ATT today announced its support for BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0, the next-generation of Research In Motion's (RIM) market-leading push-based wireless platform for secure mobile access to email, calendar, contacts, corporate instant messaging, browser, and enterprise applications. Here is more info:
"BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 enhances access to administrative tools that simplify management and centralize control of BlackBerry smartphones. The platform now features enhanced control over mobile application management and deployment capabilities, with APIs for integrating other applications. It also provides advanced IT administration features and built-in high availability for the ultimate in reliability and continuous service.
AT&T offers a broad portfolio of smartphones, all of which are enabled for international voice and data usage, including the BlackBerry Bold, BlackBerry Curve series including the recently announced BlackBerry Curve 8900, BlackBerry Pearl series, and BlackBerry 8820 smartphones. Only the BlackBerry Bold from AT&T can use 3G data and conduct a voice call simultaneously, so you can conduct a call on a Bluetooth headset while sending and receiving email and attachments.
BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 supports all current BlackBerry smartphones and supports the following smartphone features with BlackBerry Device Software 5.0:
* Remote access to Windows network file shares to allow smartphone users to securely retrieve, view, edit and email documents from behind the firewall. * Flag emails for follow-up in the same way that flags are used in Microsoft Outlook. * Create, move, browse, rename and delete email folders directly from the smartphone, and view and attach files from those folders to emails sent from the smartphone. * View attachments in a meeting request or calendar entry, and forward calendar appointments with attachments. * Easily manage personal and public distribution lists. * Use of Calendar Meeting Delegation for IBM Lotus Domino, which allows attendees to delegate invitations to others from their BlackBerry smartphones.
AT&T enterprise customers can contact their account representative today for more information regarding upgrading or purchasing BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0. ; AT&T offers one set of licenses, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server software, support services, device fulfillment and service plans, from one provider on one bill.