IBM Debuts New BlackBerry Services

IBM has introduced the BlackBerry Client for Lotus Sametime, extending real-time collaboration from a desktop computer to a BlackBerry smartphone, including instant messaging, presence awareness, contacts, broadcasts, file transfer, click-to-call, and other features. In addition, LotusLive Meetings—a new software service in IBM's cloud-based portfolio (—will soon support the ability to participate in an online meeting on BlackBerry smartphones.