Information Technology Services

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Blackberry: What is the difference between BIS and BES?

Staff Faculty

Blackberry Internet Service (BIS)

  • Self-management of inbox
  • Push e-mail /every 15 min
  • Contacts, appointments and tasks synched manually via USB
  • Attachment- supported
  • Deleted Messages: from device only

Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES)

  • Real-time wireless synchronization of email, calendar, tasks and contacts
  • Messages are encryption (triple data encryption Triple DES)
  • ITS Administrator to auto-erase in case of theft? Admin have central control over devices- can deactivate them or they are stolen.
  • Deleted Messages: Can be deleted from both device and server
  • Wireless Calendar Synchronization
  • Folder Management
  • Attachment-supported