August 10, 2012 (Bloomberg) – Research In Motion Ltd.’s enterprise-services unit has attracted the interest of IBM, according to two people familiar with the situation.

IBM made an informal approach about possibly acquiring the division, which operates a network of secure servers used to support RIM’s BlackBerry devices, said one of the people, who asked not to be named because the matter is private. The business may be valued at $1.5 billion to $2.5 billion depending on the mix of assets included, according to Berenberg Bank.

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