Friday, June 25, 2010

Opening New Fronts in Smartphone Turf War -

Impressive numbers

Research In Motion Ltd.'s BlackBerry has long been the standard-issue smartphone for businesses, largely because RIM made it easy for corporate technology departments to manage and secure its devices. Information-technology professionals dismissed the iPhone as a toy, and many banned it from their companies outright.


But while BlackBerrys are still the most popular corporate device, with 70% of IT departments currently supporting the gadget, about 29% of businesses now support the iPhone, up from 17% last year and none in 2007 when the iPhone first launched, according to Forrester Research.

Opening New Fronts in Smartphone Turf War -

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