BES 12 is BlackBerry's latest iteration of its management software, completing its pivot from device-specific email router to mobile device management suite. Like Microsoft jumping from Windows 8 to Windows 10, Blackberry is taking its middleware straight from BES 10 to BES 12, with support for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry 10 and legacy BlackBerry devices.

One initial note: installation is a lot simpler than previous BES editions we've used. Instead of multiple servers, there's just one installer -- and one BES install with one web-based UI. That's a big change from previous releases, with the new installer taking design cues ...

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