IBM announced a couple of days ago that the software and services from IBM will work smarter with the new BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0. Blackberry users will be able to read documents without any laptop with the help of IBM Symphony word processing software, the new BlackBerry Client for Lotus Sametime instant messaging, and the new native BlackBerry Client for Lotus Connections. The blackberry client for Lotus Sametime collaborates in real time from the desktop computer to the BlackBerry smartphone,that includes instant messaging (IM), presence awareness, contacts, broadcasts, file transfer, click-to-call etc.
The combination of voice-over-IP with presence awareness via IBM Lotus Sametime and corporate network and wireless routing with the BlackBerry Bold smartphone makes the landlines outdated. If instant messages aren’t fast enough, you can use the click-and -call feature.
Also, LotusLive Meetings a new cloud based software service from IBM will provide the facility for on line meeting if you are blackberry user. You can have audio and Web conferencing with the help of 3G network.
Additionally, BlackBerry Client for Lotus Connections will help HRD departments manage an increasingly mobile workforce through social networks with blogs, activities, communities and tag clouds. Now, employees can form communities adding new contacts at conferences and other meetings while inventorying skills and expertise in the process.
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“With nearly a decade of experience supporting over 130,000 BlackBerry smartphone users in more than 15 countries, IBM has seen a shift in customer requirements to mobilize teams beyond email on their smartphones to mobile applications that drive collaboration and group productivity,” said Dan Papes, general manager, IBM Mobile Enterprise Services. “We are delighted with the new manageability and high availability features of BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 and the market-leading security that it brings to the Lotus software interactions that take place on BlackBerry smartphones.”