Recognizing the growing importance of mobile devices in the workplace, Texas-based storage services provider FilesAnywhere recently announced the launch of a new cloud storage application for BlackBerry devices.

FilesAnywhere for BlackBerry adds to the company’s line of storage applications for mobile devices, including the iPhone, iPad and Android-based devices. The app, which is available at, enables users to download, view and backup files using their BlackBerry smartphone.

Additionally, users can rely on the app to collaborate on company-wide projects. The app enables users to share and modify files stored in the cloud, providing access to teams from any location.

“Users can now get more done from their BlackBerry phone using the cloud,” said FilesAnywhere president Tim Rice. “There is practically no limit to the types of digital files you can work with from the BlackBerry now: videos, documents, spreadsheets, images, music and more can be viewed, controlled and instantly shared while on the road.”

Mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, have become near necessities for most businesses. According to a 2010 IDC report, the global smartphone market will grow by nearly a quarter in 2011.