RIM unveils BlackBerry business cloud services for Microsoft Office 365

Telecom Lead Team:
Research In Motion (RIM) has launched
BlackBerry Business Cloud Services for Microsoft Office 365.

new service is aimed at business and government organizations. They can extend
Microsoft Exchange Online to BlackBerry smartphones and allow customers to
manage their BlackBerry deployments in the cloud.

service is available at no additional charge to current medium-sized or
enterprise subscribers of the Office 365 suite or standalone Exchange Online
and works with BlackBerry smartphones on business or consumer data plans.

is pleased to launch BlackBerry Business Cloud Services for Microsoft Office
365. This new cloud-based option allows customers to cost-effectively support
mobility across their organizations and easily manage and secure their
BlackBerry deployments,” said Alan Panezic, vice president, Enterprise
Product Management and Marketing at Research In Motion.

availability of BlackBerry Business Cloud Services is expected to assist Office
365 and BlackBerry customers who want to get the maximum benefit from these two
business collaboration services.

partnership with RIM exemplifies our commitment to providing customers with the
best productivity experience across the PC, browser and phone,” said Julia
White, senior director of Microsoft’s Exchange Product Management Group.

features of BlackBerry Business Cloud Services include:

  • Wireless
    synchronization with Microsoft Exchange Online email, calendar and
    organizer data from a BlackBerry smartphone
  • BlackBerry
    Balance technology, which presents a unified view of work and personal
    content on a BlackBerry smartphone while keeping the content separate and
  • An intuitive
    web-based console for IT administrators to provision, manage and secure
    BlackBerry smartphones from anywhere
  • Online access to
    employee self-service smartphone security functions, allowing users to
    easily reset a device password or remotely lock or wipe a device in the
    event of loss or theft

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