10-07-2004, 08:59 AM
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[2004-10-07] SRA and RIM in US Governement Alliance
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International, Inc. (NYSE: SRX), a leading provider of information technology
services and solutions to U.S. federal government organizations, today
announced an alliance with Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM) (Toronto:
RIM) to provide implementation services for the BlackBerry(R) wireless
platform to government clients. BlackBerry enables wireless access to time-
sensitive information such as e-mail, back-end data applications, and voice-
SRA and RIM are working together to deliver comprehensive BlackBerry
solutions for clients across the federal government. SRA provides a broad
range of services including wireless consulting, security planning,
implementation, application development, and integration services.
For example, SRA and RIM have implemented over 4,000 BlackBerry Wireless
Handhelds(TM) at the National Institutes of Health, the world's leading
medical research center. SRA services included integration planning and system
implementation for BlackBerry and the company currently provides administrator
and end-user training. The implementation of BlackBerry has enabled medical
personnel and researchers to quickly receive and respond to time-sensitive
messages and alerts.