by Al Sacco

BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) v5.0 Service Pack 2 (SP2) Details Leak Ahead of Release

Jun 10, 2010
MobileSmall and Medium Business

Leaked documents reveal a number of purported new features and enhancements within RIM’s upcoming BES 5.0 SP2 software.

Just days after BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) released official maintenance updates for its BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) service pack 1 (SP1) software for Microsoft Exchange and IBM Lotus Domino, details on the next major BES release, SP2, have hit the Web.

Image of Leaked BES 5.0 SP2 Documents
Image of Leaked BES 5.0 SP2 Documents

Posted on Polish webstite, the reported BES 5.0 SP2 specifications reveal quite a bit of information about the upcoming BES software, including the fact that it will reportedly support three new platforms (Windows Server 2008 R2; SQL Server 2008 R2; MS Hyper-V 2008). BES 5.0 SP2 will also supposedly support higher message “pre-population” limits, so new BES activations should pull in 30 days worth or users’ past messages, up to 3000 messages.

Unfortunately, it’s still unclear exactly when RIM plans to release BES 5.0 SP2 to the BlackBerry masses. But the leaked information ought to satisfy the curiosity of some of you eager BlackBerry administrators.

Pop on over to for additional details. (Link is to English version of the Polish post, via Google Translate.) via BerryReview