Research in Motion’s BlackBerry Enterprise Server ranked third when compared to 5 other mobile messaging gateways by Network Computing.  The Real-World Lab comparison awarded points in six different categories on a scale of 1.5 to 4.5.  The  categories were:

  1. Client Configuration and Management
  2. Device and Platform Support
  3. End User Experience
  4. Server and Configuration Management
  5. Cost
  6. Performance

BlackBerry Enterprise Server finished third with total score of 3.90, behind second place finisher Intellisync with a score of 4.0, and first place finisher GoodLink 4.0 with a score of 4.10.

Other entrants in the comparison were Surewave Mobile Office, Seven Networks Server 6.0, and OneBridge Mobile Groupware 4.2