Dell-Intel research shows that while most companies with less than 100 employees are leaning more on IT to fuel growth plans, just one third considers dedicated staff necessary.
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Sure, many business communications have turned electronic. But for SMBs that still send out mass mailings, Seiko Instruments has released a new product lineup that starts at $62.50.
Hibu, the company behind the Yellowbook business directory site, introduces a new solution to help small businesses beef up their mobile websites and local search results.
Customers who sign up for the Concur Small Business Edition will also receive a 12-month membership with Regus, giving them access to more than 1,500 business lounges in 100 countries.
SearchYourCloud.com acts as a universal search tool that helps find items in more than one cloud-stored services without exposing that activity to the public.
The service, used by about 25,000 companies, consolidates analytics data for individual social networks into one place, allowing for comparisons.
A patent-pending identity theft feature displays an image of the credit-card holder every time a card is swiped.
Best-of-breed application or software ecosystem? A new service from Appreciate aims to provide personalized mobile app suggestions.
VerticalResponse touts connections to Microsoft Dynamics, NetSuite, and other cloud CRM applications, while BatchBook creates integration with HootSuite.
Uncomfortable with the idea of public cloud data archiving, Carmel Hearing Aids opted for the fireproof and waterproof N2 NAS.