16 Total Quotes

Todd Kort Quotes

RIM is the only end-to-end solution with devices, software and service. All the others are piecemeal solutions, and often everything else has some major flaw in that chain.
Todd Kort
#Service

One of the problems a lot of Asian vendors have here in North America is that if they don't have a strong notebook presence, they'll have a hard time being seen as a credible player.
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#America

Palm has been stuck with this ancient operating system. They had no choice but to modernize.
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#Choice

Now I have more faith that the company will survive.
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#Company

Toshiba has the dual-slot architecture, which is something that almost all of the vendors need to be thinking about moving to,
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#Architecture

Casio is perceived as more of a consumer-oriented company and they're playing in an enterprise market.
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#Company

There are a lot of costs in switching to another service beyond paying for just the devices themselves. You have to buy and install new software, train people, train your IT guys to work with it. There's a lot to learn, and it costs money.
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#Service

We believe that U.S. District Court Judge James Spencer will force RIM to settle with NTP by threatening to issue an injunction and that RIM is likely to do so in the weeks ahead.
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#Force

We believe that US District Court Judge James Spencer will force RIM to settle with NTP by threatening to issue an injunction and that RIM is likely to do so in the weeks ahead.
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#Force

A large part of the workaround is a potential ploy. You can also view it as a stalling strategy since it might kick off a whole new court case if NTP challenges whether the workaround violates any patents.
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#Potential

He viewed these guys as liars and criminals. When you do something that dramatic, I don't think you ever get the judge back to your side.
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#Crime And Criminals

Ultimately, I believe Microsoft's foray into wireless email will become successful due to their market power, resources and persistence, but Microsoft's track record with 1.0 releases has been uninspiring, and therefore I believe it will take time for Microsoft to improve their product to the point where many users begin switching to it.
Todd Kort
#Persistence

Ultimately, Microsoft has the resources and market power to become a prominent player over time, but I don't think they're going to be much of a player this year. They're still considerably behind where they need to be in terms of such things a security and manageability.
Todd Kort
#Power

Clearly their future is with smart phones, and as that mix moves toward the higher ASP, it will give them better gross margins and improve their financial picture.
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#Future

The downside is that 80 percent of their sales are in the U.S., which is actually kind of dangerous. The U.S. buys 40 percent of all PCs in the world, but only 5 or 6 percent of all smart phones.
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#Sales

People will keep using (Palm OS Garnet). For the average user, who doesn't use more than 20 percent of their device, they don't know the difference.
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#People