Black Berry Limited is a Canadian multinational company specializing in enterprise software and the Internet of things.
Analysts were also worried about the strategic direction of the co-CEOs' management structure.
The Black Berry OS platform and BES continued to increase in functionality—while the incorporation of encryption and S/MIME support helped Black Berry devices gain increased usage by governments and businesses.
During fiscal 1999-2001, total assets declared in the RIM's balance sheet grew eight-fold due to massive capacity expansion.
In June 2014, CNN released an article citing Black Berry as one of six endangered US-Canadian brands.
Following numerous attempts to upgrade their existing Java platform, the company made numerous acquisitions to help it create a new, more powerful Black Berry platform, centered around its recently acquired real-time operating system QNX.