Free BlackBerry Server Software for SMBs

by Michelle Megna

Research In Motion takes aim at small businesses that want secure mobile smartphones without the enterprise cost and complexity.

Smartphone security is an essential part of rolling out a mobile workforce, and RIM's decision to release free server software makes that capability a lot more affordable for small businesses. EnterpriseMobileToday.com has the details.

Research In Motion today introduced free server software aimed at smaller businesses that want smartphone security without paying enterprise-level costs associated with mobile management software.

RIM's free server software for syncing BlackBerrys with Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Windows Small Business server is also aimed at helping mobile IT staff meet the surging demand to support personal smartphones in the enterprise.

RIM (NASDAQ: RIMM) introduced BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) Express today at Mobile World Congress saying that the software is being provided at no cost to address two key market opportunities. One is the obvious financial advantage for smaller companies that want enterprise-grade security but don't necessarily need all of the advanced components.

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This article was originally published on Wednesday Feb 17th 2010
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