System requirements: BlackBerry MVS




  • rack-mount chassis with redundant power supplies
  • Intel® Xeon® Dual Core 3.0 GHz (or better) processor
  • 2 GB RAM or more (4 GB recommended)
  • two or more 146 GB (or more) hot-swap drives that are configured as RAID 1 or better: logical drive with 60 GB primary partition, and an extended partition that spans the remainder of the drive’s capacity (configured as the C: drive and D: drive)
  • DVD drive 24x or faster
  • dual on-board NIC
  • one available PCI-X slot
  • Intel® PRO/1000 MT Dual Port Server Adapter (P/N: PWLA8492MT) for voice network traffic

operating system

Windows Server® 2003 R2 SP2 Standard or Enterprise

database management system

Microsoft® SQL Server® 2005 SP2 Standard or Enterprise enabled for both Windows authentication and Microsoft SQL Server authentication

BlackBerry® Enterprise Server

  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for IBM® Lotus® Domino® version 4.1 SP5 or later
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Microsoft® Exchange version 4.1 SP5 or later
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise® version 4.1 SP5 or later


Microsoft® Internet Explorer® version 6.0 or 7.0 with JavaScript® turned on

notification messages

SMTP address for email notification messages

BlackBerry device

Any of the following BlackBerry devices:
  • BlackBerry® 8700 Series
  • BlackBerry® 8800 Series
  • BlackBerry® Bold™ 9000 smartphone
  • BlackBerry® Curve™ 8300 Series
  • BlackBerry® Curve™ 8900 smartphone
  • BlackBerry® Pearl™ 8100 Series
  • BlackBerry® Pearl™ 8220 smartphone
  • BlackBerry® Storm™ Series

BlackBerry® Device Software

BlackBerry Device Software version 4.2.1 or later

wireless service plan

  • data
  • voice or phone

PDF file viewer

Adobe®Reader® version 5.0 or later


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