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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 
Google Talk
 or 
Yahoo! Messenger
BlackBerry Connect
 connects to an organization's instant messaging server, like 
Microsoft Lync
Skype for Business
Skype for Business Online
, 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.
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.