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What is
BlackBerry Connect
?

BlackBerry Connect
is a secure, mobile, instant messaging application that is built on
BlackBerry Dynamics
. It has similar features to consumer instant messaging apps but, instead of connecting to consumer services like
Yahoo! Messenger
,
BlackBerry Connect
connects to an organization's instant messaging server, like
Microsoft Lync
,
Skype for Business
, or
Cisco Unified Communications Manager
for IM and
Presence
by communicating through a
BlackBerry Enterprise Mobility Server
.
BlackBerry Connect
provides the following features:
Feature
Description
Reach contacts
See mobile presence and then reach contacts using the best way, whether by phone, text message, instant message, or email.
Share files
Send and receive files in one-to-one chats.
Create and participate in group discussions
Create and participate in topic-based group discussions. Be notified of messages posted to the group discussions you participate in. Leave group discussions and return at a later date. Group discussion messages are persistent, and participants can view all of the messages posted even before users join the group discussion.