BlackBerry Enters Communications
Platform as a Service CPaaS Market
February 8, 2017
Enterprise SDK (software development kit) enables developers to
integrate secure messaging, voice and video capabilities into
applications and services. Available worldwide this month, the BBM
Enterprise SDK allows BlackBerry to be competitive with other cloud
communications platforms by presenting enterprises and developers APIs
to enhance overall business processes.
•Secure Messaging: 1:1 chat and group chatting; message quoting, retraction, editing and deletion
•Secure Voice and Video Communications: 1:1 voice and video calling; accept an incoming voice or video call while app is running in the background; display a thumbnail preview of the video call; view video call in full screen
•Secure File Sharing and Collaboration: share files, text, contact cards, media, data, and location
•Secure Real-time Notifications:
push notifications; messaging and collaboration-related notifications
•Enterprise-Grade Security with BlackBerry's renowned NOC architecture: BlackBerry's renowned NOC was built with security in mind and is designed to meet the most demanding enterprise needs. It is globally accessible and provides built-in redundancies to ensure optimal performance, flexibility, QoS and availability for products being built for mass scale.
•Faster Time to Market: By leveraging BlackBerry's comprehensive, secure communications framework for mobile applications and services, developers can focus more on what matters most versus worrying about the complexities of developing secure messaging capabilities and an IT infrastructure.
•Greater Scalability: Developers can help guard against unforeseen spikes in usage that may affect service availability through a secure, hosted cloud, all without having to deploy a complex and costly infrastructure.
•Reduced Costs: Enterprises can
avoid upfront investments in hardware infrastructure by utilizing BBM
Enterprise's fully cloud-based model, as well as control operational
costs with an affordable subscription-based per-user licensing model.