Cingular, as far as I know, has a state contract with the state of
Florida that "gives" out the BES for free. The "gives" involves signing
a contract with Cingular and some other things. You might want to check
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From: Campus Computer Coordinators [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf
Of Sean Cohen
Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2005 11:57 AM
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Subject: Blackberry Enterprise Server
Our division currently uses Extended Systems OneBridge for our mobile
synchronization needs. I must admit, that this software has worked
for us in conjunction with our fleet of PalmOne Treo devices.
Using onebridge with a blackberry however, leaves something to be
I have been looking into the cost of Blackberry Enterprise Server and
like to get feedback from any of you that may have experience with the
The plethora of enhancements the software adds for the devices seems
fantastic, but the $1500, 5 license small business package seems pricey.
Not to mention the $3000 single license Full edition price.
Any pointers to educational discounts would be appreciated!