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(August 16, 2002) - Abaco, Inc. has announced the success of its initiative to enable enterprise application functionality from J2METM-based BlackBerryTM handhelds from Research In Motion (RIM). Abaco's Atoma mobile enterprise framework now helps extend the functionality of the BlackBerry solution by enabling mobile professionals to access important corporate applications and data. Using its patent pending technologies for transaction-based synchronization, mobile application development, sophisticated device and peripheral support, and robust SAP connectivity including support for BAPI, IDOC, and RFC interfaces, Atoma now supports J2ME-based applications utilizing RIM's recently announced Mobile Data Service feature for BlackBerry Enterprise Server. In keeping with Abaco's track record of technological innovation, experience, and leadership in the enterprise mobile... (more)

BEA and Research In Motion Bring Web Services to BlackBerry Users

(May 2, 2002) - BEA Systems, Inc. and Research In Motion Limited (RIM) have forged a strategic relationship to deliver a framework that eases the development and delivery of mobile enterprise Web services applications for the thousands of organizations using BlackBerryTM. BEA and RIM plan to jointly deliver a simple and flexible framework for developing and deploying mobile Web services on the BEA WebLogic Enterprise PlatformTM. The goal is to bring BEA's integrated development framework, BEA WebLogic WorkshopTM, and the unique characteristics of BlackBerry together in a single ... (more)

Orative Adds Presence Technology to BlackBerry

Mobile phone software solutions provider Orative has announced the availability of the Orative Client Software for BlackBerry. Orative software uses presence technology to allow a person to set their availability status on a mobile device as well as to see the availability status of other Orative software users. This gives mobile employees the ability to reach co-workers. Orative has joined the BlackBerry ISV Alliance Programme to extend its collaborative applications for enterprises to the community of BlackBerry users. Orative Enterprise Software is a client-server solution pur... (more)

Orbis Completes Law Enforcement BlackBerry PDA Solution That Runs on J2ME

Orbis Integrated Solutions, a business consulting and technology integration firm which focuses on Investigative Solutions and Data Management Solutions, has announced the successful completion of the RIM Blackberry 7520 wireless investigative solution. The wireless application also obtained approval from the Sprint / Nextel validation and verification process, and released on the Nextel National Network. The wireless investigative solution provides a secure, transportable and cost-effective means for law enforcement agents to carry out investigative duties from the RIM Blackberr... (more)

Keynote Systems to Offer BlackBerry Network Support

Keynote Systems (Nasdaq:KEYN), announced an endeavor with Zenprise, the leader in BlackBerry troubleshooting software. The joint offering aims to proactively detect carrier, device, or infrastructure problems that can adversely impact an end user's experience. Keynote will initially deploy its mobile quality monitoring agents in New York to examine the carrier availability & performance of BlackBerry devices running across the Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T carrier networks. Zenprise customers will receive automated notifications when carrier outages or performance degradatio... (more)