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Old 01-27-2009, 11:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey Guys and Girls,

I've just switched over from an iPhone 3G to a BB 8900 Javelin. In the spirit of true change, I'm also moving my email account over to thinkgrid.co.uk - which is a hosted exchange service.

I just have one question about BIS vs. BES because I'm slightly confused. Sorry if I've put this in the wrong forum..

I have BIS set up right now and it polls my IMAP mail account. If I want to have over-the-air syncing of my contacts, push messages and calendars - do I need to switch to BES? And if I do switch to BES will it make my life a lot harder (installing new apps, etc).

If anyone could clear up these questions for me I'd be truly grateful!

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Moved to BES Admin Corner.... More chance of a reply there
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You could do the hostest BES solution. You will need your device provisioned for BES access, which is usually a higher rate than the BIS plan.

You will get your contacts, calendars, tasks, notes all over the air. I am confused to what you mean by making installing new apps harder? It shouldn't have an impact on installing apps, unless you're referring to IT policies.
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Hey,

Thanks for that advice. I was just wondering if using an external BES server adds any IT Policies etc (things that I wouldn't know about).

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I don't know to be honest. I would check with your hosted BES provider.
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