Near the middle of the month it began circulating that the that the United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration was dropping the Blackberry in favour of the Apple iPhone within their IT Department.
Now, according to Politico, the US department of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms will be also switching to the Apple iPhone for the reasons described below:
Video streaming, GPS capability, capabilities, the camera … a variety of things…Yes, these things exist on BlackBerrys, but in terms of ease of use and adaptability of the devices, the iPhones are the more functional and compelling use case.
It is no doubt that Blackberry is seeing some tough times with the increasing popularity of the iPhone in the enterprise sector. Thus, one cannot help but wonder what BlackBerry must be thinking right now, and of course what they plan to do to ensure their continued survival…