RIM's New Blackberry Enterprise Server 5.0 Launches in Q2 2009, Adds Better Desktop Syncing

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Research in Motion (RIM)'s Blackberry Enterprise Server 5.0, known as Argon, will launch in the second quarter of 2009 and will include more user-friendly functions, like the ability to view attachments in calendar entries.

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Some of the improvements will include:

• Retrieve corporate documents behind firewalls
• Add, read, rename and delete folders on the handset and have those changes be applied to the desktop email client
• Create rules within the inbox to filter email and have those changes be applied to the desktop
• View attachments in calendar entries and meeting requests
• Download and store emails and email attachments onto microSD cards

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Over-the-air updates will also be easier for administrators and users in this new version of BES.

[Boy Genius Report and Computerworld]

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I'm sure that is going to cause some security headaches! Can't wait for the first publication of card found with confidential / juicy information on it!

And... yes, while RIM for sure will add encryption its going to be a whole lot easier to hack then the device itself!