Using the cloud and mobile devices, Synchroteam aims to give small businesses the same ability to manage and schedule mobile workforces as large enterprises enjoy.
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The unified communications specialist unveiled Polycom RealPresence Cloud, a wholesale cloud offering designed to help service providers deliver cost-effective, enterprise-grade video collaboration to small businesses.
With the release of Avaya IP Office 8.0, Avaya has integrated a slew of new mobile capabilities for Android devices with its unified communications platform. It plans to add iOS compatibility soon.
Today Dell announced the DR4000, a storage platform designed for small businesses, which features deduplication and compression to improve storage capacity and to reduce cost of ownership.
The storage specialist, which focuses on small businesses, distributed enterprises and consumers, unveiled the Iomega StorCenter ix2, a two-bay desktop network storage device.
Prognosticators say that 2012 will see people juggling more mobile devices than ever before. It's time for business owners to get savvy about leveraging mobile for small business.
The unified communications platform lets small businesses give non-technical teams the capability to build, measure and refine inbound and outbound communication campaigns across multiple channels.
The marketplace for cloud-based business applications focuses on vetting and recommending business applications to solve small business needs.
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The software juggernaut says its cloud-based productivity service is on pace for record growth and small business is driving it.
As shoppers become more comfortable with mobile commerce, Giftly predicts that digital gift cards are hot for savvy consumers.
The San Francisco firm is on a mission to eradicate unemployment by helping small businesses find the right candidates for open jobs, and it has added free mobile career sites to its arsenal.
Seeking to expand beyond its consumer base, WD has unveiled a small business storage solution that combines centralized storage with backup-and-restore protection for up to 25 network devices.
With the Panasonic Cloud Business Phone System, Panasonic aims to make feature-rich telephony available to small businesses at an affordable price and without the need for dedicated IT staff.
The small business billing and invoicing specialist has updated its platform to allow seamless electronic billing and payments.
Fishbowl adds a point-of-sale feature to its Fishbowl Inventory 2012 add-on for QuickBooks small business financial software, and it announces forthcoming CRM capability.
The Internet security firm says small business security customers want software that delivers more while demanding less of personnel, systems and their budgets.
Dell designed its new vStart 50 hardware package to help SMBs deploy virtualized infrastructure and to make IT management more efficient.
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Through a new strategic partnership with Salesforce.com, Intuit integrates the leading small business accounting software and the leading small business CRM software into one tidy package.
Iomega's new flagship rackmount network attached storage solution is positioned as ideal for small business storage and datacenter needs.
Verizon Wireless and Intuit have forged a strategic alliance to help small businesses with mobile credit card processing.
The new optical disc company says its new M-DISC storage technology will last a thousand years.
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The new Dell Kace M300 Asset Management Appliance, designed for small business from the ground up, automates repetitive and time-consuming small business IT tasks.
The social business network for small business IT professionals adds a new feature that automates the process of soliciting bids for the purchase of IT goods and services.
ProPay new platform, Zumogo, aims to turn phones into digital wallets that enable secure mobile payments and targeted, personal interaction between consumers and merchants.
With its virtual phone system, Grasshopper aims to help bootstrapping entrepreneurs who make their businesses sound professional, even if they're operating out of a basement.
Building on the design principles of its popular ThinkPad line of laptops, Lenovo is adding to its small business technology line with a new entry-level small business server and a new high-end small business server.
Aiming to support a wave of local, ad-hoc gatherings of entrepreneurs and small business owners, five companies have banded together to form the BarCamp Tour.
Sage says Sage Peachtree 2012 features new tools that make it easier than ever to set up and use the small business software.
Do your cell phone bills come in over budget every month? Anomalous Networks says its Telicost technology lets SMBs save money by setting policies and rules for using mobile devices.
NComputing sets its sights on the small business with Office in a Box which, through desktop virtualization, supports up to 33 people from a single host PC or server.
Seeking to give small business mobile professionals and telecommuters more flexibility, HP introduces the HP Officejet 100 Mobile Printer and HP Officejet Pro 8000 Enterprise Printer.
The maker of the most popular inventory add-on for QuickBooks has launched a hosted version designed for small businesses that don't want to deal with the IT issues related to maintaining a server.
The computer maker has refreshed its Vostro 3000 series of small business laptops with a focus on collaboration.
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The new security package offers small businesses the same security tools used by large enterprises, but at an affordable price through a subscription licensing model.
TechStars Network, part of the TechStars seed funding and entrepreneur mentorship program, will help create more seed accelerator programs as part of the Startup America Partnership.
Siemens OpenScape V3 Office unified communications provides SMBs voice, conferencing services, presence, IM, messaging, fax, mobility, social networking and multiple location capabilities.
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In what it characterizes as the broadest introduction of products and services in the history of the company, Dell takes the wraps off its new portfolio, including small business solutions.
Elance, a platform for small businesses to contract talent online, said online contract workers earned more than $27 million via its platform in Q4.
With working capital tied up in accounts receivable and credit in short supply, SMBs lack funds to fuel growth. The Receivables Exchange says the answer lies in an underutilized asset: accounts receivable.
The International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas may focus on consumer electronics, but it offers plenty of small business technology, too. We look at the best CES offers SMBs.
Experts say prospects are bright in 2011 as small business IT begins to embrace cloud computing. Benefits include enterprise-class technology at a fraction of the cost of on-premises solutions.
The most recent CDW IT Monitor finds that one-in-five small business IT decision-makers plan to invest in new small business technology in the next six months.
The Intuit Small Business Employment Index suggests that SMBs are taking advantage of the soft job market by adding lower wage jobs. Meanwhile, Intuit Websites service makes a strong showing.
Seeking to provide easy, inexpensive data security services for SMBs, SDI debuts its Red, White and Blue suite of tiered managed solutions.
Citing small business network security and data protection, 50 percent of SMBs prohibit employees from visiting social networking sites.
American Express OPEN survey: SMBs that team with other small businesses or that subcontract for larger contractors, are more likely to win Federal Government contracts.
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Selling small business technology can be a tricky business, but Kim Brand, inventor of Server Partners' FileSafe SMB server, has taken a page from the cell phone industry's playbook to help seal the deal.
Whether your SMB needs cheap laptops for checking -mail while on the go or a desktop replacement behemoth, these tips will help you choose the right small business notebook computer for your needs.
New cloud-based payments platform provides payments processing environment that allows SMBs to accept payments from Web, phone, terminal, mobile and scanner.
New feature means ProPay clients can use the ACH network to collect and disperse funds without ever handling customers' sensitive banking information.
New 'Tools for Online Success' Web site features training on leveraging free online marketing tools, paid advertising, social networking and search engine optimization.
With an upgrade to its flagship Amanda Enterprise Edition data backup and disaster recovery software, Zmanda brings open source, enterprise-grade capabilities to SMB.
Shows on GotBiz.tv, a new WebTV network, focus on business and marketing education for entrepreneurs -- without the stuffy corporate-speak.
Cloud-based 'Rich Calling' service offers SMBs integrated customer relationship management (CRM) and intelligent routing.
Enter Small Business Server 2003, a server operating system which combines Windows Server 2003 with Exchange 2003, SharePoint Services, Remote Web Workplace, VPN, remote monitoring and control, and more for $599 and up.
The open source project positions the suite's next version as another step in a quest to make inroads on Microsoft's dominance with Office products. The project is especially trying to drive home its message to among small business users.
Microsoft sends the latest version of its office productivity suite to manufacturing and details pricing for the various editions. The software giant also takes the wraps off pricing for Office System components.
The telecommunication giant this week launched a national trial of what it hopes will become one of the world's largest digital software libraries.
The new version of Exchange nears general availability as Microsoft ships the integrated collaboration environment to manufacturers. The standard edition is geared for small- to medium-sized organizations.
In the wake of the high-profile security vulnerability discovered in Microsoft's Passport service earlier this month, MasterCard International says U.S. consumers still site enhanced security and privacy features as key factors in their decisions on whether to spend online. Learn how security factors into your customers' online buying tendencies.
The new beta version of WinZip Computing's data-compression utility adds support for the Advanced Encryption Standard. Also, a new E-Mail Attachment Add-On for Outlook streamlines the process of compressing files attached to Microsoft Outlook e-mail messages.
As Office 2003 edges closer to launch this summer, Microsoft has begun to provide greater clarity into its strategy for the productivity suite, including the reasoning behind its decision to release it in six different editions.
The applications in Microsoft's Office suite are sporting new names as the software titan moves to put data interchange at the heart of its office productivity platform. In related news, Sun Microsystems gets set to test its StarOffice productivity suite.
With Open Value, Microsoft is offering a licensing option to small businesses that is similar to its scheme for licensing software to enterprise-class customers. But will small businesses buy it?