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.

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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 […]

IBM rumored to have made informal inquiry about acquiring RIM’s enterprise services unit

Another day brings yet another rumor of acquisitions of RIM.  Todays big rumour is about IBM making an informal inquiry about acquiring RIM’s enterprise services unit.  Neither company has made an formal comment on this rumour, but according to someone close to the matter IBM did make an informal inquiry.

India Finds A Way To Monitor Blackberry Emails, Does Not Need Encryption Keys

India had previously said that they had gotten the BES encryption keys. RIM quickly put the kibosh on that rumor “RIM is providing an appropriate lawful access solution that enables India’s telecom operators to be legally compliant with respect to their BlackBerry consumer traffic, to the same degree as other smartphone providers in India, but […]

Press Release: Blackberry Mobile Fusion Launched In Singapore

Blackberry Mobile Fusion was just launched in Singapore yesterday. Read on for the Press Release. Press Release (Singapore, 20 July 2012) BlackBerry® Mobile Fusion, RIM’s next-generation mobile device management (MDM) solution is now available for enterprise customers in Singapore. Continue reading for more on RIM Singapore’s Official Announcement. Built on the foundation that has established […]

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia – A look at Mobile Fusion

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 […]

Qantas Airlines is making the move from BlackBerry to iPhone

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 […]

RIM Host First Blackberry Security Summit!

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 […]

Keep up with Security Information on your Blackberry Smartphone with Dell SecureWorks!

With the Dell SecureWorks application you can keep up with security services to help your company protect IT assets, comply with regulations as well as reduce security costs all on your Blackberry Smartphone.

Uppidy adds enterprise support to their text messaging backup service

Uppidy has provided text message backup service for  a little while now that allows you to save and search your SMS messages in the cloud.  Today they have announced that they are adding Enterprise support to their app, which will focus on company issues devices.  The idea is that companies will be able to monitor […]

RiM announces approval of BlackBerry 7 devices for use in the U.S. Department of Defense

RIM has taken a lot of heat recently for their lost market share in the enterprise environment.  Sure there are many big business’ that have switched from issuing each employee a BlackBerry, to allowing their employees to BYOD (bring your own device) and then have it connected with the IT policies of said business.  Well […]

RIM Answers Questions About BlackBerry Mobile Fusion: BlackBerry Enterprise Server and More

If you’re like me, when RIM launched Mobile Fusion, you were wondering more about it. Because, like usual, RIM launches something and doesn’t say much about it. You probably also wanted to know about ActiveSync and the status of Blackberry Enterprise Server. Well you’re in luck because BizBlog has collected a bunch of questions and […]

RIM Finally Sets Up BlackBerry Server in Mumbai

Research in Motion has in the past had issues with India and the Blackberry but they a have been “In Motion” to change things around by appointing Sunil Dutt as their New Managing Director for India and with the BlackBerry PlayBooks Selling out in 4 Days in India along with the new Blackberry OS 2.o expected to hit tomorrow RIM […]