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Mobile High-Security Alternatives for BlackBerry Users

Published: 04 November 2013

ID: G00258343

Analyst(s): Dionisio Zumerle , John Girard


While BlackBerry continues to offer the most secure choice among smartphones, companies with high-security needs are looking to implement and evolve non-BlackBerry platforms. Three approaches provide IT and business leaders immediate or near-term choices.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Weigh the Current Situation
  • Consider Critical Decision Factors
    • Time Frame
    • Certifications and Compliance Standards
    • Workstyle Requirements
  • Choose Alternate Security Technologies for the Immediate, Near and Long Term
    • Platform Priorities, in Order of Ease of Security Management

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