Unleash the apps - entering the third era of enterprise mobility
Most of us are familiar with BlackBerry, formerly Research in Motion; a technology giant that dominated the mobility mountain for nearly a decade, only to come crashing down as hundreds of millions of iPhones and Android devices entered the enterprise. But the rise and fall of BB is just the opening act. There is a far more fascinating drama playing out within enterprise mobility today.
Samsung and BlackBerry are secure enough for Pentagon - but not Apple?
In a strange turn of events, the Pentagon has authorised BlackBerry (whose security was possibly questioned by the UK government) and Android-based manufacturer Samsung’s devices for use in the Department of Defense; but left Apple’s iPhone in question.
Is BlackBerry CEO right to question long term tablet future?
BlackBerry chief exec Thorsten Heins, in an interview at the Milken Institute Conference in Los Angeles, has questioned the long term potential of the tablet, stating they are “not a good business model”. But is he right, in terms of the enterprise space?
BlackBerry denies reports BB10 is unfit for government use
Not all stories are the same of course, but every so often there comes a story based on a story that never was. This turned out to be the case when The Guardian published an article on March 19 (now removed, so clicking the link will only lead you to a 404) headlined “BlackBerry software ruled not safe enough for essential government work”.
Is Samsung going to make an enhanced enterprise play at MWC?
A research note from brokerage firm Detwiler Fenton has suggested that Samsung is looking further at an enterprise push following the release of BlackBerry 10 at the end of January. The note reads: “Our latest smartphone checks indicate that Samsung is making an aggressive push into the enterprise segment and it has BlackBerry’s enterprise and SMB business in its cross-hairs.
Can BlackBerry 10 claw it back in the enterprise?
The launch of BlackBerry 10 had been a long time coming. After missing various deadlines – including the lucrative Christmas market last year – the launch of BB10 became arguably the big tech event of early 2013.
RIM takes a hit in the enterprise, says iPass
BlackBerry smartphones lose market share in the enterprise, and nobody wants to use a PlayBook – despite research stating it’s the best BYOD tablet.
RIM’s enterprise developer roadshow is on its way
Research in Motion is holding a series of enterprise developer workshops across the globe in order to give some momentum to BB10 in the build up to the system’s release.
BlackBerry PlayBook best tablet for BYOD, says Context
A recent paper from Context Information Security has predicted that the BlackBerry PlayBook will be the best tablet for a bring your own device (BYOD) strategy.
RIM "not in a death slide" - But what are its options?
As RIM’s CEO Thorsten Heins was forced to defend the ailing Blackberry maker once again this week, insisting the company was not in “in a death spiral”, it’s worth looking at some of the facts and asking, what’s next for RIM?