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Pfizer's Prescription For BlackBerry-Using Employees: IPhone And Android

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November 15, 2013 AT 3:25 AM
Interim CEO John Chen says BlackBerry isn’t dwelling on the past, but looking to the future . Unfortunately for the languishing smartphone maker, some of its big clients are doing the same, even in spite of Blackberry's new products. Other companies, like Pfizer, are responding to the uncertainty around Blackberry's business by beginning to phase out its devices entirely. In a recent memo to employees , Pfizer — one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies — told the BlackBerry users among them to switch to an iPhone or Android handset when their wireless contract next permits an upgrade, due to BlackBerry’s “volatile state.”