As the headline suggests a post written up by Scott Anthony as part of HBRs Blog Network makes claim that RIM isn’t as dead as the media pundits so love to claim. As he so simply puts, ” [In] September RIM reported that its subscriber base had grown to 80 million from 78 million. The company’s […]
With all of the upcoming festivities from BB Jam Americas there was bound to be some interesting information showing up on the net. Hit the break for the rest of the information.
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For anyone that likes to get really in-depth with the inner working of RIM’s enterprise servers, the BlackBerry BizBlog is the place to go. Jeff Holleran, Senior Director for Enterprise Product Management for RIM, has written another awesome post explaining the roadmap for BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10. This is a great read for anyone working in […]
**Update: It seems that BGR has received confirmation from RIM that BES administrators will need to have BES 5 and BES 10 running in parallel for existing in-market BlackBerry 7 devices and new BlackBerry 10 devices to run on the same servers. This goes a little against what RIM stated early today. At this point BGR’s […]
Shortly after BlackBerry World in May, we got some word from a source that BlackBerry 10 devices would no longer access the BlackBerry servers in the current manner. We were unable to verify this rumor, but it did make sense with what we were seeing with the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha device, as well we […]
While RIM has not the latest BlackBerry Enterprise v5.0.4 official, they have managed to make the changes in this new service pack official by publishing the change log for it. RIM did this by releasing the changes in a Knowledge base article on their site. If you aren’t a BES IT manager this probably isn’t […]
The announcement of BlackBerry Mobile Fusion meant that many enterprise customers would be able to offer their employees a little more choice when it came to picking a device. This is especially important as the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) movement as really started to gain a foothold in the enterprise market. Martha Stewart Living is a […]
Today news has broken that Qantas Airlines in Australia is getting ready to move all their 1,300 employees off of BlackBerry smartphones and moving them to iPhones. The company has done surveys within the organization and has found that the majority of their employees would prefer to have an iPhone over a BlackBerry. Further more […]
Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo only communicates with his staff using secure Blackberry PIN to PIN messages, never email! He refuses to communicate using the standard email services on his Blackberry to communicate to his peers by passing data and email servers. Being the only secure device allowed by government official Cuomo is using his Blackberry to ensure there […]
In the midst of what many would call one of the worst few weeks in RIM’s history there is now news that American carriers like AT&T and Verizon are pressuring RIM to lower their carrier fees. RIM charges its carriers a fee to allow their customer to access the BlackBerry servers and infrastructure that brings […]
Today, it is easy to see how the mobile security landscape parallels threats seen in the desktop space for years. And while there are many similarities, mobile computing does have its own unique set of challenges in the way customers use, access and store data. Regardless, customers have the same expectations for their mobile devices […]
While RIM and the BlackBerry brad have been slowly losing their foothold in the enterprise market in most of North America, it seems that BlackBerry is still ruling in Latin America. The IDC recently conducted a survey of Mexico’s largest companies (250 employees or more) and found that BlackBerry is still the “go to” brand […]
RIM is continuing to make progress with and for the Blackberry 10, you can see from the approach that when this platform is finallized it will be ready to take on many challenges as well as critics and other platforms. JsonCpp project development platform on the BlackBerry will use compatible code for Blackberry 10, RIM […]
Trend Micro has just published their study regarding mobile OS and security for each respective system. They tested BB OS, Android OS, Apple iOS, and Windows Mobile. Each was tested to see which one had the highest level of Enterprise based security.
With all of the hacking that has happening recently with mobile phones; Scott Wright a research and security coach was hired by none other than Symantec to conduct an experiment with mobile phones. The experiment placed smartphones in areas with a high population (read big cities) and researched exactly what happened with the “lost smartphones”. […]
Over in the UK in Surrey County the county council is developing an application for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet and Torch smartphone to give youth it workers the ability to access to records easily and securely on their Blackberry devices.
The private BlackBerry App World Enterprise app solution has officially arrived with BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0! This solution is designed to provide a streamlined framework for enterprises to deploy mobile applications for BlackBerry PlayBook tablet users within their organization. The enterprise app catalog exists as a private channel within the BlackBerry App World storefront on the BlackBerry PlayBook […]