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RIM Launches BlackBerry Mobile Fusion for Consolidated MDM

BlackBerry Mobile Fusion consolidates the management of smartphones and tablets running BlackBerry OS, including support for BlackBerry PlayBook and future BlackBerry 10 devices, as well as Android and iOS. By ChannelPro

Research in Motion (RIM) has launched BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, a next-generation mobile device management product for enterprise customers. BlackBerry Mobile Fusion consolidates the management of smartphones and tablets running BlackBerry OS, including support for BlackBerry PlayBook and future BlackBerry 10 devices, as well as Android and iOS. With BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, customers have a single unified web-based console for the management of all devices.

BlackBerry Mobile Fusion integrates the features and security architecture of BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0.3, providing advanced IT management and controls, a single outbound 256-bit AES encrypted “BlackBerry VPN” connection, enforceable IT policies, support for BlackBerry Balance technology, and over-the-air app and software installation capabilities for the management of BlackBerry smartphones and PlayBook tablets (as well as future BlackBerry 10 devices).

Features include:

  • Support for multiple devices per user
  • Application and software management
  • Connectivity management
  • Security and policy definition and management
  • Asset management
  • Configuration management
  • Security and protection for lost or stolen devices
  • User and group-based administration
  • Scalability

BlackBerry Mobile Fusion software is available as a free download and is priced by the number of devices being managed. Client access licenses start at $99 per user or $4 per user per month (billed annually); volume discounts are also available. In addition, RIM is offering a 60 day free trial.

For more information, visit www.blackberry.com/mobilefusion.

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