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Monomeros Colombo Venezolanos S.A. upgrades to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10

Barranquilla, Colombia – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that Grupo Monomeros Colombo Venezolanos S.A., a leading supplier of basic and intermediate chemicals for the agricultural and industrial sectors in Colombia, has upgraded its mobility platform to BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10 (BES10).

Monomeros Colombo Venezolanos was previously using BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5, but opted to migrate to BES10 to manage its fleet of BlackBerry 10 devices. The company chose BlackBerry’s enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution as it enabled deployment of key applications quickly, improved business processes and increased employee productivity across its various sectors and departments.

“BlackBerry has always been synonymous with security and productivity. Choosing BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 as our mobile communications platform was necessary to answer the growing demands of our business. Our company demands a secure and reliable platform which allows us to access information from virtually anywhere, as well as to answer any requirements in real time from our stakeholders”, said Jaime Andres Vera, Automation, Computing and Telecommunications Manager at Grupo Monomeros Colombo Venezolanos. “In addition, BES10 assures that our information is being transmitted in a secure way, and that our mobile workforce is more efficient by using a BlackBerry 10 device that balances personal and corporate use,” added Vera. 

“One of the most useful features about BES10 is the immediacy and security it provides when accessing corporate data from our mobile devices. BlackBerry Work Drives also allows us to map network drives in corporate file servers in order to share business information, just as if we were using the computer at our desks and without the need to use a VPN, providing unparalleled security to enterprise data. That helps us increase productivity and efficiency across all our sectors,” concluded Vera.

“BlackBerry is pleased that Monomeros Colombo Venezolanos S.A., one of the most renowned Latin American companies in the industry, has chosen BES10 to manage its mobile fleet based on the productivity gains offered by our solution,” noted Nuncio Di Mare, Enterprise Sales Manager for the Andean and Caribbean Region at BlackBerry. “BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 is the only enterprise mobility solution that manages Android, iOS and BlackBerry operating systems from a unified console that allows for a more efficient and productive use of time,” he concluded.

BlackBerry EZ Pass Migration Program Gains Momentum

Customers are realizing the benefits and cost savings of the recently launched BlackBerry program, which provides free license migration and support for BlackBerry customers to move from BES5 and other MDM platforms to BES10.

Since the program launched on March 31, 2014, more than 1.2 million BES10 client access licenses have been issued to customers worldwide. The enterprises participating in the program represent a cross-section of industries from financial services and healthcare, to telecommunications and government organizations. Migrations to BES10 include customers using other MDM vendors such as AirWatch, MobileIron and Good Technology.

The BlackBerry EZ Pass migration program is designed to help customers take full advantage of the BES10 multi-platform solution by seamlessly migrating from BES5 and includes access to BlackBerry’s technical support services.

For more information about the BlackBerry EZ Pass migration program, please visit: www.blackberry.com/ezpass. For more information about BES10, please visit: www.bes10.com.

To learn more about BES10, please visit www.bes10.com.

About BlackBerry
A global leader in mobile communications, 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. The Company trades under the ticker symbols "BB" on the Toronto Stock Exchange and "BBRY" on the NASDAQ. For more information, visit www.blackberry.com.

Media Contacts::
Pedro Mucciolo
Corporate Communications Manager, Latin America, BlackBerry
pmucciolo@blackberry.com
(+1) 954-880-6064

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