Today, BlackBerry is strengthening its Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) Portfolio with BlackBerry Enterprise IM v3.1. Enterprise IM mobilizes desktop IM solutions to optimize communication and collaboration with secure and real-time messaging among colleagues, customers and partners across the street or globe.

This update to Enterprise IM, allows users to:

  • Tap to call within chat
  • Instantly send meeting invites within chat
  • Easily communicate and connect across platforms securely with public IM providers like Yahoo! and federated partners such as Skype
  • Enjoy enhanced avatar, contact management and presence status features

Enterprise IM supports the following systems: Microsoft OCS 2007 R2; Microsoft Lync 2010, Microsoft Lync 2013 and IBM Lotus Sametime 8.5 and 8.5.2. Full details can be found here: