BlackBerry woes continue as corporates jump ship

As Research In Motion (Rim), the maker of BlackBerry phones, struggles to keep up with rival smartphone manufacturers, more and more of its core corporate clients are falling away.

21st April, 2012
BlackBerry woes continue as corporates jump ship
Fifteen per cent of one US company's employees traded in their BlackBerry for an iPhone (above) or Android.

As Research In Motion (Rim), the maker of BlackBerry phones, struggles to keep up with rival smartphone manufacturers, more and more of its core corporate clients are falling away.

In the US, one insurance company tells an apocryphal tale for the handset manufacturer.

As soon as Nationwide Mutual Insurance allowed its employees to use iPhones and Android smartphones for work last October, people started ditching their BlackBerrys.

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