BES-10 Gains Acceptance In The Indian Enterprise

by CXOtoday News Desk    Jan 15, 2014


Despite its quarter-to-quarter depleting sales figure and piled up stock inventory, BlackBerry has some good news to share with enterprises in the Indian market. The smartphone maker said more than 1,000 Indian enterprises have adopted or are on the testing stage for deploying Blackberry Enterprise Service 10 (BES 10), since the mobile device management solution was launched in January 2013.

According to a company, Indian conglomerate ITC Limited, and real estate-to-financial services major Indiabulls have implemented the BES 10 across their various businesses. “The architecture of the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution has ensured the availability of a secure and reliable mobility solution that addresses the requirements of ITC’s managers,” VV R Babu, chief information officer at ITC said in a statement. “With BlackBerry 10 smartphones and the implementation of BES 10, ITC’s employees will be able to share information securely with all their stakeholders.”

TejinderPal Singh Miglani, Group CIO, Indiabulls also mentioned features like BlackBerry Balance technology, we are able to keep corporate information separate and secure from personal content. Users can access the corporate resources as per their needs and effortlessly along with the confidence that the data is fully secure and cannot be unintentionally leaked via personal channels,” he said.

Some of the other companies such as real estate firm 3C Company, Emcure Pharmaceuticals, and law firm Nishit Desai Associates, among others have adopted its BSE10 enterprise offering. “Being a law firm, security and confidentiality play a very significant role and because of BlackBerry’s strong security and productivity features, we decided to equip all our lawyers and support staff with BlackBerry smartphones,” said Milind Mundankar, Director IT, Nishith Desai Associates.

The company not only uses BlackBerry for email communication but have also developed various mobile applications, like a business development module, a time capture application, document filing and HR applications, that enable lawyers to work seamlessly while on the move.

“The enterprise market continues to grow in India and holds immense untapped potential for BlackBerry, especially in sectors like retail, insurance, banking, healthcare, construction and professional services,” said Sunil Lalvani, managing director for India at BlackBerry.

BES 10, mobile device management solution designed for more control of corporate and bring your own devices (BYOD) offers a unified management console to manage iOS, Android and BlackBerry smartphones.