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michellef
Posts: 8
Registered: ‎01-29-2010
My Device: Blackberry Curve 8900

Changing From BES To Bes Express

Hi All, I am looking for some advise if possible as I have a customer who currently uses BES but as there is only 1 user in the company and they are looking at cutting costs they are considering moving to BES Express.

Can anyone point me in the right direction or provide me with instructions on how this can be done?

Reason is that their IT guy didn`t install the BES and is cautious about changing to BES Express so I am looking for as simple a guide as possible.

I await your expert assistance out there.......

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knottyrope
Posts: 30,785
Registered: ‎06-25-2008
My Device:

I'm rockin the BlackBerry Passport, Z30, Z10, Q10, BlackBerry Mini Stereo Speaker, 64 gig PlayBook, BlackBerry Wireless Headset HS-700

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Re: Changing From BES To Bes Express

BES Express 5 press release
http://press.rim.com/release.jsp?id=3546

About BES Express 5

http://na.blackberry.com/eng/services/business/server/express/

Any of the following operating systems:
• Windows Server® 2003 SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit)
• Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit)
• Windows Server 2008 SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit)
• Windows® Small Business Server 2003
• Windows Small Business Server 2008

Free SRP, yes FREE!
Free 10000 CALs (2k per server) again FREE!
BIS or BES dataplan will work on it.
MAX 75 users when installed on the exchange server.
Over 50 IT policies (remote wipe included)
Exchange 2003, 2007, 2010 suppoted

Over The Air Enterprise Activation for Bes Express 5 with BIS


 http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/BlackBerry-Professional-Software/Activating-Devices-That-are-...

 

 



BES/SBE/BPS 4.x upgrade options to BES Express 5.0

 




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michellef
Posts: 8
Registered: ‎01-29-2010
My Device: Blackberry Curve 8900

Re: Changing From BES To Bes Express

What I really need to know in simple terms is the following:

 

Is it a case of uninstalling BES software from current server and then installing BES Express?

 

If anyone can give the process would be greatful.

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knottyrope
Posts: 30,785
Registered: ‎06-25-2008
My Device:

I'm rockin the BlackBerry Passport, Z30, Z10, Q10, BlackBerry Mini Stereo Speaker, 64 gig PlayBook, BlackBerry Wireless Headset HS-700

My Carrier: I am on AT&T. Please edit your Personal Profile with your DEVICE TYPE, DEVICE OS and Carrier

Re: Changing From BES To Bes Express

it is not simple

 

this thread has options you can use.

BES/SBE/BPS 4.x upgrade options to BES Express 5.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




Click here to Backup the data on your BlackBerry Device! It's important, and FREE!


Click "Accept as Solution" if your problem is solved. To give thanks, click thumbs up
Click to search the Knowledge Base at BTSC and click to Read The Fabulous Manuals

BESAdmin's, please make a signature with your BES environment info.


SIM Free BlackBerry Unlocking FAQ
Follow me on Twitter @knottyrope


Want to thank me? Buy my KnottyRope App here


BES 12 and BES 5.0.4 with Exchange 2010 and SQL 2012 Hyper V