Ensure maximum uptime for your deployment
Minimizing downtime is a critical task for any administrator. The new High Availability mode in BlackBerry® Enterprise Server v5.0 makes this process easier, allowing you to better control when automatic and manual failovers occur. In this edition of the BlackBerry Connection newsletter, we’ll explain the key facts about BlackBerry Enterprise Server v5.0 High Availability mode and describe some of its most important features.
Meet with fellow developers and learn more about the BlackBerry platform
Held in San Francisco, California, November 9–12, the BlackBerry® Developer Conference represents the best opportunity to get up to date on all the latest advances to the BlackBerry platform. The conference brings the brightest minds at Research In Motion (RIM) together with the most innovative BlackBerry application developers to share knowledge and ideas, making it a can’t-miss event for new and experienced developers, and partners.
Take advantage of expert presentations, roadmap sessions, demonstrations, and sample code. Gain inspiration from peers in the industry—discover how they got started and how they transferred their existing skill sets to develop mobile applications for the BlackBerry platform. And learn about the latest trends in mobile applications and what investors are looking for.
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Put vital tools right at your fingertips
A low-cost messaging and collaboration solution from Google® is now accessible from your BlackBerry® smartphone. Learn how to seamlessly take advantage of a suite of apps developed by Google.
Tips for IT Administrators
Controlling content protection of the contact list using IT policy
A BlackBerry® Enterprise Server administrator can use an IT policy to limit BlackBerry smartphone user control of content protection by specifying whether the Include Contacts option on a BlackBerry smartphone is set to Yes or No. To learn how, click here »
How to perform a clean reload of the BlackBerry® Device Software using the Application Loader tool
Performing a clean installation of the BlackBerry Device Software using BlackBerry Desktop Manager takes just a few steps. Remember, though, that a clean reload will wipe all the data from a device. To learn how, click here »
How to install the latest BlackBerry® Device Software from the smartphone
- From the Home screen select Options
- Click on Advanced Options
- Click Wireless Update (note this can be controlled by IT Policy if your users are on BlackBerry Enterprise Server)