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Financial Technologies (India) Limited Upgrades to BlackBerry 10

FTIL affirms commitment to secure data by investing in BlackBerry enterprise technology.

New Delhi, India – BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) today announced that Indian financial services company, Financial Technologies (India) Limited (FTIL), has upgraded their mobile fleet to BlackBerry® 10 smartphones and invested in BlackBerry’s leading Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution, BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10 (BES 10), to manage their mobile infrastructure and support a BYOD environment. The provider of technology IP to create and trade on next-generation financial markets, FTIL is committed to bringing greater flexibility to employees who use smartphones for personal use, without compromising corporate data security.

As a company dealing with sensitive data, keeping information secure is critical to FTIL’s IT department. With an increasing number of employee devices entering the workforce, FTIL needed a platform that would provide access to company data from personal mobile devices without compromising company security. Rohit Ambosta, Senior Vice President of IT at FTIL said, “We are happy with our BlackBerry smartphones and the new BES 10 platform, which has enabled easy segregation of work and personal activities for our employees. Downloading apps has never been so convenient - even from a basic user’s perspective, the segmentation is clear. The BlackBerry platform ensures that our corporate data is not at risk.”

BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 provides FTIL with the unified device management and security platform they are looking for. “BlackBerry 10 is specifically designed to support the complex mobility requirements of our enterprise customers. We are delighted that Financial Technologies (India) Limited has selected BlackBerry 10 smartphones and BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 to empower their employees with greater flexibility, while providing strong back-end security and management architecture,” said Sunil Lalvani, Managing Director for India at BlackBerry.

For more information about BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, please visit www.bes10.com.

About BlackBerry
A global leader in wireless innovation, BlackBerry® revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. Today, BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of our millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, BlackBerry operates offices in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. BlackBerry is listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market (NASDAQ: BBRY) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: BB). For more information, visit www.blackberry.com.

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