Long time Research in Motion partner Consilient today announced that it plans to compete head-to-head against the BlackBerry.

This is an aggressive move for the 6 year BlackBerry partner that currently only has 20,000 subscribers compared to the 4.5 to 5 million estimated BlackBerry users out there, however, Consilient has something going for them… Their software, simply called Consilient Push is dirt cheap coming in at $3 to $5 per user. This is a mere 10% for what comparable BlackBerry Service costs.

Consilient Push allows corporate and POP email to flow directly to popular mobile phones. Users get secure, easy access to personal and corporate data using a solution that has been built using the latest P-IMAP and OMA Data Synchronization standards.

Via Businessweek Online

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