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 June 2011
Amazon.com is dropping its affiliate program in California, stripping some smaller businesses of a significant revenue stream. Here's two ways online retailers can keep the registers ringing.
Weighing Google Apps' lower price versus Microsoft's familiarity? Consider these key factors for deciding which cloud suite fits your business.
CrashPlan Pro debuts with both unlimited data and unlimited PC plans as SMBs sift through an increasingly crowded field of online backup players for the right mix of capacity and price.
Model Metrics has some good reasons for keeping Microsoft Office licenses, even though it dumped hosted Exchange in favor of Gmail and it uses other Google Apps.
Constant Contact launches Social Media Quickstarter, a free educational site to help small businesses get started with social media and marketing.
Nearly half of online adults in the U.S. are on a social network, but branded usage by smaller companies is closer to 25%. Here are four reasons why it may be smart for nonsocial SMBs to stay that way for now.
Host Analytics' CFO says the midmarket firm's software as a service overhaul is more about technology sophistication and using tools previously only available to the enterprise than cost cutting.
Rollout of entry-level servers, storage, and data-management options continues the wave of Goliath vendors launching hardware for David-size businesses.
CIO of Schumacher Group, a midmarket physician management firm, says that as much as 85% of the company's processes are now cloud-based. Here’s why, and his advice on how to make the shift to cloud-based infrastructure.
UptimeCloud aims to help users turn cloud savings hype into reality with real-time cost monitoring, analysis, and prediction tools.
Latest ThinkServer models include $499 model aimed at smaller businesses taking the first-server plunge.
SAP's upgraded SMB analytics products now more closely resemble the BusinessObjects and enterprise information management products for large companies.
IBM survey shows that analytics leads the priority list for midmarket CIOs, followed by mobility and cloud computing.
The advantages of integrating service desk and desktop management tools are clear, but cost, lack of human resources, and technical complexity pose problems, according to a Dell Kace survey.
Riverbed uses deduplication, large caches, and encryption to help companies quickly and securely move large amounts of data between their private networks and public clouds.
Third-party IT providers aren't meeting SMBs' preference for single-source mobile, cloud, and managed services, according to Techaisle survey.
Mobility, PCs, and networking are driving U.S. spending growth in 2011, but SMBs don't expect to add a lot of IT staff, according to an IDC report.