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Dell Employees Gets Their Own Windows Phone 7

Written on November 08, 2010 by R. Cruise

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Dell made the smart move by using its own products. The company’s thousand employees will get to swap their Blackberrys for smartphones running with Windows Phone 7. Is it a great concept or what?

Lucky day it must be! Next week, 25,000 employees will have the chance to trade in their Blackberrys in exhange of the “ which runs with Windows Phone 7. In a news form Wall Street Journal, the same option to switch to phones will also be available in the future.

Dell used this move to reduce the corporate mobile spending by 25 percent. Plus, this will also help entice other companies to try Dell mobile products which runs under Windows Phone 7 and Android.

A executive mentioned that, “We find it highly unlikely that they will actually save any money with this move and far more likely they were looking for a little free publicity. Consider all the hard and soft costs of purchasing, deploying and supporting new devices and new software inside a company.”

It is a big challenge to encourage other companies to switch to thus the strategy of promoting it inside its own corporate offices. Dell CFO said, “Clearly in this decision we are competing with RIM, because we’re kicking them out.”

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