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posted in August 2009

New Survey Questions SMB Interest In Netbooks and Cloud Computing

8/31/2009
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.

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Top 10 (Hidden) Reasons SMBs Should Go Virtual

8/28/2009
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

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Does Apple's Snow Leopard Really Matter To SMBs?

8/27/2009
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?

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SMBs Investing Billions in Managed Services

8/26/2009
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%.

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Small Business Is Different In China

8/21/2009
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.

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