Google announced today the release of Google Apps Connector 1.5 for BES.

“With Google Apps Connector for BES version 1.5, large businesses can
now support 500 BlackBerry devices per server, double the previous
number. This lets them serve more users with fewer servers.

businesses get more flexibility too. The Apps Connector now supports
BlackBerry Professional Software, which is designed for up to 30
BlackBerry smartphones. We’ve also made it possible for a single
BlackBerry Enterprise Server to serve users in multiple Google Apps
domains, enabling low cost hosting services to be offered by our
hosting partners.

Overview of features

  • Messages sent to your Gmail inbox are pushed to your BlackBerry within 60 seconds.
  • Emails read/deleted on your BlackBerry are marked as read/deleted in Gmail, and vice-versa.
  • Synchronize BlackBerry folders with labels in Gmail.
  • Search for email addresses and phone numbers of other users on your company domain.
  • View
    your Google Calendar schedule on your native BlackBerry application,
    with one-way synchronization from Google Calendar to your BlackBerry
  • Contacts in Gmail are automatically synchronized with your BlackBerry address book. 

Interested in Google Apps Connector? Check it out here.