Microsoft teams up with BlackBerry to offer Office mobile apps via BlackBerry Dynamics

By: Costea Lestoc
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Microsoft just announced that the company is teaming up with BlackBerry to provide a brand new solution called BlackBerry Enterprise Bridge. The solution comes in handy because, until this decision, enterprise users had to edit their Microsoft Office files outside of their organization’s secure managed app environment. Through the solution offered by Microsoft and BlackBerry, they will be able to seamlessly use native Microsoft mobile apps via BlackBerry Dynamics apps such as BlackBerry Work for instance.

BlackBerry Enterprise Bridge’s advantages

BlackBerry Enterprise Bridge is a BlackBerry Dynamics enabled app while at the same time Microsoft Intune protected. While using it, users will get the chance to share documents while document fidelity and data encryption remain preserved. It’s also important to note that data leakage policies will be applied.

Crating a hyper-secure way for joint customers to use native Office 365 apps

Carl Wiese, the president of Global Sales at BlackBerry stated that the company has always led the market with various innovative ways of protecting corporate data on mobile devices. Now, the company understood that there is a high need for a super secure way for joint customers to use native Office 365 mobile apps.

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The solution is BlackBerry Enterprise Bridge, and it mirrors an excellent example of how both companies continue to enable workforces to be more productive in the connected world that we live in. All of this will be secured as highly as possible.

Customers are looking for trustworthy partners

Judson Althoff, executive vice president of Worldwide Commercial Business at Microsoft believes that in today’s digital era, everyone is looking for trusted partners. Customers choose Microsoft 365 for enhanced productivity and collab tools deliver powerful innovation in a secure way. The partnership with BlackBerrry will take all of this to the next level and provide enterprises with new high standards for more secure productivity according to Althoff.

This partnership will probably trigger high interest from banks, law firms, healthcare providers, central governments and more.

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