Manage mobility for your organization, on-premise or in the cloud, across iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry


The Definitive Guide to Enterprise Mobile Security

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Your command and control center

BES®12 lets you securely and efficiently manage enterprise mobility across iOS, Android™ (including Android™ for Work and Samsung KNOX™ Workspace), Windows Phone® and BlackBerry® devices. It allows you to strike the right balance between providing your employees the device choice they need while keeping your organization's confidential data secure.

Command and Control Center

BES12 provides an attribute-driven, endpoint-permissions model that lets you manage devices, apps and data, by-person or by-group, from a single console and in any ownership model, from BYOD (bring your own device), to COPE (corporate owned, personally enabled) and COBO (corporate owned business only). It features a powerful modern architecture with high scalability to deploy large numbers of devices so you can expand your mobility fleet when required. BES12 is at the heart of your Enterprise Mobility Ecosystem.


BES12 On-premise

Choose BES12 on-premise for proven security. Streamline your EMM in a single, unified console.


BES12 Cloud

BES12 Cloud is an easy-to-deploy solution that's flexible and scalable enough to securely meet the needs of organizations large or small — with no in-house IT required.

BES12 Cloud: Mobility Made Easy

Whether you are a small-to-medium sized business looking for seamless growth and efficient collaboration, or a large enterprise looking to extend flexible, secure mobility to your workforce, BES12 Cloud can be the mobility management system for you. It offers an affordable and secure management solution for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry devices.

Set up in minutes

BES12 Cloud uses a web-based interface that doesn't require any server installation. Go from purchase to service availability in minutes.

Easily manage the mobile devices in your organization

Quickly enable your employees with mobile access to data on either a personal or company owned device. With self-service options, you can also reduce costs by allowing employees to activate, reset device passwords, and lock/wipe/disable a lost device.


Productivity beyond device management

BES12 Cloud brings together mobile devices, applications, cloud services, and carrier services to consolidate and manage your business workflows.

Lower TCO

A low monthly cloud subscription eliminates the operating costs of an on-premise data center. Achieve a lower TCO, reduce complexity, optimize pooled resources, and ensure maximum uptime.

Easy to upgrade

Whether you are evaluating EMM solutions, have an EMM solution from another vendor, or are already a BES customer, it’s easy to get the latest version of BES12.

Easy to deploy

Manage all endpoints through one, consolidated, easy-to-use console. Whether you have BES5, BES10 or any other EMM platform you can upgrade to BES12 easily.

If you choose BES12 Cloud, since it uses a web-based browser interface that doesn’t require server installation, you can go from purchase to service availability in minutes.

What's New



  • Support for Samsung KNOX™ Workspace
  • Support for Android for Work
  • BlackBerry® Secure Connect Plus for KNOX Workspace and Android for Work
  • Support for Apple Device Enrollment Program (DEP)


Comprehensive Multi-OS EMM

Whether you manage a single work space, a hardened high security environment or have a multi-OS BYOD deployment, BES12 gives you control over the availability and usage of devices, apps, activities and mission-critical data.

Scalable Architecture

BES12 has been built from the ground up as a modern services-based architecture.

Scalable up to 25K devices per server and 150K devices per domain

Scalable Architecture

Can be deployed on-premise or through a cloud-based solution, which offers a simplified set-up process.

Private and Cloud

High availability and disaster recovery configuration options available

BES12 reduces complexity, optimizes pooled resources, ensures maximum uptime and helps you achieve the lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

Application, Content & Device Management

With MAM, MDM AND MCM across multiple OSs and devices, all built into a single console, BES12 is the only command and control center that you will ever need for your secured enterprise.

Support multiple device ownership policies at once, from BYOD to COPE to COBO


Lifecycle management of apps across iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry devices

Multi-OS Lifecycle

Integrated secure connectivity provides applications with behind-the-firewall-access to your organization's resources through enterprise connectivity and VPN


BlackBerry’s security is trusted by thousands of enterprises around the world. Using encryption, containerization, app-wrapping and BlackBerry’s secure infrastructure, BES12 locks down your mission-critical data both on-device and in-transit.2

With BlackBerry® Secure Enterprise Connectivity, all mobile management traffic passes through a single port behind your firewall, via our world-renowned secure network, to ensure user privacy and data security. BlackBerry Secure Connect Plus works with iOS, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry devices, protecting your most important asset—your business data.

BES12 is built on proven security you can trust.

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Client-side lockdown

Secured work spaces allow cross-platform (iOS, Android or BlackBerry) ownership models, from BYOD to company-owned, keeping private data private and work data secure. BES12 takes advantage of client-side security specific to a mobile endpoint. Security is extended through Secure Work Space, Android for Work and KNOX Workspace with encryption, certificates and containerization capabilities.


Trusted network

BlackBerry is renowned for its secure global network. This network provides the BES12 Cloud infrastructure, as well as secure connectivity for BES12 on-premise, with tight control of mission-critical traffic and data.

BlackBerry Secure Enterprise Connectivity makes security invisible to the end-user. It eliminates the need to connect to a VPN, offering a better end-user experience.


Enterprise mobility ecosystem

BES12 is the ‘central nervous system’ of a powerful ecosystem that brings together mobile devices, apps, cloud services, and mobile operator services. Extend your EMM capabilities with integrated BlackBerry Enterprise Communication and Collaboration and Identity and Access solutions by BlackBerry.

Hardened for regulated industries

BES12 supports all tiers of device ownership and deployment models from BYOD to COPE and COBO for regulated industries. Combining BES12 and BlackBerry devices guarantees one of the most secure, end-to-end mobility solutions in the market today.

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World class global support

You can rely on the industry-leading support that is included with all BES12 subscriptions and perpetual licenses to help evolve your EMM strategy and manage your complex and demanding environment. Tailor your EMM solution with additional relationship-based and technical services for even greater user satisfaction.


Enterprise apps

BlackBerry partners extend our software ecosystem with best-in-class secured apps. For iOS and Android, secured partner apps are locked down with Secure Work Space; partner apps developed for BlackBerry devices take advantage of the renowned BlackBerry OS-level security

Enterprise Service Monitoring

Mobile devices have evolved to become the primary conduit of enterprise data access. As a result, the availability and performance of the underlying mobile infrastructure is now critical to day-to-day operations.

BES Monitoring solutions from two key BlackBerry partners, GSX Solutions and ISEC7, allow organizations with a BES to monitor critical mobile, messaging and enterprise services.

  1. 130-day (BES12 Cloud) or 60-day (BES12 on-premise) Free Trial Offer: Limited time offer; subject to change. Limit 1 per customer. Trial starts upon activation and is limited to 50 Gold BlackBerry subscriptions and 50 Secure Work Space for iOS and Android subscriptions. Gold Level subscription Licenses can be interchangeably used for Silver level device activation for BlackBerry 10, iOS, Android, Windows Phone and Samsung KNOX devices. Following trial, customer must purchase subscriptions to continue use of product. Not available in all countries. Subscriptions can be purchased direct or from authorized resellers. When a system is upgraded to production, the trial subscriptions will no longer be available. This Offer is void where prohibited and is subject to modification, extension or early termination at BlackBerry’s sole discretion.
  2. 2In-transit encryption is offered through secure enterprise connectivity or VPN for on-premise BES12 deployments and through VPN for BES12 Cloud.