That is good news for me since our doctors are now increasingly dependant on crackberry's.
A major difference between RIM and it's competitors (iPhone, Microsoft Mobile) is it's ability to track the PIN number of the smart phone between tower/carriers and deliver messages when they arrive rather than having the phone constantly ping the carrier. The result is 1/2 the bandwidth use, longer batter life and lower maintenance costs. For a fantastic discussion of how each technology manages email, video and communications click here.
Other highlights of the report are:
• BlackBerry will remain the dominant player in mobile platform deployments by a substantial
margin with 65.5% now, falling slightly to 59.3% in 3 years.
• Windows Mobile will gain in importance over the next 3 years, increasing from 22.5% to 28.6%
• Apple’s iPhone will be important to 16% of companies in 3 years
• Google’s Android will garner a relatively small 4.8% in 3 years, behind Palm (9.1%), Linux
(6.1%) and Nokia (5.6%).