We recently reported on how RIM was implementing ways of using BES and Microsoft’s Office 365, within Blackberry’s Business Cloud Messaging Service, well today RIM has annouced applications for participation in the Open Beta Program. The application is for beta testing only, and final released is planned in January if of course it is ready. [...]
Over the last three days there has been a major BIS outage in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. RIM reported that the issue was failure of a core switch and the backup procedure did not work. Well this morning we can now report that Canada, Mexico and the US are now affected. There has [...]
RIM reported to the AP news that the BlackBerry outage that has been effecting EMEA region for the last two days was caused by a “core switch failure”. The cause for the outage was the extreme data delay that happened when they switched from the core that they were using at the time. I would [...]
The Indian government has threatened Research In Motion that it will ban Blackberry Services for a year. This claim is coming about with a issue of the Indian government demanding access for the de-encryption keys for Blackberry Messenger, emails, phone calls and more. According to the report, RIM is working and testing a means of [...]
Former RIM, Senior Director of Global Developer Relations Mike Kirkup sounds off on his personal blog on his reason why he misses his corporate, managed Blackberry. While it is preculur the he was sound off on his former company device. It is worth reading on BIS and BES email and how Blackberry are still hold the [...]
Another RIM Employee Jumps Ship?- John Vandermay VP Of BES Software Is The Latest Person To Leave RIM
RIM just isn’t having a good year with lots of members of management leaving for other opportunities. Who wouldn’t take a better opportunity if it dropped in their lap? John Vandermay, who was VP of BES Software has left RIM to work for a mining company , as VP of product development. No word on [...]
While many of you may be wondering why anyone would want a non-camera version of the Bold 9930, the fact remains that many companies do not want their employees using them. Verizon launched their camera and non-camera versions on the same day, but Sprint is now just getting set to release theirs on September 9th. The option [...]
Google Apps Connector was updated to v4.0 today. Some of the updates are: Support for BlackBerry Enterprise Server version 5.0.3 Read-Receipt functionality Free/Busy functionality There is a bit of a breakdown from thier website on the new features as well.
BoxTone is an US company that provides Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) Software and services to company and business throughout the globe. With the release of the new Blackberry OS 7 devices, Boxtone has updated their services for our favorite new devices. “This next-generation BlackBerry 7 OS and these new smartphones are exciting additions into the market, [...]
RIM has announced today their BlackBerry Management center for SMB’s (small to medium sized businesses). This new service will allow smaller businesses a free cloud based software that will act much like a BES without the fees. The new BlackBerry Management center will provide secure access to emails, internet, etc through RIM servers for companies [...]
Matrix Logic Corp, an open text partner allows Wireless Document Management Suite (WDMS) extends the reach of your document repository. It allows you access to key information from a handheld or wireless device using the Blackberry BES network and all this information can be accessed on the Blackberry Playbook allowing end users to access thier files [...]
The BES from v5.0.1 to v5.0.3 MR2 were the ones that affected the most. But the issues that made them vulnerable were fixed in ES v5.0.3 MR3 for both Exchange and Lotus Domino,it exploited by users visiting a website with a malicious TIFF or PNG image file or even an email with such an image. [...]
Most of you that are part of Beta Zone have seen the BlackBerry Management Center already, but for those of you who haven’t it is a way to manage all of the handsets without having to utilize and expensive BES server or the BlackBerry Protect software linking all of the units. This software is geared to small business [...]
Starting now, anyone who signs up as a new customer to Tata Indicom’s Blackberry Plans will be paying: * BlackBerry messaging services – Rs 99, after 3 months: Rs 299 * BlackBerry Internet Service – Rs 199, after 3 months: Rs 399 * BlackBerry Enterprise Server – Rs 599, after 3 months: Rs 900 “BlackBerry [...]
Mobile Link We recently reported on how RIM was implementing ways of using BES and Microsoft’s Office 365, within Blackberry’s Business Cloud Messaging Service, well today Alec Taylor, Vice President of Product Marketing at RIM goes more in depth into just how it all works. He discusses the overall benefits, insight of the trends, and [...]
With the announcement of another cloud service, RIM rolls out documentation detailing how companies can use Blackberry Enterprise Service and Microsoft Office 365 through a highly secure connection using its Blackberry Business Cloud Services. It was announced at Blackberry World 2011 that Microsoft and Blackberry were going into some type of partnership.
Mobile Viewing Link Here is a video from our friends at PocketBerry showing Pete Devenyi, Vice President Communications Platform Group at RIM discussing the plans for a multi-platform enterprise solution at BlackBerry World Conference. From the video we see that this should launch at the end of the year. Watch the video and you can [...]
It seems as though this “Security Issue” is not going away for RIM in the UAE. The United Arab Emirates will stop individuals and small businesses accessing the most private data services offered by BlackBerry, a UAE newspaper said, but the government said no services would be disrupted to any subscribers. Only businesses with [...]
On Saturday the UAE’s telecommunication regulator plans to limit access to BlackBerry’s Enterprise Server system, the system used by many international companies and government agencies, Globe & Mail reports. RIM states this will apply to other smartphones as well. Lots of people will be forced to use less secure systems that authorities can easily [...]
RIM has finnaly released BlackBerry Enterprise Server v5.0 Service Pack 3 (BES v5.0.3). The update is for both Microsoft Exchange and IBM Lotus Domino. Novell Groupwise has not been updated as of yet. RIM did not include BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express 5.0 in this build. It is supposed to launch next month.