Just a quick update for those of you that were experiencing BIS issues this morning. The issue was not on RIM's end. Here is the official statement from RIM regarding the issue:

RIM Statement – November 7, 2011:There was a global Internet issue this morning that impacted a number of Internet Service Providers (ISP) around the world. RIM’s BlackBerry Infrastructure was not impacted however, some customers may have experienced delays with their ISP. RIM continues to monitor the situation.
So carry on folks looks like we are good to go. As always please report any outages you are experiencing.