Google Apps Connector for BlackBerry Enterprise Server

Notice: We're ending support for Google Apps Connector for BlackBerry® Enterprise Server on March 5, 2015. Learn more.

Experience the benefits of Google Apps with the BlackBerry experience you are already accustomed to with the Google Apps Connector for BlackBerry Enterprise Server. By installing this software component, you integrate the Google Apps messaging suite with BlackBerry Enterprise Server, letting employees use built-in BlackBerry applications to access their Google Apps email, calendar, and contacts.

Notice: We're ending support for Google Apps Connector for BlackBerry® Enterprise Server on March 5, 2015. Learn more.

System Requirements:

BlackBerry® Enterprise Server:

  • Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP2 (U.S. English)
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Microsoft® Exchange, 5.0.3 (recommended) or 5.0.2
  • Microsoft® SQL Server 2000 SP3 or Microsoft® SQL Server 2005
  • *Microsoft Outlook® 2007 SP2 (U.S. English)

BlackBerry® Enterprise Server Express:
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP2 (U.S. English)
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server Express
  • *Microsoft Outlook® 2007 SP2 (U.S. English)

*Outlook 2007 with SP2 is currently the only supported version of Outlook. The service pack is available for download here.

Hardware Requirements:

(Recommended requirements for a server hosting up to 250 users)
   Server: 2 processor cores (2GHz or greater)
   Memory: 4GB RAM
   Disk Space: 1GB per user

See the complete system requirements for the Connector.

Hosting Support:
Support multiple Google Apps domains on a single BlackBerry® Enterprise Server. This enables our partners to offer hosted services for supporting BlackBerry devices by sharing a single BlackBerry® Enterprise Server across multiple Google Apps customers.

Learn more
Administrator and user documentation
Download the Apps Connector datasheet

Overview of features

  • Messages sent to your Gmail inbox are pushed to your BlackBerry within 60 seconds.
  • Emails read/deleted on your BlackBerry are marked as read/deleted in Gmail, and vice-versa.
  • Synchronize BlackBerry folders with labels in Gmail.
  • Search users, shared contacts, groups, calendar resources on your company domain.
  • Create, edit and respond to meetings from your native BlackBerry application with two-way synchronization between Google Calendar and your BlackBerry device.
  • View Free/Busy status of other users and resources when scheduling meetings.
  • Contacts in Gmail are automatically synchronized with your BlackBerry address book.

Version 4.6
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