BlackBerry developer Research In Motion is definitely on a shopping spree. A week after announcing the acquisition of social calendering application Tungle.me, the company is buying smartphone software security developer Ubitexx. Terms of the acquisition, which was announced on Ubitexx’s home page, were not disclosed.
Ubitexx, which raised over $4 million in funding, develops and distributes management and security software for smartphones and mobile devices. The company also provides strategic mobile management consulting, training and installation, and technical support services.
In a press release, RIM says that Ubitexx’s software, ubi-Suite, will be used to power device management, security and controls for BlackBerry’s Enterprise Server as well as for Android and iOS based devices and tablets, all managed from a single web-based console.
The single web-based console is being designed to provide IT administrators with a comprehensive platform distribute software and manage policies, inventory, security and services for BlackBerry devices, as well as other mobile devices
BlackBerry (formerly Research in Motion) is a Canadian designer, manufacturer and marketer of wireless devices and solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. The company is best known as the developer of the BlackBerry smart phone. Blackberry technology also enables a broad array of third party developers and manufacturers to enhance their products and services with wireless connectivity to data. Blackberry was founded in 1984. Based in Waterloo, Ontario, the company has offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific....