So far based on what we’ve seen of Blackberry 10, the platform and its accompanying devices are starting to shape up to be pretty promising, but then again without major support, RIM’s efforts could have all been naught. Well the good news for those who rooting for Blackberry 10 is that according to RIM, they have started an invitation-only testing of Blackberry 10 devices and BES (Blackberry Enterprise Service) 10, and that they are expecting about 120 companies to be participating in the testing prior to RIM taking the wraps off the platform on the 30th of January 2013.
As expected these invite-only testing has spanned across several industries along with government agencies, and that 64 of the companies are Fortune 500 companies, suggesting that there are some pretty big names who will be putting RIM’s Blackberry 10 platform and BES 10 services to the test. This is pretty good news because if RIM can convince these companies to adopt Blackberry 10, RIM will be able to establish a pretty sizeable user base in a relatively short amount of time. Perhaps this is what they need to keep Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform at bay while they work their way up to compete with iOS and Android.
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