Menu
BlackBerry offers BES10 as a hosted service through partners

BlackBerry offers BES10 as a hosted service through partners

Businesses wanting the security of BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 without the complexity of managing it onsite can now buy it as a hosted service from six BlackBerry partners.

The BES10 service can manage and secure iOS and Android devices, as well as those running BlackBerry OS.

Isec7, a German mobility management company, will host BES10 for customers worldwide, alongside its existing offering of managed mobile Exchange, SAP and Lotus services.

Three other companies in Germany, BFI, Solvito and Systag Systemhaus, will host the service for companies there, while IBM's German subsidiary will serve customers across Europe, according to the BlackBerry website.

The sixth partner, Exchange My Mail, will host the service for clients in North America.

The hosted version of BES10 will provide enterprise customers with more flexibility, scaling from one user to thousands, BlackBerry said. It will offer the same security and reliability as the on-premise version, with additional support from the hosting partner, it said.

Neither BlackBerry nor the partners were immediately able to respond to questions about pricing for the hosted service. Licenses for the on-premise service start at US$19 per device per year, with an additional $4 per device per year for support. To access security features on non-BlackBerry devices, and to access enhanced management tools on BlackBerry devices, customers must purchase a "Gold" license, costing $60 per device per year plus $12 for support.

Peter Sayer covers open source software, European intellectual property legislation and general technology breaking news for IDG News Service. Send comments and news tips to Peter at peter_sayer@idg.com.

Subscribe here for up-to-date channel news

Follow Us

Join the New Zealand Reseller News newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags BlackBerry OSconsumer electronicssecuritymobile securitysmartphonesMobile OSessoftwaremobileBlackberry

Featured

Slideshows

StorageCraft celebrates high achievers at its inaugural A/NZ Partner Awards

StorageCraft celebrates high achievers at its inaugural A/NZ Partner Awards

Revealed at a glitzy bash in Sydney at the Ivy Penthouse, the first StorageCraft Partner Awards locally saw the vendor honour its top-performing partners with ASI Solutions, SMBiT Pro, Webroot, ACA Pacific and Soft Solutions New Zealand taking home the top awards. Photos by Maria Stefina.

StorageCraft celebrates high achievers at its inaugural A/NZ Partner Awards
Kiwi resellers make a splash on Synnex and Lenovo RotoVegas road trip

Kiwi resellers make a splash on Synnex and Lenovo RotoVegas road trip

​Synnex and Lenovo hosted 18 resellers for an action-packed weekend adventure in RotoVegas, taking in white water rafting on the Kaituna River, as well as quad biking and dinner at Stratosfare​, overlooking Lake Rotorua at the top of Mount Ngongotaha​. Photos by Synnex.

Kiwi resellers make a splash on Synnex and Lenovo RotoVegas road trip
Show Comments