RIM BlackBerry 10 Gets Government Security Clearance - InformationWeek
IoT
IoT
Comments
RIM BlackBerry 10 Gets Government Security Clearance
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
wht
50%
50%
wht,
User Rank: Strategist
12/5/2012 | 7:28:29 PM
re: RIM BlackBerry 10 Gets Government Security Clearance
Eric Z always has a Microsoft or Blackberry product failing or being late to market. Take his articles as opinion more than facts. In general, usually a negative or downer tone in his writings, laced with few important details you can really believe in, and as many hard to take seriously.
Eric Z
50%
50%
Eric Z,
User Rank: Apprentice
11/8/2012 | 6:50:49 PM
re: RIM BlackBerry 10 Gets Government Security Clearance
Thanks for your feedback, but I have to disagree. I've spoken directly to wireless network operators many times about their certification process. They consistently tell me 120 to 160 days to certify devices.

Yes, RIM has always said Q1, but I have doubts they'll make it. Carrier testing isn't the only hurdle BB10 has to clear before devices go on sale. At best, carriers will clear the devices to run in early February. They still have to pass FCC testing. I suggested April in my story because I am not confident RIM can meet its stated goals. Not meant to be a fact, just a pragmatic view of RIM's progress.
kidrock
50%
50%
kidrock,
User Rank: Apprentice
11/8/2012 | 6:42:10 PM
re: RIM BlackBerry 10 Gets Government Security Clearance
A few errors in your story:

1 RIM has alsways stated that product will launch 1st Quarter 2013. You indicated March.....and it could be as early Jan or Feb. They have never stated April.

2.Carrier testing takes 60-90 days (2-3 months...not 3-4 months).

RIM is set to make a comeback with BB10.
byurcan100
50%
50%
byurcan100,
User Rank: Apprentice
11/8/2012 | 5:49:12 PM
re: RIM BlackBerry 10 Gets Government Security Clearance
Good news for BlackBerry fans, of which I am one.


How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security Enterprise
How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security Enterprise
To learn more about what organizations are doing to tackle attacks and threats we surveyed a group of 300 IT and infosec professionals to find out what their biggest IT security challenges are and what they're doing to defend against today's threats. Download the report to see what they're saying.
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial Services
IT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Archived InformationWeek Radio
Join us for a roundup of the top stories on InformationWeek.com for the week of November 6, 2016. We'll be talking with the InformationWeek.com editors and correspondents who brought you the top stories of the week to get the "story behind the story."
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.
Flash Poll