Support is planned for handsets running the BlackBerry OS 5 early next year. Continue reading
Designed for businesses with three to 100 employees, the BlackBerry Management Center allowed easy set up and troubleshooting of employee email and helped protect lost or stolen smartphones, as well as the ability for wireless backup and restore. Continue reading
Research In Motion have today announced that it will hold a worldwide launch event for its new operating system platform on January 30th 2013. The event will also unveil two new BlackBerry handsets. Continue reading
BlackBerry users on the Vodafone UK network have been hit with an outage that has affected their data connection. This means that they are unable to send or receive emails, BBM or able to access websites.
At the time of this post, it would appear that services might be slowly coming back online, as users are reporting that some emails are coming through. However there will have been a backlog of pending messages that will have built up, and it could be some time before everything is back up and running normally.
According to a report published this week by security vendor Trend Micro, BlackBerry 7 was rated the most secure OS on the market, with Apple’s iOS trailing in second place. Windows Phone 7.5 managed to stay ahead of Android 2.3, which ranked last overall.
The report concluded that the corporate-grade security and manageability of BlackBerry made it the best option for the most stringent mobile roles, especially within a corporate environment. Continue reading
Research In Motion have sent out notification that they will be pulling support for the BlackBerry Monitoring Service on 16th February 2012, and are suggesting that those companies that use the service in their BES to look for 3rd party solutions.
The reasoning behind the move is that there are 3rd party solutions that better address customers’ needs, and RIM advise companies to check available alternatives with BlackBerry partners. Continue reading
Research In Motion has announced a new enterprise mobility solution called BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, and in doing so, has entered into the multi-platform Mobile Device Management marketplace.
BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, currently in the early stages of being beta tested, will simplify the management of not just BlackBerrys and PlayBooks, but also phones and tablets running Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS operating systems. Basically this will bring the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and new management capabilities of PlayBooks together with management of Android and iPhones under one solution. Continue reading
Important: Restarting the BlackBerry Controller or BlackBerry Dispatcher delays email message delivery to BlackBerry smartphones. For information on delays in email message delivery when the BlackBerry Enterprise Server services is restarted, see KB04789.
The correct order to start the BlackBerry Enterprise Server services is detailed below:
- BlackBerry Router
- BlackBerry Dispatcher
- BlackBerry Controller
- All remaining BlackBerry Enterprise Server services Continue reading
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One of the anticipated features for BlackBerry was public folder synchronization. With the release of BES 5.0, this has now become possible. Here is RIM’s KB on how to set this up:
- BlackBerry Enterprise Server version 5.0 for Microsoft Exchange
- Microsoft Outlook
Public folder synchronization can be enabled in the BlackBerry Administration Service using the following steps:
- Open the BlackBerry Administration Service.
- Under Servers and Components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution Topology.
- Expand BlackBerry Domain.
- Expand Component View.
- Select Email.
- Click Edit Component.
- In the Published public contact folders section, select the public contact folders to synchronize to the BlackBerry smartphone.
- Click Save All.