The BlackBerry System Layer

The tests mapped to this layer report the overall health of each of the following BES components/services:

  • The BlackBerry Router, which transmits all data to handheld
  • The BlackBerry MDS, which provides connectivity between BlackBerry SmartPhones and enterprise applications
  • The BlackBerry message-handling services, which handle the mail traffic to and from the handheld device
  • The BlackBerry SRP (Server Routing Protocol) host, which provides BES with information related to the location of handheld devices
  • The BlackBerry Email System, which ensures that the status of messages on the user desktop and on the user handheld are in sync

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Figure 1 : The tests mapped to the BlackBerry System layer