Research In Motion has announced the release of BlackBerry Mobile Fusion Service Pack 1, which provides additional features for both iOS-based devices and BlackBerry PlayBook tablets. Organizations managing iOS devices will see enhancements in the configuration of Wi-Fi, VPN and ActiveSync service across devices, and the ability to manage the distribution of apps.

The update also prepares organizations for managing BlackBerry PlayBook tablets with an upcoming update of the PlayBook OS. Once released as a free software update for PlayBook tablets, organizations with BlackBerry Mobile Fusion Service Pack 1 will benefit from features including Over The Air enrollment and configuration of devices, full device encryption and certificate-based authentication with Microsoft Exchange. With the release of Service Pack 1, RIM is expanding the availability of BlackBerry Mobile Fusion to an additional 37 countries for a total of 81 countries.

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For more information on Mobile Fusion Service Pack 1, see this post on the BlackBerry business blog.