IDC MarketScape positions BlackBerry as a leader in EMM

IDC MarketScape positions BlackBerry as a leader in EMM


In addition to earning the highest score in 6 out of 6 use cases in its Critical Capabilities for High-Security Mobility Management from Gartner two years in a row, BlackBerry has also improved their position within the IDC MarketScape EMM Report. This time around, the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise Mobility Management 2017 Vendor Assessment has positioned BlackBerry as a leader in EMM.

For BlackBerry, the IDC MarketScape highlighted several key points as reasoning for their being named a Leader:

  • MDM: “[BlackBerry] UEM provides “strong device management configuration and security capabilities, a long-standing strength of BlackBerry.”
  • Mobile Application Management: BlackBerry is “one of the stronger MAM solutions on the market” thanks to “strong app-level policy controls and security settings” and the BlackBerry Work software.
  • Mobile Content Management: BlackBerry Workspaces is “a strong cloud-centric content management system, with specific features around security, data confidentiality, and rights management.”

“BlackBerry’s EMM portfolio includes a well-integrated suite of mobile device, application and content management, and enablement capabilities, combined with strong security features and an overall well-integrated solution,” the IDC MarketScape report reads. “BlackBerry’s strong expertise in security technologies, particularly around certificate management, identity, and access management/control, and encryption and device policy enforcement makes the company one of the stronger platforms on the market.”

As noted by IDC, the assessment ‘reviews both quantitative and qualitative characteristics that…



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