BlackBerry Mobile Fusion is RIM’s next-generation mobile device management solution for enterprise customers. Built on BlackBerry Enterprise Server’s gold-standard security, Mobile Fusion “delivers a cost-efficient, secure, reliable and scalable solution that consolidates the management of smartphones and tablets running BlackBerry OS, Android, and iOS,” RIM says, “and provides a single, unified, web-based console for easily managing all devices.”
“For businesses and government, managing a mix of mobile devices on any scale is chaotic,” says said Alan Panezic, Vice President, Enterprise Product Management and Marketing at Research In Motion. “Organizations face pressure to allow employees to bring their own devices into the workplace, and they are looking to RIM as the global leader in the enterprise mobility space to solve that problem.
“BlackBerry Mobile Fusion allows organizations to manage a mixed environment of devices in the most secure, simple, and cost efficient manner possible. It also means that businesses and government do not have to move to the lowest common denominator on security for all the devices they need to manage.”
BlackBerry Mobile Fusion provides mobile device management capabilities including:
– Support for multiple devices per user
– Application and software management
– Connectivity management
– Centralized, easy to use, unified web-based console
– Security and policy definition and management
– Asset management
– Configuration management
– Security and protection for lost or stolen devices
– User- and group-based administration
– High scalability
RIM says that Mobile Fusion is available as a free download and is priced by the number of devices being managed. Client access licenses start at $99 per user or $4 per user per month.