Mike Kirkup, Former Director Misses Corporate, Managed BlackBerry

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 […]

Sprint launching non-camera version of the BlackBerry Bold 9930 on September 9th

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 for BES v4.0 Released

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 Adds Blackberry 7 Support

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 offers free cloud based BlackBerry Management Center for small and medium sized businesses

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 Reveals Wireless Document Management Suite for Blackberry Playbook

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 […]

Patch Available For All Recent Versions Of Blackberry Enterprise Server, No Longer Vulnerable

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. […]

BlackBerry Management Center Set to Launch in Mid-August

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 […]

New Customer Pricing For Tata Indicom Blackberry Plan Subsribers

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 […]

Video: RIM VP of Product Marketing Details RIM Cloud Services

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 […]

Blackberry Business Cloud Services detailed with Microsoft Office 365

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.

Video: Quick overview of plans for multi-platform BlackBerry Enterprise Solution

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 […]

UAE to limit some Blackberry services!?!

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 […]

UAE’s telecommunication regulator plans to limit access to BES system?!?

  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 […]

Released: BlackBerry Enterprise Server v5.0 Service Pack 3 (BES v5.0.3)

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.

BlackBerry Enterprise Software Roadmap 2011 Leaked!

  N4BB has leaked BlackBerry Enterprise Software Roadmap for 2011! It looks like we will see BES v5.0.3 very soon, With BESx 5.0.3 showing its face around June! BES for Google Apps will be set up around July. According to N4BB the orange bubbles may be the beta dates, with the blue bubbles being the […]

RIM Dropping Support for BES 4.1.x

RIM has announced that effective July 2 2011 BES 4.1.x will no long be supported. If a company is still on BES 4.1 they will still be able to use the program but RIM will no longer be offering patches, hotfixes, or any other technical support for this build. Upgrading to the newer versions of […]

RIM Explains BlackBerry PlayBook Bridge Setup Designed for BES Customers

It seems like RIM is still trying to figure out exactly which piece of the market they want to target with the PlayBook. As you can see from the tweet above; the PlayBook was originally developed with BES customers in mind. The only problem that I see with this is that RIM has been marketing the […]

Microsoft Offering Free BES Cloud Hosting

Microsoft Office 365 blog has announced they will be lowing the cost to sync your BlackBerry calender and address book. We have exciting news for Microsoft Online Services customers. We are in the process of updating pricing for Hosted BlackBerry Service for Exchange Online to make this service available free of charge.  Starting today, BlackBerry mobile e-mail […]