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3 Hong Kong to offer BlackBerry’s BES12 to enterprise customers

Nurdianah Md Nur | Nov. 18, 2014
The solution makes it easier for enterprises to manage the availability and usage of devices, apps and mission-critical data.

3 Hong Kong-the mobile operation of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings (HTHKH)-is now offering BES12 to its enterprise customers.

"BES12 will enable our customers to work on cross-platform smart devices securely and conveniently on our 4G LTE network," said Jennifer Tan, HTHKH chief operating officer, in a press statement dated 14 November 2014.

BES12 is a cross-platform enterprise mobility management solution by BlackBerry that securely manages devices from all major enterprise mobile platforms. It simplifies the task of mobilising an organisation by providing a single command and control centre for managing the availability and usage of devices, apps, activities and mission-critical data.

According to 3 Hong Kong's press release issued on 14 November 2014, BES12 is able to manage any mobile device usage model such as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), Corporate Owned Business Only (COBO) or Corporately Owned, Personally Enabled (COPE). BES12's key features include:

  • End-to-end security,as it leverages advanced encryption, containerisation, application wrapping and BlackBerry's secure global network infrastructure. Moreover, it provides end-to-end platform-level security to ensure that data is safe while in transit and at rest.
  • Scalable architecture. Designed to reduce deployment cost and complexity and ensure maximum uptime with support for high availability, BES12 is scalable up to 25,000 devices per server and 150,000 devices per domain.
  • Streamlined user experience,as it enables administrators to holistically manage all users, devices, policies and profiles natively, from one unified console.
  • Its design for the Internet of Things.BES12 will be able to extend beyond smartphones and tablets to support management of things including medical diagnostic equipment and automobiles.


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