RIM Announces BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express
Software Now Available as a Free Download with New BlackBerry Device Purchase
Waterloo, ON - Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the immediate availability of BlackBerry® Enterprise Server Express™, a new offering aimed at small and medium-sized businesses, branch offices and companies new to BlackBerry. BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express provides the same enterprise-level security, reliability, features and functionality of BlackBerry Enterprise Server v4.1 and is available as a free download from RIM via the Internet to any customer who purchases a new BlackBerry device.*
“Mobile access is an increasingly essential requirement of doing business and this is especially prevalent in smaller businesses,” said Mike Lazaridis, President and Co-CEO at RIM. “BlackBerry Enterprise Server is renowned for helping companies become more productive and responsive, while providing industry-leading security, functionality, manageability, and back-end integration. With BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express, we’re now making it easier than ever for new customers to derive the full benefits of the BlackBerry solution.”
BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express provides tight integration with Microsoft® Exchange, IBM® Lotus® Domino® or Novell® GroupWise® to enable secure, pushed-based wireless access to email, organizer, Internet and intranet applications. BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express software comes with a single user license and is upgradeable to support up to 15 users (with purchase of additional client access licenses). It can also be upgraded beyond 15 users (with the purchase of an electronic unlock key) to a full BlackBerry Enterprise Server.
BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express also includes RIM’s standard 60 day free technical support plan (where available). For further information about BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express, please visit: www.blackberry.com/go/express.
* BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express requires applicable data service from a mobile service provider. Certain availability restrictions may apply. Check the website for further details.
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Research In Motion is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. Through the development of integrated hardware, software and services that support multiple wireless network standards, RIM provides platforms and solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive information including email, phone, SMS messaging, Internet and intranet-based applications. RIM technology also enables a broad array of third party developers and manufacturers to enhance their products and services with wireless connectivity to data. RIM’s portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies are used by thousands of organizations around the world and include the BlackBerry® wireless platform, the RIM Wireless Handheld™ product line, software development tools, radio-modems and software/hardware licensing agreements. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, RIM operates offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. RIM is listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq: RIMM) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RIM). For more information, visit www.rim.com or www.blackberry.com.
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