[outages] News item: Blackberry services down worldwide

Phil Regnauld regnauld at nsrc.org
Wed Oct 12 17:40:49 CDT 2011


Joe Abley (jabley) writes:
> 
> > 	This is not the case for corporate customers with dedicated servers,
> > 	AFAIU.
> 
> I'm no expert, but my understanding is that at some/most/all traffic between handhelds and a BES, carried from the handheld device through a cellular network, still flows through RIM.

	Correct - they need to transit at some point through the RIM servers.

	http://www.interworks.com/blogs/wlyles/2010/01/14/why-rim-outage-affects-users-corporate-bes

	That's just wrong on so many levels.

	Cheers,
	Phil



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