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Seeing growth potential in storage, Netgear buys NAS specialist Infrant to accommodate SMBs.
The networking giant sees WebEx as a key part of its online collaboration strategy for SMBs.
Aiming at the bigger end of the SMB continuum, HP offers storage systems combining iSCSI SAN, NAS and data protection in one box. Plus, new financing deals for even the smallest of small businesses.
The company announces its first business desktop computer designed to help corporations slash energy costs associated with using PCs.
The computer systems maker will deliver a simplified networked storage packages for SMBs.
The S500 array marks NetApp's entry into the small- and medium-sized business market for storing data.
Ernst & Young and Hotels.com are the latest corporations to suffer customer data loss through a stolen notebook. Small businesses should stand up and take action.
Security software giant Symantec claims Microsoft is improperly using its code in Vista.
This year is shaping up to be the key growth year in the SMB market for storage vendors.
The company announced delayed delivery of two highly anticipated products: Windows Vista and Office 2007.
Kingston Technology offers a USB drive with AES encryption. But are small business owners and managers willing to trust the technology with sensitive information?
Big G expands its business into online word processing and hopes the little purchase will help it take a piece of productivity software action away from Microsoft Office.
Redmond offers up details on the six versions of its upcoming Windows operating system. That's right, six specially tailored versions designed to please everyone.
Changes to Big Blue's small-business servers include improving speed and efficiency.
The carrier issues the first Smartphone to run on Microsoft's new mobile operating system.
The company agrees to purchase LiveVault, which stores PC and server data for small businesses.
The company shows off protection and security applications it says will make it easier for businesses to backup and restore data.
Big Blue builds three new machines designed for small businesses, looking to attract new customers with a low cost.
The software giant appeals to medium-sized businesses with a new software bundle.
EMC offers its Centera content-addressed storage system in configurations more appropriate for small and mid-size enterprises. IBM counters with its TotalStorage DS4800, a midrange storage server that pipes data at 4 gigabits per second.
Vowing to make storage simple, EMC announced a new small- and medium-sized business strategy designed to harness new technology, channels and partnerships.
The computer maker trots out new laptops, desktops, workstations and services that will benefit SMBs.
The Veritas Backup Exec releases give SMBs better chance to protect and serve their data.
HP upgrades its Smart Office strategy as IBM unveils new Unix servers for small to mid-sized businesses.
IBM's new fit-for-the enterprise server is priced and packaged for the SMB.
The Liberty Alliance project gives the nod to products that advance ID managemenet.
If your company requires terabytes of storage, but the five-figure price tag makes you flinch, check out this four-figure alternative from Dell and EMC.
The storage giant expands its small and mid-size business product line with the NetWin 110, a NAS system that runs Microsoft Windows storage software.
Big Blue trots out a new piece of integration software for midmarket customers. With WBI-Express, IBM says it will help small businesses tie together disparate applications both internally and with suppliers, vendors and partners.
Dell and Oracle expand a two-year deal by agreeing to offer Oracle database software on Dell servers as part of a low-cost bundle for SMBs. The two agree to pre-install Oracle's 10g database on Dell's PowerEdge 2600 or 2650 servers.
The storage switch maker tailors its new entry-level switches to dovetail with utility computing environments. The new SilkWorm 3250 and 3850 deliver solid performance and offer a wide range of features for reasonable price.
As the storage market continues to grow at a rapid pace, the gap between the needs of the mid-market and enterprises is narrowing. As a result, HP becomes the latest storage vendor to upgrade its portfolio with products for cost-cutting SMBs.
Leaving partner EMC on the bench, Dell unveils a server for simple storage management. Dell's late entrance reflects its strategy of waiting until the market has been saturated by competitors before it sells lower cost products to lure SMB customers its way.
New xSeries 206 and 306 servers are attractively priced, yet add value similar to what IBM uses in its mainframe machines. The new servers may come cheap compared to their xSeries predecessors, but they don't skimp on features.
Microsoft lets eBay developers use its Office suite to create Web services to manage and automate online auctions. The development could be of great interest to a variety of small businesses whose sales thrive via eBay auctions.
The new single-processor PowerEdge 700 and 750 servers from Dell deliver enterprise-class performance and capacity to small- and medium-sized businesses all for about the price of a PC.
Back-up and storage player refreshes key products for smaller businesses with features formerly built for major enterprises. NetBackup 5.0 integrates software as a utility with data archiving, retention and retrieval.
The software maker sweetens its cash bid for PeopleSoft, offering nearly 19 percent more than current market value. The move comes as regulatory investigations get set to determine whether the merger would violate antitrust laws.
Gateway throws a storage party in Las Vegas, inviting customers to feast on its bargain basement hardware prices, while entering the storage area network segment with Hitachi and buddying up with SuSE Linux to go beyond Microsoft systems.
HP fills out its integrity and 'right-sizes' its ProLiant lines, offering everything from 8- and 16-way Itanium 2-based machines to Linux-powered clusters. New ProLiant 100 series is a general-purpose workhorse specifically designed for SMBs.
Oracle uses its show in Paris as a soapbox to expound the virtues of its next-generation 'grid' software to SMBs. Oracle believes its 10g database's new self-management features will help make it the database of choice for smaller businesses.
The PC maker turned everything-to-everyone vendor fills out its storage drive lineup with three new models. Following up on its JBOD system and LTO Autoloader debuts in August, Gateway is engaging a competitive storage market crowded with rivals.
Hitachi Data Systems trots out a storage box for its Thunder line and business continuity software and compliance features for its high-end Lightning server family. Taken as a whole, the system is geared for SMB storage consolidation, or for improving the state of business continuity.
Microsoft looks for new customers among small- to mid-sized companies. Meanwhile, Oracle trots out a single processor database for SMBs something to rival IBM's DB2 Express offering. For the big brands, success in the SMB market depends solely on their ability to deliver value.
The software maker rolls out two versions of its latest network-attached storage operating system with supporting products from leading storage hardware makers. The Standard Edition is a dedicated file and print server targeted for small businesses.
The new rack storage lineup is not a breakthrough technology, but Gateway is confident enough about its pricing, service and support of SMBs to throw its hat into the storage subsystem ring.
With security its main concern, Big Blue chooses VA Software's enterprise edition software for its internal open-source group. IBM also expanded its Linux practice in areas including global services and SMB solutions.
IBM refreshes software from its WebSphere middleware portfolio to tie legacy applications to newer ones in a B2B trading community. There will be an 'Express' edition for small and medium businesses that want to integrate with a small number of trading partners as quickly as possible.
Gunning for Microsoft's market share, Big Blue unveils new software, hardware and financing programs for medium-sized businesses. Branded under IBM's 'Express' lineup, IBM follows through on delivering business solutions to mid-market enterprises.
Looking to head off Oracle's hostile bid for PeopleSoft, J.D. Edwards and PeopleSoft tweak their agreement to speed up their merger process.
Big Blue will roll out DB2 Express for cost-conscious customers in June as open-source databases continue to build a buzz.
The updated software for small- and medium-sized businesses offer 'superior' customer service, among other amenities.
The new hardware and software combination package aims to supplant Windows in the small- and medium-sized business space. But are small businesses prepared to support Linux?