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March 21, 2005 04:00 ET

RIM To Host Fourth Annual Wireless Enterprise Symposium




MARCH 21, 2005 - 04:00 ET

RIM To Host Fourth Annual Wireless Enterprise Symposium

Enterprise Customers, Analysts and Industry Leaders to Meet In Orlando
on April 19-21

WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 21, 2005) - Research In Motion

The fourth annual Wireless Enterprise Symposium will take place in
Orlando, Florida on April 19-21, 2005. The symposium is extended by one
additional day this year to help customers keep up with the broadening
scope of wireless enterprise technologies and opportunities. This unique
conference offers incredible educational and networking opportunities
for IT professionals and business executives responsible for developing
and implementing wireless enterprise strategies and solutions.

Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) is hosting Wireless
Enterprise Symposium 2005, which will be co-sponsored by industry
leaders from across the mobile spectrum including Motorola, Nortel
Networks,, SAP, Cingular Wireless, Nextel, Sprint,
T-Mobile Verizon Wireless, METAmessage, Sybase, Televigation and many
more. No other forum offers such a focused and complete agenda with
important opportunities to engage industry experts, wireless carriers,
device manufacturers, software vendors and multi-platform solution

Wireless Enterprise Symposium 2005 offers a broad array of keynote
speakers, general sessions, technical seminars, case studies,
demonstrations, exhibits, training, labs and workshops. The conference
will provide education and high-impact content at both the strategic and
hands-on levels. This year's conference will focus on bringing
organizations the knowledge, tools and contacts needed to plan,
implement and administrate an effective wireless strategy throughout the

In addition to guest speakers from RIM and its co-sponsors, leading
industry analysts will present their insights including: Shiv Bakhshi,
Director, Mobile Network Infrastructure for IDC; Jack Gold, Vice
President Infrastructure Strategies for META Group; Chris Lewis,
Enterprise Practice Leader for Ovum; and Robin Simpson, Research
Director for Gartner. Lawrence Bossidy, best-selling author and former
CEO of Honeywell is also scheduled to present a special keynote address.

Wireless Enterprise Symposium 2005 features three tracks with a choice
of more than 50 sessions to enable attendees to customize and maximize
their learning opportunities.

Designing and Managing Wireless Architectures

Build the knowledge needed to plan, implement and administer wireless
solutions. The sessions in this special track for administrators will
focus on building a solid foundation of technical knowledge.

Developing Wireless Applications that Mobilize the Enterprise

Dive into detailed technical sessions that will show attendees how to
develop and deploy new applications, maintain and extend existing
applications and integrate applications with each other. Learn how to
use the BlackBerry platform to leverage investments in existing
applications and systems.

Creating Goal-Oriented Wireless Strategies

Sharpen the vision of the wireless future. The sessions in this track
feature top industry experts and analysts that will discuss the process
involved in planning a wireless strategy that satisfies short-term goals
and positions organizations to take advantage of new developments in the

For more information about Wireless Enterprise Symposium 2005, visit

About Research In Motion (RIM)

Research In Motion is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of
innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications
market. Through the development of integrated hardware, software and
services that support multiple wireless network standards, RIM provides
platforms and solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive
information including email, phone, SMS messaging, Internet and
intranet-based applications. RIM technology also enables a broad array
of third party developers and manufacturers to enhance their products
and services with wireless connectivity to data. RIM's portfolio of
award-winning products, services and embedded technologies are used by
thousands of organizations around the world and include the
BlackBerry® wireless platform, the RIM Wireless Handheld™ product
line, software development tools, radio-modems and software/hardware
licensing agreements. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario,
RIM operates offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. RIM is
listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq:RIMM) and the Toronto Stock
Exchange (TSX:RIM). For more information, visit or

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