The Latest in IT Security

Even the White House may drop BlackBerry for Android

22
Mar
2014

In addition to not doing too well in the consumer market, BlackBerry may be in danger of losing some precious business and government contracts in the future. One of BlackBerry’s most faithful customers is exploring other options, The Wall Street Journal reports, with Android smartphones from Samsung and LG being currently tested by the White House’s internal technology team and the White House Communication Agency, which is a military unit in charge of the President’s communications. However, BlackBerry devices will not be replaced immediately, as Android smartphones are in their early test stages, with any possible deployment still “months away.” It’s not clear what Android handsets are being tested at this time, but the Defense Department has confirmed the trials.

Comments are closed.

Categories

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2019
WHITE PAPERS

Mission-Critical Broadband – Why Governments Should Partner with Commercial Operators:
Many governments embrace mobile network operator (MNO) networks as ...

ARA at Scale: How to Choose a Solution That Grows With Your Needs:
Application release automation (ARA) tools enable best practices in...

The Multi-Model Database:
Part of the “new normal” where data and cloud applications are ...

Featured

Archives

Latest Comments

Social Networks