RIM remains confident …

RIM remains confident about facing the competition. I do wonder for how long, because there is not much left in their solution which is really unique. the maket is ripe for commoditisation of mobile PIM and that will mean the end of the o so profitable RIM business model as it exists today. I question whether RIM has the flexibility and resources to absorb the required changes in their businessmodel in the short term period.

Links: The Globe and Mail.

The gloves have come off in the battle to sell mobile handsets, with Motorola Inc. and Microsoft Corp. teaming up to take a jab at BlackBerry sales. But the head of Research In Motion Ltd. says the duo won’t land any major blows.