BlackBerry Mobile Fusion Service Pack 1 Now Available!

Research In Motion has released BlackBerry Mobile Fusion Service Pack 1. Service Pack 1 adds more features for iOS and PlayBook Tabets. Service Pack 1 adds support for iOS 6 as well as Over The Air (OTA) enrollment directly from a BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. Once enrolled, enterprise configurations such as email, Wi-Fi, VPN profiles, and enterprise applications can be wirelessly pushed to the device.

 

New Features Contained in the Service Pack 1 Update

Universal Device Service

  • Improved iOS 5 support, including new features for Wi-Fi®, VPN, Microsoft® ActiveSync®, and managed app distribution
  • iOS enterprise app distribution via web client
  • Simplified error messages and notifications for updates
  • Enhancements to iOS device enrollment
  • iOS 6 compatibility
  • Touchdown email configuration for Android devices (requires update to the BlackBerry Mobile Fusion client from Google Play – available today)

BlackBerry Device Service

  • Over The Air (OTA) enrollment directly from a BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet. Once enrolled, enterprise configurations such as email, Wi-Fi, VPN profiles, and enterprise applications can be wirelessly pushed to the device
  • Full device encryption option as a new IT policy (including personal and work areas)
  • Developer mode can be disabled on enterprise-connected BlackBerry PlayBook tablets
  • Support for Microsoft ActiveSync certificate-based authentication

Note: Updates for BlackBerry Device Service that involve functionality for managing BlackBerry PlayBook tablets will become functional after the upcoming release of BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1

 

Learn more by heading over to the BlackBerry business blog

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