BlackBerry said it is looking for strategic alternatives, including a sale, but the company is once again too late.
Devices from BlackBerry and Samsung Electronics were earlier also cleared by the department.
The Pentagon is quickly moving to approve the latest devices and platforms from BlackBerry, Samsung, and Apple. That's good news for two of those companies. Not so good news for BlackBerry.
Many IT managers seem to have lost faith. If BlackBerry can't regain their trust, the company will have a hard time hanging on to the number-three spot.
Expect enterprises to start instituting stricter policies to make BYOD a more secure and cost-effective policy.
The old BlackBerry is dead and buried, and the new one is a worthy option in the modern smartphone world.