Wednesday, 20 April 2016

TechAccess Signs Distribution Agreement with BlackBerry


Agreement covers the GCC, KSA, Levant, North Africa and Pakistan
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2016: TechAccess, the leading value added distributor in the Middle East, North Africa, LEVANT & Pakistan, has expanded its software vendor and solution portfolio by signing a distribution agreement with BlackBerry, a global leader in secure mobile communications. TechAccess will now offer the BlackBerry enterprise software portfolio as part of its services, which includes among others the recently introduced Good® Secure EMM Suites by BlackBerry, a comprehensive set of mobile security, management, productivity and collaboration offerings including best-in-class app security and containerization, Identity and Access Management and Enterprise File Sync and Share with file level data protection.

With a well-established presence in 17 countries and a strong channel network, TechAccess will focus on key industry verticals to expand BlackBerry’s leadership across its target markets.

BlackBerry's enterprise software portfolio offers end-to-end solutions and services built on proven security, which includes a comprehensive multi-OS Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) platform to allow businesses to manage complex mobile environments. Among others WatchDox® by BlackBerry, the company’s Enterprise File Sync and Sharing software, applies enhanced levels of security and advanced DRM to enable users with the ability to share critical business information on the web, desktop or mobile, without the fear of data being lost or compromised.

“Blackberry offers the industry’s most secure and integrated enterprise mobility solutions, and we are delighted to be their partners, as it enables us to provide a complete end-to-end mobile security solution to our partners,” said Chris Cornelius, SVP Sales & Support TechAccess. “As organisations move toward a cloud-based mobile working environment, Blackberry’s Enterprise Software solutions will help businesses of all sizes take advantage of workforce mobilisation, and benefit from new levels of productivity coupled with unmatched end-to-end security. The inclusion of Blackberry into our portfolio will strengthen our enterprise software offerings, and help our partners address the rising demand for highly secure enterprise mobility solutions.”

As part of its 360-degree support model, TechAccess will onboard new resellers, while integrating BlackBerry’s existing partners into its fold to maintain continuity. TechAccess will offer pre-sales support, marketing and business development support, and provide training and certification programs to enable partners to enhance their selling capabilities. The multi-million dollar solutions centre will be utilized to carry out proof-of-concepts and training sessions.