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Hello,
I've spent the last few hours trying to figure out the best way to do this and also reading up on the features of my new blackberry. I have 2 different PCs and also the Blackberry that I all want sync'ed together at all times for e-mail, contacts, calander, and tasks.
This is possible with hosting servies I believe, but is there anyway I can set this up on my own with a dedicated PC at my house?


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You'd require an email server with Exchange (several other email systems are also supported by Blackberry), another server with Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES) installed, high speed or dedication internet connection, a quality Uniterruptable Power Supply (UPS) capable of supporting at least two servers, your own domain name, etc.

A good setup would include redundant hardware and internet connection for proper fail-over.

IMO, you'd be better off just paying for hosting.
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You could set up BES on a spare PC at home. But, BES is not going to be cost effective for just one person. I think the Small Business version is going to cost about $1000 plus a license for each BlackBerry. TNot to mention you would need either Exchange, Lotus Domino, or GroupWise installed as well.

As Jase88 said, your most likely better off paying for hosting.
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