BlackBerry Launches Enterprise Solutions Centers in India; Losses Mount
Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry which recently announced its decision to quit the consumer handset business has set up two enterprise solutions centers in Mumbai and Gurgaon, where the company will showcase its enterprise offerings such as BES10, BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5 and cloud solutions to buyers.
“The initiative focuses on the growth and opportunities of the enterprise mobility market and ‘bring your own device’ trends in India, highlighting how BlackBerry’s leading EMM solutions can help businesses improve the productivity of their mobile workforces,” said Sunil Lalvani, Managing Director for India at BlackBerry. (Source)
For BlackBerry, which lost much of its consumer market, the focus is now on enterprise business.
On Friday, the company posted $4.4 bn loss for the quarter ending November, up from $965 mn in the previous quarter. The company’s revenues were at $1.2 bn as compared to $2.7 bn in the corresponding quarter last year.
BlackBerry also launched its BBM (messenger) across all the platforms.