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Thought I would put up this newsletter for everyone to see. The newsletter is free and each month has a lot of good information in it. This is the IT edition, but you can choose to get the Small Business Edition, Personal Edition, or Business Solution Edition instead.

Doug

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BlackBerry(R) Connection(R) IT Edition, October 2006

In this issue:
- IT Policy Spotlight: Password Policies
- BlackBerry Enterprise Server v4.1.2
- Learn What the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Does: IT Seminar
- Get The Facts on Wireless Solutions for Business
- Emergency Contact Lists: A Simple Push Solution
- Q&A with CIO Kevin Murray, AXA Equitable
- Upcoming Events: Lotusphere
- Announcing the winner of the BlackBerry(R) Developer
Productivity Tools Challenge
- Personal Offers for Your BlackBerry Device
- Tips and Tricks
- News
- Subscription Information

To view this newsletter online, please click here:
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IT Policy Spotlight: Password Policies

Why aren't secure passwords for mobile devices more common?
Surprisingly, many organizations lack formal IT policies to help
protect handheld devices from unauthorized access. Start with a
plan for verifying password integrity and implementing policies
that encourage sound password habits. The BlackBerry Enterprise
Solution IT Policies can help.

Read more:
BlackBerry Connection - IT Edition - October 2006

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BlackBerry Enterprise Server v4.1.2

BlackBerry Enterprise Server v4.1 Service Pack 2 offers VMware
support, one way SQL replication, .wav file capability and more.

Read more:
BlackBerry Connection - IT Edition - October 2006


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Learn What the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Does Now at this IT Seminar

Interested in learning what the BlackBerry(R) Enterprise
Server v4.1 Service Pack 2 can mean to your organization?
The BlackBerry Seminar for IT Professionals is the place to
learn from subject matter experts with the know-how to apply
it directly to your business.

Read more:
BlackBerry Connection - IT Edition - October 2006


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Get The Facts on BlackBerry and Wireless Solutions for Business

Have you been looking for a credible source for the full story
on mobility? For substantial reports from leading industry
research firms like Gartner and real-world case studies whose
best practices can help you improve your organization's mobility,
click here to Get the Facts:
BlackBerry Connection - IT Edition - October 2006


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Emergency Contact Lists a Simple Push Solution

Torys LLP and the Parkland School Division prove you don't need
to be a Java programmer to implement a simple push application.
They made Excel spreadsheet data available to BlackBerry device
users. With sample code available at blackberry.com, you can, too.

Read more:
BlackBerry Connection - IT Edition - October 2006


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Q&A with CIO Kevin Murray, AXA Equitable

With more than 25 years of IT experience, CIO and EVP of AXA
Equitable Kevin E. Murray has seen wireless communications
evolve dramatically. In this Q&A he shares his perspective on
the role the BlackBerry(R) solution plays in mobilizing organizations.

Read more:
BlackBerry Connection - IT Edition - October 2006


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Upcoming Events:

Real-Time Collaboration and Mobility Seminar
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Get expert advice on BlackBerry solutions for Lotus Domino and
Lotus Sametime 7.5 at THE VIEW's Real-Time Collaboration and
Mobility Seminar, coming to Chicago, Toronto, Philadelphia
and Las Vegas. Find out more and register now at
THE VIEW Real-Time Collaboration and Mobility Seminar


Lotusphere 2007
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Join BlackBerry experts in Walt Disney World for Lotusphere,
coming January 21-25, 2007! This is your opportunity to see first
hand how Research In Motion is continuing to support new
developments from IBM(R) Lotus(R).

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Powerful New Translation Tool from the Winner of the BlackBerry
Developer Productivity Tools Challenge Makes it Possible to
Communicate in Multiple Languages

Congratulations to Transclick Inc, the winner of the BlackBerry
Developer Productivity Tools Challenge! The Challenge was open to
independent software vendors and developers who could design a
new tool for BlackBerry users.

Find out More:
BlackBerry

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Personal Offers:


Sporty Holsters to Match Your Active Lifestyle
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These rugged sport holsters keep your BlackBerry device safe and
secure, whether you're training for your next track meet or
running late for your next meeting. Plus their designed to know
when not in use and conserve battery life.

Find out more:
BlackBerry Connection - IT Edition - October 2006


Play it Safe with Splash ID
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Keep your personal ID information safe and secure with Splash ID:
"I do not buy a lot of software for my BlackBerry[device] but
SplashID is a must have."

Buy now and save 20%! Click here to get your discount code
valid until October 31st, 2006:
BlackBerry Connection - IT Edition - October 2006


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TIPS AND TRICKS:

For IT Administrators:
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Download certificates for S/MIME to the BlackBerry device
BlackBerry Connection - IT Edition - October 2006

Control and Remove Third-Party Software Using Software Configuration
BlackBerry Connection - IT Edition - October 2006

Performance Benchmarking
BlackBerry Connection - IT Edition - October 2006



For Using Your BlackBerry Device:
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Organize Applications on the Home Screen
BlackBerry Connection - IT Edition - October 2006

Use the Application Switcher
BlackBerry Connection - IT Edition - October 2006

Use Convenience Key(s) to Launch Any Application
BlackBerry Connection - IT Edition - October 2006



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IN THE NEWS:

RIM Navigates New Direction with BlackBerry Maps
BlackBerryToday: Features: RIM Navigates New Direction with BlackBerry Maps

Verizon Wireless Launches the New BlackBerry 8703e
BlackBerry

RIM Introduces the BlackBerry Pearl
BlackBerry

T-Mobile USA and RIM Introduce the Ultra-Sleek BlackBerry Pearl
BlackBerry

Rogers Wireless and RIM Introduce the BlackBerry Pearl in Canada
BlackBerry

Dobson Cellular Systems and RIM Introduce BlackBerry 7130g in the United States
BlackBerry

For product release announcements and more:
Research In Motion


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