Luke ReimerLuke is a Business Social Media Manager involved with B2B social media. He has a background in web design, social media, and small business management, as well as blogging and writing. Luke hopes to engage with business decision makers and IT managers to explore solutions and chat about the unique challenges being faced. Outside of work you can find him on his bike, cooking, or travelling.
Our License Migration program is still ongoing, allowing you to trade up your older BES licenses to BES10 licenses, but today we’re introducing a brand new (and limited time) offer. When you activate a new BlackBerry 10 smartphone on your BES10 server between July 1st, 2013 and August 31st, 2013, you’ll be eligible to receive […]
You’ve heard us talk many times about the myriad benefits of the BlackBerry 10 platform and BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10. Today we’re pleased to announce the latest group of enterprises that have invested in the BlackBerry 10 platform and installed BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 as part of their mobility infrastructure. Whirlpool Corporation and BDO Canada […]
Bringing mobility to the office phone system – BlackBerry Mobile Voice System (MVS) 5.3 will extend to BlackBerry 10
BlackBerry Mobile Voice System (MVS) is designed to enable businesses to reduce their telephony costs by making or receiving office desk phone calls globally over mobile or Wi-Fi networks. It also affords employees the flexibility to be out of the office – yet still be connected – as they can be reachable from one number. […]
Secure Work Space is a solution that provides containerization, application-wrapping, and secure connectivity for a high level of control and security on iOS and Android devices. A licensing option with BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, Secure Work Space essentially extends BlackBerry security to corporate data at-rest as well as data in-transit using the global and secure […]
Social media isn’t about tweeting what you had for breakfast. Small business owners can use social media as a CRM tool, the data held in social networks can give you an informed edge in your work, and social media is part of many core marketing strategies. When you’re on the move with your BlackBerry 10 […]
The File Manager app on a smartphone is often overlooked as being a simple utility. However, in the case of BlackBerry 10, it’s a real powerhouse loaded with fantastic functionality. When we work on the move, it’s critical to have the ability to download, modify, and organize files. This native BlackBerry app lets you access […]
John Mutter and Brent Thornton, of the BlackBerry Enterprise Developer Partnerships team, have contributed this post for the Inside BlackBerry for Business Blog. Enterprise apps are changing the way that we work, undoubtedly for the better. Access to behind-the-firewall data for a workforce that is constantly on the move provides increased productivity, can reduce the […]
Mobile Computing is at risk of becoming the buzz-word of the year, but no one seems to be exactly clear on what it is and more importantly what it means for consumers, enterprises, carriers, partners, and anyone involved in the mobile ecosystem. There’s an incredible opportunity for this space to be defined, and today we’re […]
If you don’t know about the BlackBerry Better Business Hub, you’re seriously missing out. And if you’re a small business owner, there’s no excuse! The Hub, which launched last year, aims to “spark business inspiration and provide practical advice to help small businesses do better business.” We love to hear stories about small business owners […]
The fastest adopters of mobile innovation are not just infrastructure-rich markets. It’s in regions like Africa and Asia where peoples’ first experience of the Internet is mobile. Smartphone uptake is exploding in emerging markets due to rising wealth, brand desire, access to education and need for key services in health, welfare, education and finance. In […]
For years, BlackBerry has provided the best, most secure and affordable mobile options to the public sector. We’ve always sought innovative ways to meet the mobile needs of government IT managers. We’ve heard them say they need a mobile solution that’s secure and easy to manage while simultaneously allowing their employees to collaborate and stay […]
Yesterday, Gurtej had a great post on the BlackBerry Developer blog about Hookflash and their port of all major components of both WebRTC and Open Peer libraries to BlackBerry 10. Last week, I had a chance to interview Erik Lagerway during BlackBerry Jam Americas 2013 – take a look!
BlackBerry Live 2013 has been host to a wide number of strategic enterprise partners, one of which is Gwava. Gwava specializes in solutions to keep enterprise customers protected and to achieve regulatory compliance. We caught up with Gwava Vice President of Product Management Jared Allen in the BlackBerry Live Social Media Studio. Check out the […]
What a week! BlackBerry Live 2013 delivered. We got to see the Stanley Cup, chat with government leaders about mobile strategies for the future, announced the BlackBerry Q5 smartphone, launched BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 version 10.1, hosted a LIVE broadcast from the social media studio, introduced a bevy of new business apps, and a whole […]
Charaka Kithulegoda, CIO of ING DIRECT Canada, stopped by the Social Media Studio here at BlackBerry Live 2013 to chat with us about partnership with BlackBerry, the ongoing BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 and BlackBerry 10 pilot, and the ING DIRECT Canada app in BlackBerry World. Check out the video below for the full scoop: [ […]
At BlackBerry Live 2013 we caught up with the Harmon.ie Co-Founder and CEO Yaacov Cohen to chat about the new Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint client app for BlackBerry 10, as well as to share a demonstration. [ YouTube link for mobile viewing ] To learn more, head over to http://www.harmon.ie.
There’s always significant anticipation for the BlackBerry Live keynote general session , and this year was no different as attendees, partners, customers, and developers were able to experience the vision for the future here at BlackBerry. App launches (including Skype for BlackBerry Z10 smartphones!), game demos, the launch of BBM Channels, a reinforced commitment to […]
BlackBerry Live 2013 Thursday Morning Brief: Wrapping it Up with Sessions, Certification, and More [VIDEO]
What a week! We’ve seen a lot of exciting news come out of BlackBerry Live and BlackBerry Jam Americas this week including app launches and announcements, partner demos, the future vision for BlackBerry from Thorsten Heins, and more. Today we wrap up BlackBerry Live with a flourish – be sure to check out the hands-on […]
The BlackBerry Achievement Awards are presented to organizations that are doing business in new and innovative ways with BlackBerry products and services. The awards were classified into five categories: App of the Year, Putting Customers First, Mobile Innovation of the Year, Making the World a Better Place, and Entrepreneur of the Year. We’re super excited […]