Paving the way for the 30 January launch of the highly anticipated BlackBerry 10, aimed at businesses and government agencies, the tech giant RIM launches BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10.
BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion has released a new version of its mobile device management system software, The “BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10″ (BES 10).
The BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 is available to download from today, offers a single platform to manage older BlackBerry smartphones and new BlackBerry 10 devices, as well as rival devices running iOS or Android operating systems.You can find out full information about RIM’s new BlackBerry 10 Enterprise Service over at their website here www.blackberry.com/bes10.
RIM’s final Port-A-Thon to encourage developers to port iOS and Android apps to the platform saw more than 19,000 submissions last weekend.
BES 10 is a successor to RIM’s enterprise mobility management (EMM). Waterloo, Ontario-based RIM is offering organizations free, 60-day BES 10 trials for a limited time, while existing customer can upgrade their software through a range of packages.
Few key features:
1) You can manage all BlackBerry, iOS, and Android devices, including the new BlackBerry 10 smartphones
2) Application management for internal corporate apps or public apps from BlackBerry World (formerly BlackBerry App World) through BlackBerry World for Work
3) Easy over-the-air activation for end users
4) BES 10 will allow RIM clients to manage its new BlackBerry 10 smartphones
5) Support for secure access to work email, content and secure connectivity to “behind the firewall” applications and data
6) Rich management controls for securing and managing work profiles
7) Support for secure separation of work and personal applications and data on BlackBerry 10 smartphones through BlackBerry Balance technology.
8) 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 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’s Enterprise Software Senior Vice President Peter Devenyi said this statement. “BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 empowers employees to be more productive and better equipped to serve customers while it provides business and IT leaders with the confidence that corporate data is protected and manageable in the same way they have long enjoyed with BlackBerry.”
Both BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 (BES 10) and the new Blackberry 10 devices have already secured Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 certification, a coveted U.S. government security clearance that will allow government agencies to deploy the new devices as soon as they are launched.
A quick a walkthrough preview, where Jeff Holleran, RIM Senior Director of Enterprise Product Management explains BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 (BES 10):