TheÂ BlackBerryÂ® Enterprise ServerÂ is designed to be a secure, centralized link between an organization’s wireless network, communications software, applications, andÂ BlackBerryÂ devices. TheÂ BlackBerry Enterprise Serverintegrates with your organization’s existing infrastructure, which can include messaging and collaboration software, calendar and contact information, wireless Internet and intranet access, and custom applications, to provideBlackBerryÂ device users with mobile access to your organization’s resources.
TheÂ BlackBerry Enterprise ServerÂ supports AES and Triple DES encryption to protect and ensure the integrity of wireless data that is transmitted between theÂ BlackBerry Enterprise ServerÂ components andÂ BlackBerryÂ devices. You can select from more than 450 IT policy rules that you can configure to control the features of theÂ BlackBerryÂ devices that are used in your organization’s environment.
TheÂ BlackBerry Enterprise ServerÂ supports several optional components and configurations to meet your organization’s requirements. TheÂ BlackBerry Collaboration ServiceÂ integrates with supported third-party instant messaging servers to permit users to access your organization’s instant messaging system from theirÂ BlackBerrydevices using theÂ BlackBerryÂ instant messaging client. TheÂ BlackBerry MDS Integration ServiceÂ supports custom application development and distribution. You can configure theÂ BlackBerry Enterprise ServerÂ and theÂ BlackBerry Enterprise ServerÂ components to support high availability to enhance the consistency and reliability of your organization’s environment.
You can manage theÂ BlackBerry Enterprise Server,Â BlackBerryÂ devices, and user accounts using theÂ BlackBerry Administration Service, a web application that is accessible from any computer that can access to the computer that hosts theÂ BlackBerry Administration Service. You can use theÂ BlackBerry Administration ServiceÂ to manage aBlackBerry Domain, which consists of one or moreÂ BlackBerry Enterprise ServerÂ instances and remote components that use a singleÂ BlackBerry Configuration Database.