BlackBerry Balance is a feature of BlackBerry
Enterprise Server that allows IT administrators to deploy, secure and remove specific
applications and data on BlackBerry
Research In Motion introduced BlackBerry Balance technology in 2011 in response to the consumerization
of IT trend. Its goal is to give IT administrators control over corporate assets on employees’
mobile devices while leaving personal assets unmanaged. Although BlackBerry Enterprise Server is
mobile device management (MDM)
software, BlackBerry Balance more closely resembles a type of mobile application
BlackBerry Balance technology is available in BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0.3 and above and
on devices running BlackBerry OS 6.0 or higher.
Contributor(s): Colin Steele
This was last updated in July 2012
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