I recently upgraded from a BlackBerry mobile device to an Android Ice Cream Sandwich device. I’m less than 24 hours into my experience with the Android device and I’m already wondering why I waited so long to leave RIM behind. Not only does the Android operate much faster and with a more intuitive user experience,
Research In Motion (RIM) finally released its evolution of BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES), BlackBerry Business Cloud Services (BCS), earlier this week on January 30, 2012. BCS provides mobile device service integration with the Microsoft Office 365 hosted Exchange Service and replaces much of the functionality formerly provided by BES. This is a good move forward for RIM
Most of our software products run on Microsoft’s IIS web server. In our product installation guides, we specify in the system requirements to install our web applications on a member server instead of a domain controller. Recently, a prospect asked us why we recommend this since WebAD products connect to Active Directory. Is it really a best
I posted yesterday about a hopeful timeline for RIM to release a cloud-based BlackBerry Exchange Services (BES) offering that integrates with Office 365. The solution will be available in Q4 of 2011 if things go well and then BlackBerry device users with Exchange mailboxes hosted on Office 365 can sync email, calendars, contacts and tasks.
We migrated our Exchange mail hosting to Microsoft’s Office 365 when the O 365 service went live in May. We support BlackBerry clients and have been between a rock and a hard place the last couple of months waiting on the promised hosted BlackBerry Enterprise Service (BES). BES allows BlackBerry devices to synchronize contacts, calendars
Too often, software companies want absolute control of their black box of intellectual property (IP). These companies only want extensibility and customizability if it means more revenue from implementation services. A few companies in our space have even developed their own scripting languages to make customers pay for more services or training to learn yet
When I worked in a large organization this question came up from time to time with our Microsoft Exchange email system, especially when working with external contractors. How can I give our xzy.com company address to a contractor and forward their email to the contractors external email address? Why would one want to do this?