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TSTT announces multimillion dollar handset, data and equipment campaign in support of BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express

Trinidad - Telecommunications Services of Trinidad & Tobago (TSTT) is today announcing the availability of an exclusive corporate and small medium business offering that allows businesses to benefit from large savings on service plans and BlackBerry® smartphones with the new BlackBerry® Enterprise Server Express software from Research In Motion (RIM). BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express is free BlackBerry® server software for Microsoft® Exchange and Microsoft® Windows® Small Business Server that provides TSTT’s business customers with the ability to empower employees with secure, push-based wireless access to email, organiser and other enterprise applications.

New and existing corporate customers can download the free BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express software with unlimited user licenses and free technical support through Bmobile. “Corporate customers can also take advantage of more competitive service plan rates with huge savings on BlackBerry smartphones and, for a limited time get free BlackBerry smartphones as part of their corporate accounts,” said Jay Alvi, Executive Vice President of Enterprise Services at TSTT. "The initiative will allow local businesses to save millions of dollars on equipment, service plans and enhanced employee productivity. We have already seen cases of TSTT customers getting greater than 100% ROI from our BlackBerry solution offerings."

“BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express allows companies of all sizes to cost-effectively support the mobile needs of employees without compromising security or manageability," said Jeff McDowell, Senior Vice President, Business Marketing and Alliances, Research In Motion. "We are pleased to work with TSTT to help customers benefit fully from this exciting new offer."

With BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express connected to Microsoft Exchange or Microsoft Windows Small Business Server, BlackBerry smartphone users will be able to: • Wirelessly synchronize their email, calendar, contacts, notes and tasks • Manage email folders and search email on the mail server remotely • Book meetings and appointments, check availability and forward calendar attachments • Set an out-of-office reply • Edit Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files using Documents To Go® • Access files stored on the company network • Use mobile applications to access business systems behind the firewall

For IT administrators, BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express also offers the following: • Runs on the same physical or virtual server as the Microsoft mail server or on its own server. BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express is also certified for use with VMware ESX • Over 35 IT controls and policies, including the ability to remotely wipe a smartphone and enforce and reset passwords

 

• A Web-based interface that allows remote administration and makes it easy to install the software, connect BlackBerry smartphones and apply usage policies

Customers can download the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express software for free from www.blackberry.com/besexpress. BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express works with BlackBerry smartphones on any BlackBerry service plan from Bmobile that includes Internet access (starting from $225). More information is available from www.bmobile.co.tt/blackberry

Enhanced functionality with BlackBerry Enterprise Server v5 BlackBerry® Enterprise Server v5 continues to be the recommended solution for deployments that require additional security policies, monitoring features or high availability. BlackBerry Enterprise Server also continues to be required for certain other enterprise solutions such as BlackBerry® Mobile Voice System (for bringing desk phone functionality to BlackBerry smartphones), BlackBerry® Clients for Microsoft® Office Communications Server and IBM® Lotus® Sametime® (for enterprise instant messaging), IBM Lotus Connections (for enterprise social networking), IBM Lotus Quickr™ (for document sharing and collaboration), and Chalk® Pushcast Software (for corporate podcasting).