By 2011 over 16% of worldwide active e-mail mailboxes will be accessed with a
wireless push e-mail solution. That, according to a recent report by The
Radicati Group on the future of the technology made famous by Blackberry.
Right now, mind you, the percentage of worldwide active e-mail mailboxes
accessed by wireless push e-mail is just 1%.
The study finds that wireless e-mail is becoming increasingly popular, due to
the fact that a large number of the global workforce is becoming increasingly
more mobile. The technology allows users to instantly view and respond to
e-mail as soon as it arrives, which results in gains in productivity, and
cuts response times for decision makers.
It looks at the market as comprised of three key segments: Wireless E-mail
Solutions, Wireless OS Platforms, and Wireless E-mail Devices. It provides
market size, vendor installed base and rev... (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 (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced that
BlackBerry Enterprise Server v4.0 will support IBM Lotus Domino 7.0. RIM
continues to advance the BlackBerry wireless platform for enterprise and
government customers with tightly integrated support for IBM's latest Lotus
"We have been testing BlackBerry Enterprise Server with beta versions of
Domino 7.0 and look forward to supporting the upcoming release," said Mike
Lazaridis, President and Co-CEO at RIM. "BlackBerry is the most broadly
supported wireless enterprise platform in the world and ... (more)
"We are excited to extend the Yahoo! experience to millions of BlackBerry
users around the world," said Doug Garland, senior vice president, Yahoo!
Mobile, as Yahoo! Inc. and Research In Motion (RIM) today announced a new
relationship to provide Yahoo! Messenger service to BlackBerry users around
This new relationship, the companies said in a statement, "combines two
respected leaders and brands to deliver an enhanced mobile communications
Through this relationship, Yahoo! and RIM plan to pre-install full-color,
graphical Yahoo! Messenger clients on BlackBe... (more)
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
Orative Enterprise Software is a client-server solution pur... (more)