RIM outs BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, makes device mobile management easy for Enterprise


The general public knows about RIM and their BlackBerry devices but few are really aware of the scope of the Canadian company’s enterprise offerings. Today RIM has announced BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, a new solution aimed at simplifying the way an enterprise manages the diverse portfolio of devices that their employees use. The new offering from RIM allows companies to manage different mobile devices from a bevy of manufacturers running a gamut of operating systems, including BlackBerry (naturally), Android and iOS.

BlackBerry Mobile Fusion will provide the following mobile device management capabilities for all supported mobile devices:

  • Asset management
  • Configuration  management
  • Security and policy definition and management
  • Secure and protect lost or stolen devices (remote lock, wipe)
  • User- and group-based administration
  • Multiple device per user capable
  • Application and software management
  • Connectivity management (Wi-Fi, VPN, certificate)
  • Centralized console
  • High scalability
BlackBerry Mobile Fusion is currently in early beta testing with select enterprise customers. RIM is now accepting customer nominations for the closed beta program which will start in January, and general availability is expected in late March.