iPhones Chipping Away at BlackBerry Enterprise Stronghold

By , CIO |  Consumerization of IT, BlackBerry, BYOD

Case-in-point: When a sweeping wireless carrier contract came up for renewal last summer, tech distributor Ingram Micro chose to end the contract and turn its optional BYOD smartphone into a mandate. VMware also enacted a BYOD smartphone mandate that is similar to Ingram Micro's.

In both cases, BlackBerries were displaced in favor of iPhones.

Tom Kaneshige covers Apple and Consumerization of IT for CIO.com. Follow Tom on Twitter @kaneshige. Follow everything from CIO.com on Twitter @CIOonline and on Facebook. Email Tom at tkaneshige@cio.com

Read more about consumer it in CIO's Consumer IT Drilldown.


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