Here we are, another day and another rumor about some company or organization dropping BlackBerry for iOS or Android. This time around it was a rumor that the Pentagon was going to be ditching their 470,000 BlackBerry devices in favor of the iPhone. As with most of these types of rumors there is now an [...]
The FBI recently had to discipline some of their employees for misconduct that stemmed from the inappropriate use of their government issued BlackBerry devices. The misconduct was outlined in a report that stated there were a “Rash of Sexting cases” where employees sent pictures and text messages that were not acceptable.
There is no doubt that BlackBerry is the popular choice amongst enterprise customers and government organizations. A fire department in France has taken to using the BlackBerry Solution to help them cope with the day-to-day operations that a fire department encounters. They are using a specialized application that was specifically designed for them, as well [...]
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM–(Marketwire – Dec. 18, 2012) – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced that the BlackBerry® 7.1 operating system has been approved for UK government use by CESG, the National Technical Authority for Information Assurance in the UK. The approval enables public sector workers to utilise the enhanced performance and rich functionality of [...]
The Irish government has announced that it will be dropping support for Blackberrys and in turn they will settle for iPhones and Android devices, according to SiliconRepublic. The switch affects Teachta Dála’s (TD’s) in the lower house of the Oireachtas (the Irish Parliament). Irish government officials government, feels that BlackBerry is no longer a cost effective [...]
Research In Motion has been offering a few glimpses at the new BlackBerry 10 to many businesses and organizations, and now they are moving on to the government previews. RIM is sending out its invitation to the BlackBerry Government Forum 2012 which will be held this November on the 7th at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier.
The Iphone will be the phone of choice for The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency. They will no longer be using Blackberries after they have ended their 8 year partnership. This is not really a surprise as other government departments are choosing other devices, but it does deliver a blow to RIM.
Mobile Link Mobile technology is changing the way government agencies operate, and CIOs face increasing IT challenges and resource demands as the mobile landscape continues to evolve. Find out what government IT leaders are saying about how BlackBerry® products and services offer the security, manageability, productivity and collaboration that their employees need to function in today’s [...]
Mobile Link Mobile technology has changed the way police forces across the country operate, but the mobile landscape is continually evolving. Tightening budgets, increasing security demands and a push for greater mobility for law enforcement personnel are making IT decisions even more challenging. Find out what law enforcement leaders are saying about how BlackBerry mobile [...]
Enterprise and Government Customers Can Save Money on BlackBerry 7 Smartphones with New “Trade-Up and Recycle Program”
WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – August 16, 2012) – A new program from Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM)(TSX: RIM) can save enterprise and government customers on the costs of upgrading to BlackBerry® 7 smartphones while also helping with the responsible recycling of old devices. RIM announced today that it is working with e-Cycle LLC to offer [...]
Slough – London, UK – May 17, 2012 – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced that CESG, the National Technical Authority for Information Assurance in the UK, has approved the BlackBerry® 7 operating system for government use. The approval enables public sector workers to utilise the enhanced performance and rich functionality [...]
RIM has taken a lot of heat recently for their lost market share in the enterprise environment. Sure there are many big business’ that have switched from issuing each employee a BlackBerry, to allowing their employees to BYOD (bring your own device) and then have it connected with the IT policies of said business. Well [...]
BlackBerry users in India can have a sigh of relief, at least a small one. Since the Indian government’s start of attempting to have complete access to all BBMs a person sends and receives, people have worried over this just how much information can actually be seen.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade has a requirement to procure 500 RIM’s “Playbook” tablets with the option to procure an additional 500 units. It is proposed to issue a contract to Research In Motion (RIM) or its designated reseller.
The Indonesian Telecommunication Body is upset with Research In Motion in an agreement that a new data center was to be built-in Indonesia, but now this data center is to be built-in Singapore instead. Indonesia government feels that they should have the data center should be established in their country. As a result Indonesian govern has threaten to stop BIS as [...]
Don’t Forget: Blackberry Mobile Fusion Multi-Platform Enterprise Solution Webcast Is Happening Today
The webcast is on at 1:00pm EST, don’t forget to sign up! The dial in is 1 (877) 261-8990.
The webcast starts at 1:00pm EST with Presenter: Alan Panezic – Vice President, Enterprise Product Management and Marketing – Research In Motion. The webcast will be on Blackberry solutions for Government and Business. He will also be answering questions.
Sydney, Australia, 1st August 2011 – Research In Motion today announced that the Defence Signals Directorate (DSD) of the Australian Government has approved the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet for use in government agencies when using its BlackBerry® Bridge™ application and connected to an approved BlackBerry smartphone. The BlackBerry PlayBook is the first tablet to be certified [...]
Research in Motion seems to be on fire with government approvals. First the PlayBook gets FIPS Government Certification & More, Russian Government may decide to Ban the iPad and now the The Defence Signals Directorate (DSD) has approved the BlackBerry PlayBook for use by Australian Governmental agencies. The DSD has strict guidelines that agency staff [...]