Originally Posted by knottyrope
BES still needs port 3101 access to RIM in order to run just like BES 4 and 5, but the EAS data does not have to go through BlackBerry NOC. it can be direct to mail server.
Interesting. What data does go through BB? Based on the current news there is always a concern that they may change direction, but from what I have read, they will be concentrating on business customers so I would think that the functions of BES would not be effected.