Blackberry Outage – A Real Challenge to Some Business Continuity / Contingency Plans

Photo Courtesy of      Certainly not new news, but, the fact that Blackberry smartphone users globally were left unable to access e-mails, browse or use its instant messaging platform, Blackberry Messenger (BBM) created more than just concern over another outage event. This event was yet another serious test of many company's business continuity plans and their capability to respond, mitigate and recover from this mobile services failure – in fact, it appears that few Blackberry users even had contingency plans in place let alone activated --- which forced many to … [Read more...]