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Whitepaper: Extended Connectivity for the Enterprise: The BlackBerry Wireless Platform

by Research In Motion (Blackberry)Jan 01, 2008

The BlackBerry wireless platform from Research in Motion (RIM) delivers an end-to-end wireless connectivity solution that can help organization. It reduces operating costs by making business processes more efficient, it increases revenues by enabling workers to be more productive. This paper published by BlackBerry describes the components of the BlackBerry platform and explains how BlackBerry solves business problems by providing a comprehensive, enterprise-wide solution to communication and corporate data access.


Whitepaper: BlackBerry Pilot Program Framework

by Research In Motion (Blackberry)Jan 01, 2008

BlackBerry Enterprise Server software tightly integrates with existing enterprise systems, allowing integrated wireless access to a range of business information. This paper provides information on the BlackBerry wireless solution for enterprise environments, and supplies a framework, which can be used as a general guideline, on how to prepare for a BlackBerry pilot program. The BlackBerry enterprise solution is a leading wireless connectivity solution that provides corporations with a secure, open platform for extending wireless communications and corporate data applications to mobile users.


Whitepaper: Extending IBM Lotus Domino Databases to BlackBerry: An Overview for System Administrators and Application Developers

by Research In Motion (Blackberry)Jan 01, 2008

This paper provides information about extending existing IBM Lotus Domino databases to BlackBerry users. A person can extend applications in two ways: he or she can use the BlackBerry Browser or create a custom application. Using the IBM Lotus Domino conversation forum template as an example, this paper exhibits how one can quickly mobilize an IBM Lotus Domino database for BlackBerry users. IBM Lotus Domino databases store, process, and display data in an easy-to-understand format. The Domino Designer tool enables to build new databases, database controls, or user interfaces.


Whitepaper: Performance Characteristics: BlackBerry Enterprise Server Version 2.2 for Lotus Domino

by Research In Motion (Blackberry)Jan 01, 2008

This paper describes certain performance characteristics of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server version 2.2 for Lotus Domino. It presents the results of performance testing on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and IBM Lotus Domino server and includes important information for system administrators who are responsible for BlackBerry deployment in an IBM Lotus Domino environment. This paper quantifies the impact of BlackBerry on the IBM Lotus Domino mail server, and provides performance data for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, divided by major function.


Whitepaper: S/MIME Support Package: Release 4.1

by Research In Motion (Blackberry)Jan 01, 2008

The S/MIME Support Package is designed to enable BlackBerry device users who are already sending and receiving Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) messages using their desktop email program to send and receive S/MIME protected messages using their BlackBerry devices. The S/MIME Support Package includes tools for obtaining certificates and transferring them to the BlackBerry device. Users can sign, encrypt, and send S/MIME messages from their BlackBerry devices, and messages that are encrypted using S/MIME can also be decrypted and read on the BlackBerry device.


Whitepaper: S/MIME Support Package: Release 4.0

by Research In Motion (Blackberry)Jan 01, 2008

The S/MIME Support Package includes tools for obtaining certificates and transferring them to the BlackBerry device. Users can sign, encrypt, and send S/MIME protected messages from their BlackBerry devices, and messages that are encrypted using S/MIME can also be decrypted and read on the BlackBerry device. Without the S/MIME Support Package the BlackBerry Enterprise Server sends a message to the user’s BlackBerry device in which the message body includes a statement that the S/MIME message cannot be decrypted.


Whitepaper: PGP Support Package: Release 4.1

by Research In Motion (Blackberry)Jan 01, 2008

This paper describes the PGP Support Package, which is designed to offer extended security features for BlackBerry devices. The PGP Support Package includes tools for obtaining PGP keys and transferring them to the BlackBerry device. This means that messages that are encrypted using PGP can also be decrypted and read on the BlackBerry device. Users can sign, encrypt, and send PGP protected messages from their BlackBerry devices. Without the PGP Support Package, the user’s BlackBerry device receives PGP protected messages as unreadable cipher text. Within the PGP Universal Server environment, the PGP Universal Server operates as a network appliance.


Whitepaper: BlackBerry Wireless Enterprise Activation: Release 4.0 - Technical Overview

by Research In Motion (Blackberry)Jan 01, 2008

Wireless enterprise activation enables a user to remotely activate a handheld on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server without a physical network connection. Wireless enterprise activation can also be used to deploy a large quantity of BlackBerry handhelds. This paper describes how administrators can enable wireless enterprise activation for users on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, and how users can initiate wireless enterprise activation from their handhelds. The paper pays particular attention to the key establishment protocols that secure the connection between the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and the handheld.


Whitepaper: Placing the BlackBerry Router in the DMZ

by Research In Motion (Blackberry)Jan 01, 2008

The BlackBerry Router is the component of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server that connects to the wireless network. It also routes data to BlackBerry devices that are connected using the BlackBerry Handheld Manager. If the BlackBerry Router is replaced at any time, the BlackBerry Router address changes, but the BlackBerry devices do not need to be reconnected to the administration or desktop computer to receive a new service book and BlackBerry Router address. The change is automatically detected by the BlackBerry device. However, there is a delay before the BlackBerry device detects the change.


Whitepaper: BlackBerry Messenger IT Policy Management

by Research In Motion (Blackberry)Jan 01, 2008

This paper published by BlackBerry describes how system administrators can manage usage of BlackBerry Messenger, as well as enable auditing for BlackBerry Messenger users on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server using IT policy rules. Usage of BlackBerry Messenger is managed using default IT policy rules on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server. Auditing of BlackBerry Messenger is implemented by importing custom IT policy files.