BlackBerry has made a number of announcements during its Investor Day in San Francisco this week.
It’s revealed BES 12, an updated device management solution that now enables businesses to manages apps and content on iOS, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry devices.
Secure mobility specialist Good Technology has arranged an $80 million (around £50 million) financing deal that was handled by investment firm Oppenheimer & Company.
The company currently provides secure mobile device services to more than 5,000 organisations worldwide.
BlackBerry has announced that its BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 (BES10) device management solution is now available as a hosted service through third-party partners.
It means businesses no longer need to run BES10 on their own IT equipment.
The rapid growth in the ‘Bring Your Own Device’ trend could be harnessed for Research & Development, suggests a new report from advisory business CEB.
It notes that 64% of employees already use their own technology devices for work purposes - but says ‘BYOD’ with tablets and smartphones is only the tip of the iceberg.
Last month a report from Ben-Gurion University in Israel identified what it described as “a critical vulnerability” in Samsung devices that used the Samsung Knox security system.
The issue, which the university said “could be used to bypass all Knox security measures”, was raised by a PhD student.