TECH SUPPLIER May 2019 - Market Note - Doc # AP44701519
BlackBerry Has Pivoted to Become an Enterprise Software and Services Provider
This Market Note provides IDC's point of view on BlackBerry's business transformation, particularly, its enterprise software and services strategy. BlackBerry is focusing on enhancing and expanding its current products, solutions, and services through organic investments and strategic acquisitions. The recent acquisition of Cylance strengthens BlackBerry's presence and reinforces its position as one of serious enterprise security vendors. IDC believes that its recently announced investments and partnerships between various key technology vendors and BlackBerry Cylance are crucial for the vendor to gain credibility in the market.