According to a Wall Street Journal Article, Dell will be getting rid of 25,000 blackberries and giving their employees the new Dell Venue Pro. The Dell Venue Pro runs Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 software. Devices for WP7 are set to release in the coming weeks.
Dell claims they will save 25% in mobile communication costs. They are also talking with T-Mobile aobut purchasing large amounts of minutes and data in bulk to offset some aditional costs.
This is a huge set across Blackberry’s brow. Dell is a huge company and if they’re putting their trust in the WP7 platform, why can’t yours?