Palm, RIM Sign Licensing Deal

By Carmen Nobel  |  Posted 2005-10-24

As expected, Palm and research In Motion last week announced plans to let Palms Treo 650 smart phones connect to push-based e-mail and calendar synchronization software on a BlackBerry server. Through RIMs BlackBerry Connect licensing program, connectivity with a BlackBerry server will be an option on Palms VersaMail e-mail client, officials said.

The Treo 650, which runs PalmSources Palm OS, already supports remote e-mail access software from Good Technology, Visto, Intellisync and Seven Networks, but RIM is the market leader in the space.

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