over an increasingly complex cross-platform mobile environment.

"In order to address the growing demands of digital communications, mobility and productivity with increasingly tight deadlines, we need, more than ever, to be able to draw on a simple, scalable, agile management platform that can handle any type of device and above all guarantee data security," said Eric Marchand, Head of Telecoms, PSA Peugeot Citroën.

"Beyond strengthening our historic partnership, this demonstrates the ability of BES12 to address the new and increasingly complex challenges in enterprise mobility. By adopting BES12, PSA Peugeot Citroën has opted for a multi-OS management solution that is easy to deploy, smoothly integrates any new device and guarantees end-to-end security," said Carl Wiese, President Global Sales at BlackBerry.

The deployment of BES12 within PSA Peugeot Citroën is planned over a 3-year period.

For further information on BES12, please visit www.BlackBerry.com/BES12

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