"Mobile devices are a critical part of daily communications in the
enterprise, and BlackBerry is a popular choice with many busy professionals,"
said Orative CEO Paul Fulton (pictured) as his company today announced the
availability of Orative Client Software for BlackBerry.
Orative software uses so-called "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 more efficiently so that they can
ask for help, make decisions and move business forward.
Orative also announced today that it has joined the BlackBerry ISV Alliance
Program to extend its collaborative applications for enterprises to the
growing community of BlackBerry users.
"With Orative software," Fulton continued, "BlackBerry users can now... (more)
(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)
Research In Motion plans to integrate IBM's Lotus Instant Messaging and Web
conferencing software into its BlackBerry wireless devices later this year.
BlackBerry owners will be able to reach their existing corporate IM contacts,
and also implement server-based message tracking to help their companies
avoid potential problems with Sarbanes-Oxley and other transparency
"Enterprise instant messaging is an important application for our customers,
and wireless instant messaging will be a very complementary addition to the
existing suite of productivity applications ava... (more)
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)
RIM announced a BlackBerry Java Development Environment (JDE) plug-in for
Eclipse - a new development tool that enables Eclipse developers to create
and test wireless applications for the BlackBerry platform from within the
familiar Eclipse Integrated Development Environment (IDE). The BlackBerry JDE
Plug-in for Eclipse will enable Eclipse developers to create powerful mobile
applications for the large and growing base of BlackBerry smartphone users
around the world while maintaining a familiar Eclipse development
environment. It will also allow Eclipse developers to leverage the... (more)