We first heard that Google Apps Connector for BlackBerry Enterprise Server was in beta testing back in May and it looks like Google is just about ready to release it to organizations using Google Apps Premier Edition and Education Edition in August.

Google Apps Connector for BES includes the following features:

  • Messages sent to your Gmail inbox are pushed to your BlackBerry within 60 seconds.
  • Emails read/deleted on your BlackBerry are marked as read/deleted in Gmail, and vice-versa.
  • Synchronize BlackBerry folders with labels in Gmail.
  • Search for email addresses and phone numbers of other users on your company domain.
  • View your Google Calendar schedule on your native BlackBerry application, with one-way synchronization from Google Calendar to your BlackBerry device.
  • Contacts in Gmail are automatically synchronized with your BlackBerry address book.

You can get more information about Google Connector for BES by submitting your contact information here.