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Articles by Fredric Paul
posted in January 2010
For SMBs, at least, the most useful part of the new Apple iPad may be an accessory.
Using technology gained in its acquisition of Increo, users can now view multiple file types from within the Box.net environment.
The new DiskStation DS1010+ 5-bay Networked Attached Storage device is only the first in a series of new storage devices and upgrades expected from Synology in the first half of 2010.
At a small event here in rainy San Francisco, Intel executives showed off the 2010 version of the company's vPro platform, designed to add user benefits to vPro's traditional management and security features.
Sharing the cost of mobile equipment and service can be cost-effective for companies of all sizes -- according to a new Forrester Research report.
Barry X Lynn, Chairman and CEO of cloud platform vendor 3Tera, talks about why cloud computing makes a bigger difference for small and midsize companies than for large enterprises. The reasons might surprise you.
Do your company's IT staffers know everything they need to know? Didn't think so. After all, how could they? Combine all the different technologies with the speed of new developments and increasing demands on IT staffers' time in this rough econonmy, and staying up to speed can seem practically impossible. But as shown in the new InformationWeek SMB E-Learning How-To Center, though, it doesn't have be that way.
A new CompTIA survey of small and midsize businesses reveals growing interest SaaS and managed services.
Earlier today, InformationWeek SMB posted our take on SMB-oriented technology introductions at CES. Turns out we weren't the only ones: TheStreet.com came up with three choices of its own. But be warned, they get increasingly strange...
The Seagate company is making its hybrid cloud storage platform available to independent software vendors. Look for the first backup vendors to start using the platform to enable cloud-connected backups within a few months, with more following next year.
Why should enterprises have all the fun? Sure, big companies are important, but small and midsize businesses constitute more than 99% of all U.S. businesses and employ more than half the U.S. workforce. And SMBs need sophisticated technology too, they just don't have the same level of resources and expertise. And SMBs can often get more upside out of new technology than can enterprises burdened with legacy investments and infrastructure. That's why we're introducting Post a Comment
Today's big news was the introduction of Google's Nexus One smartphone. Initial reactions were largely positive, but didn't center on its possible application in small and midsize companies. InformationWeek SMB contributor Steve Hilton fills the gap.