‘Blackberry’ is a proprietary technology of RIM (Research In Motion). This is a special kind of email server designed to support access to email over mobile phone networks using handheld devices and specially equipped mobile phones. The initial success of the Blackberry means that several other suppliers are entering this marketplace.
Blackberry servers can sit alongside traditional email servers providing an effective way for people to work with email while on the move without needing laptops or special communications equipment.
Careful use of such handheld technologies can be a real boon for those users away from the office – but do remember to switch off your device when you do not need to access your email.
Further details on the Blackberry device can be found here:
Research in Motion
Other devices called “smart phones” can enable you to pick up and respond to emails on a mobile telephone. These are also useful when travelling on holiday as you can use them discretely to check for important messages.
Setting up such a solution should not cost too much, but prices will vary so you will need to speak to a device supplier.
Accessing email remotely
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