Good Technology is a mobile security provider headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, United States. The company says it has more than 5,000 enterprise customers worldwide in industries such as financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, energy and utilities, legal, government, and technology.
According to Blackberry, the acquisition means that Good will be a part of BlackBerry’s strategy to offer customers the most complete, end-to-end solution that secures the entire mobile enterprise – across all platforms.
“Enhanced by Good, BlackBerry will expand its ability to offer a unified, secure mobility platform with applications for any mobile device on any operating system – supported with security that has been certified by governments around the world embedded in every component of the mobility infrastructure,” the company said in a statement.
“Good’s technology will integrate with BlackBerry’s enterprise portfolio and trusted global network.
“With BlackBerry’s growing portfolio of value added services, we have the most secure platform for mobile communications with the broadest portfolio of services that includes secure voice and messaging, enterprise identity and virtual SIM, just to name a few.
“This portfolio will be enhanced with the addition of more than 2,000 ISV and custom apps that are supported by Good on Good Dynamics and through its partner program.”
Blackberry expects the transaction to be completed in the company’s 2016 fiscal third quarter, which ends in late November. It is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals.