BlackBerry adds 3,600 enterprise customers in Q4

BlackBerry today said it added 3,600 enterprise customers during the fourth quarter of 2015.

The Canadian company said approximately 70 percent of fourth quarter software revenue was recurring.

Carl Wiese, president Global Sales at BlackBerry, said: “The Good Suites provide customers with a unique solution in the marketplace – access to thousands of secure productivity applications, custom apps, secure document management, Identity and Access Management solutions delivered on any device through a single vendor.”

Enterprise customers are investing in newest EMM platform from BlackBerry because of its multi-OS support from a single console with iOS, Android (including Android for Work and Samsung KNOX), BlackBerry, Windows and Mac OS – and for any ownership model (BYOD, COPE, COBO), even in mixed environments.

“We have chosen BlackBerry’s Good Secure Enterprise and Collaboration Suites as it is an EMM platform that will help us mobilize our business in the future,” said Gil Gouty, chief technical officer, Caisse Nationale d’Assurance Vieillesse.

Meanwhile, BlackBerry reported revenue of $487 million with $153 million (+106 percent) coming from software and services in the fourth quarter.

BlackBerry CEO John Chen said: “We have gained traction and market share in enterprise software. We have more than doubled our software and licensing revenue in Q4 and exceeded our target of $500 million for the full year.”

BlackBerry said it expects to grow software and services at around 30 percent for the full 2017 fiscal year.

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