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How IT Views RIM's Future: Exclusive Research

IT professionals have strong feelings about RIM, its products, and its plight. But the real issue is end user device preference.
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Though survey respondents are resigned to the need to support other phones, most aren't looking to dump either BlackBerry phones or the BlackBerry Enterprise Server. Only about a third say they're looking to create RIM-free environment, while the rest are willing to support the BlackBerry as long as someone in their organization uses the phones. Only a small handful see RIM use continuing as it is. We're willing to bet that a good fraction of those people have particular security needs, such as many government sector users.

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2/4/2012 | 5:24:04 PM
re: How IT Views RIM's Future: Exclusive Research
It is understandable the situation RIM faces now because RIM is a real singer, but Apple or Google is a pop star. Of course pop star has more audiences, but we'll know a real singer has better taste and style. 80% more people don't have professional knowledge to the electronic devices.
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