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  • New Mobile Device Manager can remotely provision and control Windows Mobile smartphones.

    Taking aim at Research In Motion's commanding lead in the business smartphone market, Microsoft last week introduced a server for managing and securing Windows Mobile devices.

    Microsoft's System Center Mobile Device Manager becomes a direct competitor of RIM's BlackBerry Enterprise Server, used by IT departments to manage all those BlackBerrys being toted by managers and other employees. BlackBerrys represent about 70% of the enterprise smartphone market, according to Yankee Group, while smartphones running Microsoft's Windows Mobile operating system account for about 15%.

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    Saturday, October 27, 2007 9:33 AM

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