Profile of Kevin Casey
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Kevin Casey is a writer based in North Carolina who writes about technology for small and mid-size businesses.
Articles by Kevin Casey
posted in January 2011
Hoping to capitalize on tectonic shifts in marketing strategies, SMB software provider rolls out new tools for siphoning -- and converting -- social and mobile traffic.
Deal continues trend of partnering with high-profile software companies to package business applications around its core voice and broadband products.
File sharing and storage provider chisels its niche by tailoring features and services to SMBs and ignoring the crowded consumer market.
Smaller companies are under constant pressure to maximize their performance with minimal resources. However, you can't do business without technology -- and tech means spending money, something there never seems to be quite enough of for growing businesses. You keep a vigilant eye on costs as a matter of course. So you need to be creative to get what you and your employees need -- from phone service to software to desks and chairs -- without busting the budget. No matter what your business needs
IBM study finds midmarket companies are shifting their primary focus from cost cutting to infrastructure investments, the cloud, and business analytics in 2011.
We dusted off an old piece of tech -- the crystal ball -- to see what the New Year has in store for small and midsize business. 2011 will without a doubt be the year when "trend" becomes "normal" in a variety of business areas, from mobility to virtualization to social marketing. And while certain industry lingo might simply become part of the everyday vocabulary, the term "SMB" itself is likely to be thrown around even more loosely than it was in 2010, by vendors, politicians, and a host of oth
The "zero footprint" device offers low energy requirements and flexible server-side software that is interoperable with the Citrix, VMWare, and Hyper-V platforms.
The UI framework in version 4 of the eponymous, open-source business intelligence suite allows for embedding BI into Web applications.
The Vostro 460 starts at $599 and runs on Intel's new Sandy Bridge processors, and includes several other upgrades from the 430 model.
Imaging giant accelerates its move into services with the purchase of the SMB managed IT provider.
48% of IT workers didn't know the meaning of the term, while 54% of respondents that use apps like Gmail or Salesforce.com didn't recognize them as cloud-based, according to a Virtacore survey of midsize businesses.
The HP Compaq 4000 Pro and HP 100B All-in-One start under $500 and target growing businesses that that have shopped retail for past computing needs.
Targeted to smaller businesses that can benefit most from the search giant's local push, the patent-pending service promises page one results.