BlackBerry partners with HCL to expand Enterprise Software Distribution in India

Rapid John
Posted on June 17, 2016, 7:08 am
3 mins

BlackBerry has partnered with HCL Infosystems, a leading VAR with coverage across 15,000 towns in 664 districts in India, which will further expand the company’s software vendor and solution portfolio.

The partnership will enhance the availability of BlackBerry’s enterprise mobility portfolio to business customers by leveraging HCL Infosystems’s extensive pan-India network of deeply specialized enterprise distribution partners.

As well as sales support, customers will also have access to HCL Infosystems IT deployment support and integration capabilities that will help them to migrate seamlessly or consolidate their Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) investments.

BlackBerry is successfully working with value-added distributors and enterprise channel partners worldwide as part of its global enterprise partner program. This is expanding rapidly especially in the EMM segment as the company announces further integration of BES12, Good Dynamics and WatchDox by BlackBerry.

Richard McLeod, Vice President Global Channels at BlackBerry says,

“India is a priority for BlackBerry’s enterprise software business and we are focused on delivering the best possible experience to our business customers in this market. By working with an established partner like HCL Infosystems in India, we aim to create growth for our partners while giving our customers wider access to our leading suite of enterprise solutions with world-class support, helping organizations advance their mobility strategies.”

This single comprehensive EMM management experience allows administrators to securely manage any mobile deployment at the device, app and content layer from one secure platform, with unmatched control. BlackBerry has also introduced AtHoc for Good Dynamics, new split billing solutions with BlackBerry WorkLife and WatchDox by BlackBerry Email Protector, allowing businesses to automatically control and secure files sent through email by embedding file-level DRM protection, even after they leave the organization´s firewall.

“We are delighted to partner with BlackBerry, a trusted brand synonymous with secure mobile communications. Combining four decades of HCL Infosystems customer management expertise with an unmatched enterprise distribution network, we are confident of benefiting businesses with the innovative BlackBerry enterprise software portfolio, providing the scale of expertise and support, and at same time creating significant opportunity for the channel,” said Bimal Das, Joint President, Enterprise Products Distribution Business, HCL Infosystems Ltd.

The partnership further strengthens HCL’s Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) alliances by significantly expanding their enterprise software portfolio with BlackBerry solutions. In addition to selling and supporting BlackBerry´s enterprise software portfolio, HCL Infosystems will also provide value-added services such as technical support and consulting.

BlackBerry India managing director Narendra Nayak commented,

“Enterprise software and solutions is really our growth engine. Our go to market strategy has now changed, and the appointment of HCL as our national distributor for enterprise products is a part of the new strategy,”

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Rapid John
Rapid John has a quarter of a century in programming for Government and Corporate bodies and is proficient in most major programming languages.  He is constantly running around showing us his latest bit of code and telling us how fantastic it is. (John we know). He is responsible for carrying out presentations to corporate and business customers and is a BlackBerry Elite.

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