The two companies, both rivals and partners, reported earnings and strategy last week, as a bit of Jobs/Gates history repeats itself.
A look back at a few years worth of data shows more complexity, consolidation and devices, but not much more mobility which is still quite immature in the enterprise.
Microsoft is getting mobile ready with Nokia, plus more on Motorola and earnings for the industry last week.
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Another big acquisition, along with investments in emerging technology and earnings reports—here's the mobile happenings from last week.
Several leading Canadian customers are deploying BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 (BES10).
Zebra expands its enterprise reach, while Motorola Solutions divests part of its business that is increasingly being run out by consumer devices.
Justifying the addition of another device to the mobile stack became a challenge as the popularity of tablets grew, along with the adaptability and appropriateness for the field. Now, there is no question. Tablets are here to stay and they are enabling the business more than ever.
An effort to move forward sees BlackBerry looking back to its enterprise roots and a new "classic" device. Here's what CEO John Chen and President, Global Enterprise Services, John Sims says about the new strategy.
MDM is out. MAM is moving to EMM, but on the mobile treadmill, this new way of approaching mobility might already be old.