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Old 04-03-2009, 11:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Range of options esp contact sync.

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Hi,

bear with me on this one!

My (small) company does not have blackberrys but we are consideing it. I am confused however on what the various configuration options are - particularly around how to manage our contact details. Are these stored on the SIM, on the phone, or on a server. And how does Outlook (for example) keep contacts synchronised? Do I have to connect the device to the PC and synchronise in some way or is this done wirelessly?

I suspect that the answer is that there are options - if so I'd really appreciate it if someone could list them.

Many thanks in advance.
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Old 04-03-2009, 11:59 AM   #2 (permalink)
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The contacts could be stored on the SIM but it isn't recommended. Storing them on the device is much better.

Depends on how you are planning on setting your environment up. If you were to go to a BES solution, PIM synchronization could be done wireless. If not, you would have to connect your device to your PC and manually sync.
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Many thanks for the reply.

Just one question - would I therefore need to install BES on our servers (with Microsoft Exchange) or can an operator provide a 'hosted service'?
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You can go with either or, but going with a hosted BES will provide more a security risk. Compared to having your own in house BES.
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