BlackBerrys withering on the corporate vine
Back in 2010 - heck, even last year - news that a major global corporation had ditched BlackBerry as its chief communication gadget would have come as a shock to the system. Instead, that an employer with some 4,500 BlackBerry-toting workers will soon be using iPhone is just the latest in a monumental business shift away from the RIM device.
In fact, according to a recent survey, more than 90 per cent of Fortune 500 companies are now testing or deploying iPhones and iPads among their workforces. Who is the above company that's abandoning BlackBerry, and what other businesses are leaving RIM's ubiquitous handheld not just for Apple but also smartphones powered by Android and Windows? Click through to find the companies and organizations today that are ditching BlackBerry.
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