Summary and Info
Installation and Administration Understand BlackBerry Enterprise Server architectureInstall and configure a BlackBerry Enterprise ServerImplement administrative policies for BlackBerry devicesSecure and plan for disaster recovery of your server This book describes the installation, configuration, and administration of BlackBerry Enterprise Server for Microsoft Exchange, with background information on the BlackBerry architecture, security, and disaster recovery planning. Written by mobile and wireless technology experts, this book provides a straightforward approach to setting up your first BlackBerry Enterprise Server, provisioning users and devices, and implementing administrative techniques. In Detail BlackBerry Enterprise Server is a platform that extends corporate messaging and collaboration services to BlackBerry devices, supports management and administration of those devices, and also supports deployment of third-party applications on the BlackBerry device platform. BlackBerry Enterprise Server supports a variety of messaging platforms, including Microsoft Exchange, IBM Lotus Domino, and Novell GroupWise. This book focuses on BlackBerry Enterprise Server for Microsoft Exchange, providing detailed information on planning and implementing a BlackBerry Enterprise Server deployment. The basics of installing BlackBerry Enterprise Server are familiar for most administrators, but the server is infinitely configurable and contains extended administration features. This book contains background information on these features to help you get the most out of your environment, picking up where the manufacturer's documentation leaves off. If you are new to BlackBerry Enterprise Server, this is the perfect guide to help with your planning and deployment. What you will learn from this book? This book will give you the following knowledge and skills: Understanding of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server architectureInstruction on preparing for and installing BlackBerry Enterprise ServerDetails on provisioning users, user groups and devicesAn overview of the IT policies that can be enforced for users and devicesDirections on configuring BlackBerry device software updates and third-party application deploymentsBackground information on security and disaster planning for BlackBerry Enterprise Server Approach The book combines a clear factual information with easy-to-use step-by-step instructions. There are chapters with background information on the architecture and features of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, and chapters with specific installation and configuration instructions. This combined approach gives you the knowledge to make the best implementation decisions for your environment. Who this book is written for? This book is written for IT professionals and network administrators who need to implement a BlackBerry Enterprise Server. The text assumes basic familiarity with Microsoft Windows Server administration, but provides detailed instructions for administrators with varying levels of experience.