RIM Introduces BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express

Research In Motion (RIM) has introduced BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express - free new server software that wirelessly and securely synchronizes BlackBerry(R) smartphones with Microsoft(R) Exchange or Microsoft(R) Windows(R) Small Business Server.
BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express works with Microsoft Exchange 2010, 2007 and 2003 and Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 and 2003 to provide users with secure, push-based, wireless access to email, calendar, contacts, notes and tasks, as well as other business applications and enterprise systems behind the firewall.

"Today we are announcing an exciting new offering that further expands the market opportunity for the BlackBerry platform," said Mike Lazaridis, President and Co-CEO, Research In Motion. "In a marketplace where smartphones are becoming ubiquitous, BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express significantly raises the bar by providing a cost-effective solution that allows companies of all sizes to support enterprise-grade mobile connectivity for all employees without compromising security or manageability."

With BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express connected to Microsoft Exchange or Microsoft Windows Small Business Server, BlackBerry smartphone users will be able to:

-- Wirelessly synchronize their email, calendar, contacts, notes and tasks

-- Manage email folders and search email on the mail server remotely

-- Book meetings and appointments, check availability and forward calendar


-- Set an out-of-office reply

-- Edit Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files using Documents To Go(R)

-- Access files stored on the company network

-- Use mobile applications to access business systems behind the firewall

For IT administrators, BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express also offers the following:

-- Runs on the same physical or virtual server as the Microsoft mail server or on its own server. BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express is also certified for use with VMware ESX.

-- Over 35 IT controls and policies, including the ability to remotely wipe a smartphone and enforce and reset passwords.

-- A Web-based interface that allows remote administration and makes it easy to install the software, connect BlackBerry smartphones and apply usage policies.

Updated Date: Feb 02, 2017 22:27:12 IST