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Monday, 30 September 2013 21:41

Gartner's advice is to get rid of the BlackBerry

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Gartner, a leading IT research firm issued an analysis of the company's BlackBerry. They recommended to all BlackBerry enterprise users, to find an alternative devices and service within six months. Recommendation comes a few days after the BlackBerry has announced details of a poor handset sales and expected losses of $965 million in the second quarter of this year.

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We heard a great story this morning surrounding the Samsung V Apple case. So far we have counted four sites that have repeated the analysis that takes massive liberties with data and also blurs the lines between the words “shipped” and sold. As we all know every quarter companies like IDC and Gartner release their estimates based on the number of units shipped to through the channel. They do this for most devices and are used to help predict growth and also to help investors. These reports us classify shipments in the following way “Shipments include shipments to distribution channels or end users. OEM sales are counted under the vendor/brand under which they are sold” this makes them somewhat unreliable to say the least.

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