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Wireless Enterprise Symposium 2009

WES 2009 Conference

The biggest BlackBerry® conference of the year takes place in Orlando, Florida, May 5–7. WES 2009 includes breakout sessions, peer case studies, hands-on labs, and a technology showcase focusing on the latest BlackBerry solutions. Read on to learn more about WES 2009 and key ROI themes we've picked out that will return your WES investment many times over.

WES Registration Fees

Special Rate: $1799 (Expires April 10, 2009)
Regular Rate: $1999 (Expires May 1, 2009 5 pm EST)
Onsite Rate: $2099 (Open May 3–7, 2009)
Hands-on Lab Pass: $249
Group discount: Get 3 passes for the price of 2! (See website for details.)
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WES Highlights

BlackBerry® Mobile Voice System (BlackBerry MVS) Customers have seen payback in as little as two months after deploying BlackBerry MVS. Find out how it works and how you can apply it to your organization.

BlackBerry Enterprise Server version 5.0 This new release is packed with features for better administering users, data and applications. Find out how the BlackBerry® Administration Service's centralized management tools provide a quick, easy way to view and manage your BlackBerry environment. Deploy hundreds of applications to thousands of users via enhanced job management, throttling and scheduling. Maximize uptime by scheduling maintenance tasks around peak business times to avoid interference with day-to-day business continuity. And much more...

BlackBerry Resource Kit Learn how to use this toolkit to automate basic business practices. One of our customers recouped his development time only 12 hours after deploying his solution.

ROI-specific sessions Learn how to get the greatest return on your investment by attending sessions on the latest BlackBerry Solution ROI study, mobility ROI stats, and evaluation of in-house vs. outsourcing of application development.

Networking and contacts Meet and gain insight from professionals in organizations similar to yours—as well as individuals who have already deployed BlackBerry Enterprise Server v5.0. Avoid their mistakes and learn from their results.

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Feature Tracks and Sessions

Mobile Architecture and Administration

Audience: Administrators, Architects, Executives, Security Specialists
Sessions in this track focus on the new BlackBerry Enterprise Server v5.0, architecting for high availability, best practices for administration, reducing downtime, and troubleshooting common challenges.

Best Picks

  • It's Here—BlackBerry Enterprise Server v5.0
  • Think Big, Think Manageable: Large-Scale BlackBerry Smartphone Deployments
  • Best Practices for Establishing a Highly Available BlackBerry Enterprise Server Environment
  • BlackBerry Security—Learn the Latest on How to Continue to Securely Grow Your BlackBerry Solution

Mobilizing Enterprise Applications

Audience: Developers, Application Architects, Senior IT Professionals
This track offers ideas, case studies, and the latest tips and tricks for building and deploying applications for the BlackBerry solution.

Best Picks

  • The BlackBerry Application Platform: Today and Tomorrow
  • Introduction to the BlackBerry Developer Tools
  • In-House Versus Outsourcing the Development of Custom Applications

The Business Value of Mobile Deployments

Audience: Business Managers, Executives, Senior IT Professionals, Telephony Leaders
Learn how to get the maximum business value from your mobile deployment with custom applications, effective strategies for unified communications, and improved workflow to reduce costs.

Best Picks

  • What Makes a Best of Breed Mobile Application?
  • Behind the Latest ROI Study on the BlackBerry Solution
  • High-Impact Mobility Solutions for Sales Force and Field Force Automation
  • Unlocking the Value of Unified Communications and Enterprise Collaboration

Mobility Trends and Insights

Audience: General Interest, Executives, Senior IT Professionals
Learn where wireless thinking is heading from industry experts and use their insights to analyze where you can add value to your own mobile deployment. Presenters and analysts focus on what's hot, what's coming, and what the best opportunities in mobility are.

Best Picks

  • Mobility Trends in the Enterprise
  • Insights into the Consumer Application Marketplace for the BlackBerry Solution
  • Practical Guide to Unified Communications
  • Mobility ROI: Trends, Facts and Fiction

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