BlackBerry says corporate clients are upping interest in new service

 
City A.M. Reporter
THE NUMBER of large business and government clients that have installed or are testing BlackBerry’s mobile device management service has risen roughly 20 per cent over the past six months, the embattled smartphone maker said yesterday.

BlackBerry, which recently halted plans to sell itself and shook up its management team, said large customers such as Morgan Stanley and Boeing are currently running and testing its BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10.

The company said in a statement that the number of enterprise clients that have now installed or are testing its BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 offering has risen to 30,000 from roughly 25,000 this summer.

“We enable any organisation or government agency to manage iOS, Android and BlackBerry devices without compromising security,” Stephen Bates, head of the enterprise business unit at BlackBerry, said in a statement.