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Registered: ‎02-15-2013
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Workaround until BES10 upgrade?

Hi All,

 

Is anyone aware of a way to get a BB Z10 workign for Corporate email is the company is not on BES 10 yet?

 


A few users in our office went out and got Z10's only to find out we are not on BES 10 so it is useless. We use Zenprise for mdm and have no issues on the iphone/android so was wondering if the BB Z10 could connect the same way to our older BES network.

 

Is anyone aware of a workaround or version of Zenprise for OS10? If not I guess the users will need to seitch back to older BB units that use the old enterprise activation method.

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Re: Workaround until BES10 upgrade?

I have my Z10 on EAS with Exchange 2003

 

BB10 wont connect to older BES, you need BES 10 which has a trial for free

 




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Re: Workaround until BES10 upgrade?

The Z10 supports ActiveSync, so you can connect that way assuming your organization allows it. You won't be able to manage the devices using ZENprise, but as long as you can establish an ActiveSync connection to your email server you should be able to get things up and running.

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Registered: ‎02-15-2013
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Re: Workaround until BES10 upgrade?

Thanks guys. Unfortunately due to corporate policies all devices connecting to the mail server via EAS have to be running Zenprise. I'll have to wait until the BES10 upgrade is complete or a compatible app is avail be for Os10 devices.

Thanks you though.
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Re: Workaround until BES10 upgrade?

Cause BlackBerry is not opening their Management APIs for 3rd Parties, Zenprise can't do anything with an App like they can on iOS - I would recommend to install a test version of BDS and have a look to the new iOS and Android Clients with UDS later on (when BlackBerry released their Sandbox Client).
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Re: Workaround until BES10 upgrade?

Management APIs for 3rd Parties, Zenprise can't do anything with an App like they can on iOS - I would recommend to install a test version of BDS and have a look to the new iOS and Android Clients
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Re: Workaround until BES10 upgrade?

BES10 upgrade support form blackberry@rim.com