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Introducing BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 5.0 Service Pack 1

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BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 5.0 Service Pack 1



Product Overview


BlackBerry® Enterprise Server is enterprise-class server software that acts as the centralized link between BlackBerry smartphones, enterprise applications, PBX environments (through the use of BlackBerry® Mobile Voice System), and wireless networks. BlackBerry Enterprise Server integrates with enterprise messaging and collaboration systems and is designed to provide secure access to email, calendar, voice, instant messaging, browser, enterprise applications, and personal information management tools. BlackBerry Enterprise Server is also designed to provide advanced security features and access to administrative tools that may simplify management and centralize control of the BlackBerry® Enterprise Solution. Data that is transmitted between applications and BlackBerry smartphones flows through the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, which has achieved many independent security accreditations.


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The following enhancements have been made in BlackBerry Enterprise Server v5.0.1 for Microsoft® Exchange and IBM® Lotus® Domino®:



  • Localization
    • Localization of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server UIs for BlackBerry Administration Service, BlackBerry Monitoring Service, BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager, BlackBerry Enterprise Server Installer & Documentation in French, Italian, German, Spanish, Japanese, and Brazilian Portuguese.
  • Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Support
    • Support for both Enterprise and Standard Editions of Microsoft SQL Server with features enhancements, such as improved partitioning, full database mirroring, third-party key management, and database tuning advisor.
  • VMware® Certification
    • Enables BlackBerry Enterprise Server and its components to be deployed on virtual servers.
  • BlackBerry Administration Service Authentication Support in Microsoft® Active Directory® Resource Forest Topology
    • Acknowledges user accounts and resources that reside in separate forests.
  • Automatic Domain Controller (DC) Discovery
    • Simplifies the configuration during installation as the administrator does not need to specify LDAP URL. BlackBerry Administration Service will automatically locate closest DC and will failover to another DC if the current DC becomes unavailable.
  • IBM Lotus Domino Directory Scanning
    • BlackBerry Administration Service will populate a drop-down menu of IBM Lotus Domino directory servers to simplify user creation and eliminate manual entry. This feature is designed to help reduce the risk of error made by a BlackBerry Enterprise Server administrator during manual configuration. For example, PIM settings for the BlackBerry smartphone user base.
  • Monitoring Dashboards
    • A snapshot view from the BlackBerry Monitoring Service UI into the performance and health-related metrics already exposed by the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components, allowing the administrator to see the information at a glance.
  • BlackBerry device dashboard (Web-based)
    • Administrators can use their BlackBerry smartphones to monitor the health of their BlackBerry Enterprise Server environments using the BlackBerry Monitoring Service.
  • Import WLAN and VPN profiles from external source
    • WLAN/VPN settings contained in an external source can be automatically imported into the server database.
  • NTLM v2 Authentication Support in BlackBerry® Mobile Data System
    • NTLM v2 is an authentication protocol intended as a cryptographically strengthened replacement for NTLM.
  • Support for Out of Office Service Agent (IBM Lotus Domino)
    • Next generation Out of Office Service Agent has been added to the IBM Lotus Domino router enabling an instant Out of Office response to any incoming message.
  • Support for Notes ID Vault (IBM Lotus Domino)
    • BlackBerry smartphone customers who extend the Notes Native Encryption functionality through to the BlackBerry environment can use the ID Vault functionality to remove the tasks of maintaining password synchronization between the Notes ID stored locally and the Notes ID stored within the BlackBerry smartphone user's mailfile, and will support the provisioning of ID files via the BlackBerry smartphone.
  • Support for Microsoft® Exchange 2007 SP2 CDO+MAPI
    • The BlackBerry Enterprise Server now supports the Microsoft Exchange Server Messaging API and Collaboration Data Objects provided by Microsoft Exchange 2007 Service Pack 2.
  • Calendar Web Services for Microsoft Exchange
    • Support for Microsoft Exchange Calendar Web Services through an update to BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0.1.
  • Open Document Format (ODF) Support
    • BlackBerry smartphone users can open and view ODF word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation formats.

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