BlackBerry solutions: Communicator for $12, Productivity at $6

BlackBerry today announced two new enterprise solutions bundles — Secure Productivity bundle and Enterprise Communicator bundle — for businesses.

Increased productivity and collaboration benefits at reduced cost will be the main promises from the Ontario-based BlackBerry.

Priced at $6 per user per month, the Secure Productivity bundle is available for enterprise customers with BES and BlackBerry 10 smartphones.

The price of Enterprise Communicator bundle is $12 per user per month. It will be available to customers with Apple iOS, Android and BlackBerry smartphones. No BES is required for BBM Meetings or for BBM Protected on iOS and Android devices. The company will be billing bundles on an annual basis.

BlackBerry adds Communicator bundle

VPN Authentication by BlackBerry allows employees to use their iOS, Android or BlackBerry phones for two factor authentication. This solution eliminates the need for the issuance, management and use of costly and inconvenient hardware tokens, helping minimize overall expenses and improve employee productivity.

BBM Protected offers an enhanced security model for BBM messages sent between iOS, Android, and BlackBerry smartphones that protects corporate data in transit by adding an additional layer of encryption to BBM.

BlackBerry Blend for Enterprise allows employees to securely access corporate data on personal devices without a VPN, and streamlines IT administration through simple IT policies that govern how corporate data is shared across devices.

BlackBerry Blend is available for BlackBerry Classic and BlackBerry Passport smartphones, Porsche Design P’9983 smartphone from BlackBerry, and coming soon to all BlackBerry 10 smartphones.

The Enterprise Communicator bundle extends secure communications and mobile collaboration to iOS, Android and BlackBerry devices enabling employees to be more productive on the go. The bundle includes the following BlackBerry enterprise solutions:

BBM Protected offers security model for BBM messages, protecting corporate data in transit by adding an additional layer of encryption to BBM. BBM Protected is now available for iOS and Android devices as well as BlackBerry smartphones.

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