Profile of Fredric Paul
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Articles by Fredric Paul
posted in August 2009
The results of a new Spiceworks survey shows that while more than half of small and midsize companies are using some form of cloud computing, they're still showing caution about fully embracing the technology. And only 13% of SMBs say they plan to buy netbooks. All this as the Great Recession forces SMBs to hold on to computers longer and cut key projects.
On the eve of the VMworld event in San Francisco, VMware virtualization guru Joe Andrews wonders why so many small and medium-sized businesses still sitting on the virtual sidelines. And he coughs up ten lesser-known ways virtualization can help even smaller companies
This is a big week for the Apple Macintosh. The company is rolling out its big Snow Leopard Mac OS X upgrade, and of special interest to SMBs, the server version of Snow Leopard debuts as well. But how big a deal is the Macintosh world to SMBs anyway?
Designed for small businesses and branch offices, Iomega StorCenter ix-4200d uses virtualization, RSA security, data protection, replication, and video surveillance technology from new corporate parent EMC.
A new TechAisle study reveals that small and midsize companies will spend $3.6 Billion on remote managed services in 2009, up more than 9% from last year. And SMBs will spend $14.3 billion on all managed services, up almost 9%.
Robin Kohli -- lead developer of E-Junkie and an ï¿¼accidentalï¿¼ entrepreneur -- offers up four helpful tips to jumpstart the creation of a new Web-based business.
When I went to China for a couple weeks earlier this month, I wasn't thinking about business. But even though it was primarly an educational and pleasure trip, I couldn't help be struck by some of the dramatic differences in how small and midsize businesses operate on the other side of the world.
According to an ongiong study by the Kelsey Group, online media penetration has finally surpassed traditional media usage among small businesses.
HP's new promotions come via collaborations with Microsoft Office Online, printer Avery Dennison, and Stamps.com.
Lots of Windows 7 news this week, but here's the big one: If you want to download the Release Candidate version, better do it soon -- it won't be available after today.
According to a new study from the folks at Warrillow & Co., what scares SMBs is very different from the "pain points" they face. And effective marketing tops the list of biggest fears.