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Gartner Names WatchDox by BlackBerry a Visionary in Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing

BlackBerry announced Monday that WatchDox by BlackBerry has been named a “Visionary” in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing (EFSS) for the second consecutive year.

WatchDox by BlackBerry is the most secure EFSS solution and is unique in that the document encryption and controls stay with the file even when it is shared on unmanaged devices. This means that users and administrators can track and audit who is accessing files and also have the ability to revoke access or delete files remotely. WatchDox by BlackBerry allows users to access documents from PC and Mac desktops, tablets, and smartphones, giving employees the flexibility to work across locations and be productive no matter where they are.

WatchDox by BlackBerry allows users to access documents from PC and Mac desktops, tablets, and smartphones, giving employees the flexibility to work across locations and be productive no matter where they are. WatchDox by BlackBerry is the most secure EFSS solution and is unique in that the document encryption and controls stay with the file even when it is shared on unmanaged devices. Users and administrators can track and audit who is accessing files and also have the ability to revoke access or delete files remotely. This gives organizations full visibility and control over how files are viewed, edited, copied, printed or forwarded.

“WatchDox provides organizations with a solution for two major needs that are often in conflict with each other: security and productivity,” said Billy Ho, Executive Vice President, Enterprise Products, BlackBerry.

“Enterprises want to provide their employees with tools that help them collaborate on documents and access information, but they don’t want to put sensitive company files and data at risk of a breach. WatchDox combines an easy to use consumer-style application interface with security that can be customized to suit any enterprise use case. As with all of the products in BlackBerry’s portfolio, it seamlessly enables secure productivity for our customers.”

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WatchDox by BlackBerry stands out against other vendors in the EFSS space for its rich security and collaboration features. It is known for its document encryption controls based on digital rights management (DRM), extensive data protection and security capabilities including geo-fencing, policy enforcements, and role-based access control, and extensive secure content editing capabilities that allow for productive collaboration.

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WatchDox by BlackBerry offers the most comprehensive EFSS solution, with content security capabilities that are Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 certified by the U.S. government and utilize best-in-class AES 256-bit encryption for data-at-rest and data-in-transit. Built to meet the needs of enterprises with the highest security requirements, WatchDox by BlackBerry also offers flexibility in deployment models including on-premise and hosted solutions.

BlackBerry is integrating WatchDox by BlackBerry as a service through BES12. Additionally, WatchDox technology is available as an independent value-added offering that complements BlackBerry’s portfolio of value-added services including solutions for communications and collaboration, voice and data encryption, identity and access, and Virtual SIM Series. With BES12, value-added enterprise services, and world-class support, BlackBerry gives enterprises the capability to secure their communications end-to-end, whether they be voice, text, messaging, data and enterprise files.

You can download the complete Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing report here.

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