RIM BlackBerry recently introduced BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express (BESX), offering NO COST server software and CALs while providing the core accessibility, protection, and management capabilities of BlackBerry Enterprise Server including wireless sync and mobile access to data and programs. And the cost savings don't end at free server software and Client Access Licenses (CALs). Customers now get the ability to choose the BIS wireless data plan rather than the BlackBerry Enterprise Server data carrier plan, which can save you $10-$20 per month for every one of your BlackBerry users!
BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express can be deployed on a Microsoft Exchange or Small Business Server, recommended for as many as 75 users, or on a stand-alone server to support up to 2,000 clients. BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express is ideal for small- and medium-sized organizations who before now could not financially justify integrating employees' BlackBerry smartphones to the corporate network.
The Express edition of BlackBerry Enterprise Server does not provide high availability features, monitoring, mirroring, or desktop phone/PBX support and reduces the number of available IT polices from 450 to 35. Also, BIS BlackBerry smartphone wireless data plan clients will have to perform an initial direct-attached enterprise activation to connect to the BES. Subsequently they will have the full BlackBerry mobile messaging and personal organizer data environment which includes calendar, contacts, do lists, and notes. Users with the BlackBerry Enterprise Server data carrier plan can continue to enterprise activate their BlackBerry smartphones over the air.
How Progent's BlackBerry Certified Consultants Can Support Your Mobility Environment
Progent provides a variety of IT services to assist your company to integrate BlackBerry BES Express and other BlackBerry platforms and utilities. Progent can help your IT staff to fix BlackBerry sync problems, implement wireless management capability, install desktop tools, set up and validate backup/restore procedures, add or remove BlackBerry clients on Microsoft Exchange Server Active Directory, and configure Virtual Private Network connections. For comprehensive mobile infrastructure jobs, Progent's BlackBerry engineers can work with Progent's Microsoft information technology experts, Cisco CCIE infrastructure experts, and CISM and GIAC-certified Security professionals. This broad selection of IT skills, provided via Progent's efficient remote service delivery model, reduces network support costs and offers fast and effective solutions for businesses who need to incorporate BlackBerry products smoothly into their information network.
Progent's technology consultants can also can assist you with Microsoft SQL Server setup and Microsoft Exchange configuration to ensure that your database and messaging environment work effectively with BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express. Progent can also help you to upgrade from previous editions of RIM BlackBerry and Microsoft platforms, install streamlined administration utilities to help you monitor and manage BlackBerry devices across your network, and develop a sound security strategy that includes BlackBerry clients. Progent's disaster recovery engineers can help your business to design, implement, and validate workplace recovery procedures to ensure that BlackBerry data records can be recovered and mobile functions can be quickly resumed in case of a major datacenter breakdown.
Progent's BlackBerry Certifications
Progentís BlackBerry-certified consultants are experts at helping small organizations plan, manage, and troubleshoot BlackBerry technology affordably and effectively, reducing the cost and hassle of maintaining a mobile workforce and promoting better business results. Progent's experts have earned all major BlackBerry certifications including BlackBerry Certified Support Specialist, BlackBerry Certified Server Support Specialist, BlackBerry Certified System Administrator, and BlackBerry Certified Solution Designer.
Contact Progent to Get Support from a BlackBerry-Certified Expert
In order to contact Progent about technical assistance for BlackBerry wireless integration, phone 1-800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.