• J2ME - Java 2 Micro Edition (J2ME) is a powerful development platform that is optimized for wireless devices and provides an industry standard programming environment for custom and commercial development. RIM plans to launch its Java Development Environment for developers at JavaOne later this month.

• BlackBerry
Enterprise Server - BlackBerry remains the industry-leading wireless enterprise solution with thousands of companies that have deployed BlackBerry Enterprise Server behind their corporate firewall. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server software supports both Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Domino and provides IT departments with single mailbox integration, centralized administration, end-to-end encryption (Triple DES), performance monitoring, configurable handheld security and certain asset tracking tools. BlackBerry Enterprise Server supports multiple wireless network standards (currently including Mobitex, DataTAC and GSM/GPRS), which means that current BlackBerry Enterprise Server customers in North America will be able to support the BlackBerry 5810 without any change to their back-end infrastructure.

• BlackBerry Web Client - In addition to the enterprise email integration option enabled by BlackBerry Enterprise Server, RIM will introduce a new web-based application called BlackBerry Web Client (expected to be available to carriers in Spring 2002). It will support POP3, IMAP and ISP email protocols and allow users to access multiple existing email accounts from a single BlackBerry handheld (including ISP accounts and a default web mail account provided with each handheld). BlackBerry Web Client will appeal to customers that do not currently use Microsoft Exchange or Lotus Domino and also those users that wish to access a personal email account in addition to their enterprise email account. BlackBerry 5810 customers can use the BlackBerry Web Client application to select their ISP accounts, access their web mail account, configure settings, define email filters and set auto signatures. IT departments running BlackBerry Enterprise Server will retain the ability to centrally control and implement policies on handhelds that prevent access to personal ISP accounts.

BlackBerry continues to distinguish itself as the most completely integrated wireless solution for corporate customers. It is comprised of hardware, software and wireless services that are designed to meet the needs of both end users and IT departments. The BlackBerry 5810 incorporates powerful hardware and software features in an easy-to-use handheld. BlackBerry software enables easy configuration and management as well as back-end integration with corporate systems and end-to-end security. Advanced GSM/GPRS networks provide voice services and allow always-on connectivity for accessing data easily and quickly.

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