BlackBerry Outage Cause of a Break-up!

by Bharat Suneja

In an interesting twist on last night’s BlackBerry outage at RIM, Network World’s John Cox reports how the extended outage resulted in one user’s girlfriend breaking up with him. After a bad argument the couple had earlier in the day, user Rafael Paz’ girlfriend sent him a few emails. When she did not receive a response, she “called it off”, according to Paz.

The article also provides other examples of how many users suspected “something was wrong” (as opposed to the early detection by Zenprise), and talks about how Zenprise watched the whole disruption unfold through one of its customers, the County of Alameda, Calif.

Read the complete article titled “In-depth: BlackBerry becomes Crashberry as RIM’s net fails for hours” on

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