IM Cloud-based Service for Office 365Presentation Transcript
Coming in late 2011 . . .a new cloud-basedservice that will makeOffice 365 available toBlackBerry® users . . .
. . . providing the best experience forBlackBerry users of Office 365
BlackBerry Cloud-basedService for Office 365 • Starting at $0 per user per month* • Pre-release is expected to be available in mid 2011 • General availability is targeted for late 2011** * Requires purchase of BlackBerry Enterprise Data plan** Existing Hosted BlackBerry for Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) – Standard customers will be offered the opportunity to transition to the new service by this time
Enhancements • Ability to securely manage BlackBerry deployments online with mobile device management capabilities and IT policy settings • Self-service functions for end users to manage and secure their own BlackBerry devices online • Integrated single sign-on experience Hosted, licensed between Office 365 and the and supported Research In Motion® (RIM®)-hosted by RIM BlackBerry enterprise service
An Extension of the Trusted BlackBerry Solution • Secure and reliable BlackBerry email and messaging • Based on the market- leading BlackBerry® Enterprise Server
Moving Forward • Existing customers with Hosted BlackBerry for Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) – Standard will be offered the opportunity to transition to RIMs new BlackBerry cloud-based service for Office 365 at the time RIMs service becomes generally available • Microsoft® and RIM are working together on migration from Microsofts Hosted BlackBerry Service for BPOS – Standard to RIMs cloud-based BlackBerry service • We expect to be able to share plans well in advance of customer migration and as a part of the Office 365 transition package from Microsoft
Interim Price ChangeExisting Hosted BlackBerry Service for BusinessProductivity Online Suite ( BPOS ) – Standard • Microsoft will change the price of the existing Hosted BlackBerry for Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) – Standard to $0 per user per month* • Partners should meet with Microsoft and RIM to review the partner experienceNOTE: Date and details of price change for Hosted BlackBerry for Business Productivity OnlineSuite (BPOS) – Standard are based on an agreement between RIM and Microsoft; Microsoft willprovide full details on this price change to their customers and channel partners* Requires purchase of BlackBerry Enterprise Data plan