Standard Chartered drops Blackberry for iPhone


Standard Chartered drops Blackberry for iPhone

Karl Flinders

British bank Standard Chartered is moving its staff from the Blackberry to the iPhone, according to reports.

Quoting Reuters, financial services website Finextra, reported that the bank has kick-started an initiative to move corporate e-mail from RIM's Blackberry to Apple's iPhone.

Standard Chartered has 75,000 staff.

The report also said that Singapore's Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp is offering staff a choice between the iPhone and the Blackberry.

The Blackberry has been a corporate favourite for many years but the iPhone is becoming a dominant player in the consumer space but also has business functionality.

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