Research In Motion [BlackBerry] let us know today of the general availability of BlackBerry® Business Cloud Services for Microsoft Office 365. BlackBerry Business Cloud Services delivers a simple and affordable way for companies to manage BlackBerry smartphones with Microsoft® Office 365!
BlackBerry Business Cloud Services is available to Microsoft Office 365 Enterprise Plan subscribers at no extra charge! This is a secure service, hosted by RIM, directly links Microsoft® Exchange Online with BlackBerry smartphones to offer reliable, mobile access to synchronized email, calendar, contacts, tasks and memo pad. Get the full scoop here.
This is a new service for business and government organizations that extends Microsoft Exchange Online to BlackBerry® smartphones and allows customers to manage their BlackBerry deployments in the cloud. The service is available at no additional charge to current medium-sized or enterprise subscribers of the Office 365 suite or standalone Exchange Online, and works with BlackBerry smartphones on business or consumer data plans.
In November 2011, Microsoft announced that already, 40 percent of the global Interbrand list of the 100 top brands use Office 365 or related cloud productivity services from Microsoft. Combined with over 90 percent of the Fortune 500 already using BlackBerry, the announcement today provides even more convenience for the growing number of businesses using BlackBerry devices and Microsoft Office 365.