RIM has started rolling out the private beta for BlackBerry Enterprise Application Middleware (BEAM) 1.0. BEAM is middleware that simplifies the development of mobile enterprise applications for BlackBerry. BEAM includes the following features:
- Mobilizes data sources inside or outside an enterprise
- Gives developers easy access to back-end data systems via familiar interfaces
- Empowers business end-users with real-time, seamless access to major application suite data
With BEAM, you lower development time and cost associated with building B2E, B2B or B2C applications on BlackBerry. To sign up for the beta, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate you’re interested in participating in the BEAM 1.0 beta.