BlackBerry Workspaces: Edition Comparison

Enable users to confidently access, share and collaborate, on any device with the leading secure EFSS solution. BlackBerry® Workspaces is available in three editions to meet your organization's needs.

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Secure Plus


Deployment Model


Cloud or On-Prem

Cloud, On-Prem or Hybrid

Collaboration and Productivity

Support for all major platforms and devices

Outlook and Office Online Plugins

Share Files

Personal Workspace

File Storage

20 GB per user



Max File Size




Full Device Synchronization

Full Text Indexing and Search of Documents

Version Archiving and Management

Group Workspaces

Shared Activity Streams

Inline Comments


Inline Alerts

File Locking

Read Receipts

E-Signature Support

Form Fill Plug-in


Files Encrypted on Server, In-Transit and On-Device

Authentication and Access

- File Access Only By Authorized Users

- One-Time Password Support

- Two-Factor Authentication

- Single Sign-On (SSO)

- OAuth

Digital Rights Management (DRM)

- Share Files in view-only Mode

- Enforce DRM on Browser

- Enforce DRM on all platforms, including mobile

Apply Dynamic Watermark to Shared Files

Spotlight Viewing of Files

Remotely Revoke or Change File Permissions

Set Expiration of File Access

Custom Watermarks

Remote Device Wipe

Enterprise Integration

ICAP and SysLog Integration

Workspaces API/SDK

Content Management System (CMS) and File Store Connectors


Central Admin Console

Active Directory Support

Basic Branding (Web UI)

Security Policy Management

- Manage Permissions at File, Folder and Workspace

- Manage Permissions at User, Group and Domain

- Control Read/Write Access

Compliance and Operational Reporting

Advanced Role Management

- Manage User Roles

- Assign User Roles

Advanced Branding (All Apps, links and naming)





Branded Clients

The ability to add customized branding to the BlackBerry Workspaces mobile client is an add-on for the Send Edition, but available as a free feature in the Collaborate and Secure Plus editions. Your organization's logo can be added to the web application in the Collaborate edition. In the Secure Plus edition, you can also customize the product name, and redirect legal and support links to external webpages maintained by your organization.

Hardware Security Model

The Hardware Security Model (HSM) add-on allows you to integrate BlackBerry Workspaces with your corporate HSM deployment.

Note: Must be purchased for the entire license count.

SharePoint Protector

Once enabled for SharePoint libraries, policy-based controls are automatically applied to files based on DLP scanning of content and pre-selected permissions. Upon download, files are DRM protected and controllable.

Note: Available as an add-on to the Secure Plus Edition.

BlackBerry Workspaces Email Protector

BlackBerry Workspaces Email Protector automatically embeds DRM protection into email attachments sent through your organization’s email gateway.

Note: Also available as a standalone solution.