Secure Workspace coming to iOS and Android devices via BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10.1

Earlier today some features and information on the upcoming BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10.1 got leaked out.  Upon closer inspection Ronen over at Berryreview noticed something interesting for companies that run a BYOD policy for their employees.  It looks like BES 10.1 will provide IT admins with the ability to set up a secure workspace within […]

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Features: BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10.1

There has been a lot of speculation as to when BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 service pack 1 (BES 10.1) would launch well BB10.ch has published the new details on their website letting the world know what will come in May. This is great news for those of you that have BES 10 currently.   Merging […]

Understanding Security for Voice Control data on BlackBerry 10

Along with the new BlackBerry 10 devices is a welcoming feature, BlackBerry Voice control system. When a BlackBerry via user uses Voice Control, the user’s voice commands are recorded and used to process the request as indicated. The data sent from your device is sent to servers operated by Research In Motion’s service providers making this data secure, this data includes:

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop says he is “very interested in BlackBerry customers”

There is a battle between mobile platforms for ownership of the enterprise market.  In past years BlackBerry was the king of he enterprise, however lack lustre innovation prior to BlackBerry 10 hurt the foothold that they had.  Manufacturers like Apple and Nokia are now targeting the enterprise market with their latest devices, and trying to […]

BlackBerry announces Secure Work Space for both iOS and Android devices

One of the huge benefits of BlackBerry 10 for enterprise customers is the addition of BlackBerry Balance.  Now this really comes into play if your company follows a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policy.  However a BYOD policy can be a headache for IT admins if they are having to manage BlackBerry, iOS and Android […]

Clearing Up The Confusion Regarding BIS/BES And BlackBerry 10

There has been  a lot of confusion regarding BlackBerry 10 and whether or not you need a BIS/BES account to use the phone.  Now that the Z10 is in the hands of a lot of people, and officially for sale in the UK, we can now confirm whether or not you will need a BIS or BES […]

BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 Now Available for Download

Mobile Link RIM’s New Multiplatform Enterprise Mobility Management Solution Makes Mobility Easy for Businesses Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced that its new Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution, BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, is now available for download. BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 re-invents RIM’s EMM by bringing together device management, industry leading security, […]

BlackBerry 10 Training Program Site Goes Live In Australia

RIM has already informed us that their BlackBerry 10 Training Program for enterprise customers has already had over 1600 business sign up in North America.  The most logical step for RIM is to take the Training Program outside of North America, and yesterday they flicked the switch for the Australian Training Program site.

Behind The Scenes With RIM’s Enterprise Leaders [Video]

The BlackBerry Business Blog has posted up part one of a series where they are talking to RIM executives on the enterprise side of things.  The team featured in this weeks video is the fine folks that have been hard at work behind the scenes in the lead up to the launch of BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry […]

Video: BlackBerry WebWorks and HTML5 for Cross Platform BlackBerry Development with SAP

Mobile Link Jim Ing, RIM Enterprise Mobility Architect, and Pete Graham, Director of Finance Solutions & Mobility for SAP, walk through the experience of moving a desktop web app to a BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, as well as BlackBerry smartphones, using BlackBerry WebWorks technology with HTML5.

RIM Isn’t Dead Yet, says the Harvard Business Review

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 […]

BlackBerry Express 5 Server, Upgrading to BES 10 May Cost?

With the release of the all new BlackBerry 10 Enterprise Server coming with the release of the new BlackBerry 10 smartphones, current free BES Express licenses may not carry over. Small business owners that use the BlackBerry Enterprise Server service, BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express 5 maybe the final free version.

BlackBerry Enterprise Server 10 Internal Documents Leak

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.

RIM responds to Pwn2Own iPhone 4S hackers claims

Yesterday there was reports from Pwn2Own about hackers easily finding, and exploiting, a WebKit vulnerability on the iPhone 4S and other Apple products.  The hackers then went on to claim that BlackBerry had left the door open for them as well, and that the perceived sense of security from owning a BlackBerry was a false […]

Service Pack 4 for BlackBerry Enterprise Server Version 5 Now Available!

Research In Motion has released Service Pack 4 for BlackBerry Enterprise Server Version 5. SP4 is currently available for Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Domino. This Service pack will be available in November for Novell GroupWise. Hit the break for more on SP4 Version 5

RIM Releases BlackBerry Enterprise IM for BES

RIM has released new Enterprise IM clients for  IBM Lotus Sametime, Microsoft Office Communications Server, and Novell GroupWise Messenger.The new instant messenger client look almot identical to BlackBerry Messenger as you can see in the screenshot above.

RIM shares roadmap of BlackBerry Enterprise Server 10

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:RIM states that BES 10 will be backward compatible for older BlackBerry devices

**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 […]

Will BlackBerry 10 signal the death of BIS/BES requirements for new devices?

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 […]

RIM publishes changes in upcoming BlackBerry Enterprise Server v5.0.4

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 […]