BlackBerry Announcements Require Enterprises to Take Action



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News that BlackBerry had nearly $1 billion in unsold phones and may become a private company leaves clients asking whether they should stay with the platform or move on. Use our research to determine your short- and long-term risks and prepare for change.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
  • Impacts and Recommendations
    • IT and business leaders are looking for alternatives; an August 2013 Gartner survey showed only 9% of users at organizations expect to be on BlackBerry by 2016, compared to 24% today
    • Increasing uncertainty for clients is being driven by BlackBerry's intention to cut staff by 40% and potentially be taken private
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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