HSBC denies it's dumping BlackBerrys for iPhones

Banking giant HSBC has denied a report last week that said it was considering dumping its RIM BlackBerry handsets in favor of Apple's iPhone. The company said that there are no current plans to replace BlackBerry.

The switch, had it occurred, would have involved about 200,000 handsets. Analysts have said that it would be tough for Apple to win over business from enterprises that have outfitted their workforces with BlackBerrys because businesses that use the BlackBerry platform have purchased specialized hardware.

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