It looks like the rumors swirling around BlackBerry adopting Android for their devices have finally come to fruition. The last round of rumors stated that BlackBerry would ONLY adopt Android if there would be enough control over the amount of security in those devices. This was around the same time that an image was leaked of the BlackBerry Venice which is supposedly powered by Android.
Well a URL popped up this week via BlackBerry that essentially introduces the partnership of Android with BlackBerry’s Enterprise solutions, BES12.
Android Lollipop delivers key enterprise functionality and addresses any previous enterprise security concerns. BES12 supports Android Lollipop, allowing you to confidently deploy Android devices in your organization.
Now it’s not known whether we will actually see a BlackBerry running a modified version of Android Lollipop, but this is definitely a step in the right direction. So only time will tell how this integration will actually work. However, seeing these two companies jumping into the same ship together, is a very interesting sight to see.
Via the website found below, you can find descriptions of all the different ways that BES12 can integrate and work with Android Lollipop, while keeping the same amount of security that users have become accustomed to.
Let us know what you think about this new partnership between Google and BlackBerry, and whether this is a sign of things to come for seeing Android on BlackBerry devices.
Source: BlackBerry BES12