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Small Business Matters
Long-time small-business advocate Heather Clancy translates the latest SMB trends -- from e-commerce technologies to cost-effective applications, hardware, collaboration tools and cloud services that improve SMB efficiency.
Heather Clancy is an award-winning business journalist specializing in transformative technology and innovation
Approximately 40 percent of small and midsize businesses have suffered a breach because of malware picked up by employees while visiting the Web, social networking sites.
Cloud-based security service helps SMBs thwart hackers, discourage Web content thieves and eradicate spam comment posts.
BerryMover will let you synchronize as much data as you want between a BlackBerry smartphone and an Apple iPhone.
New PrintBack app will let you print from a smartphone to a Xerox printer, including the new SMB-targeted WorkCentre 6015.
Simple-to-use dashboards that allow for graphical representation of data and that can accommodate mobile team-members will be key to successful deployments.
Data commissioned by the Wi-Fi Alliance underscores the persistent laissez faire attitude that many wireless users have about security.
New white paper from Parks Associates finds that 30 percent of small businesses are seeking remote technical support options for mobile phones.
Separate surveys from Gartner and AMI-Partners point to growing interest in SaaS-delivered applications, especially customer relationship management capabilities.
Web browsers -- as well as the way they are developed -- are undergoing a transformation. If you haven't updated your company's web site recently, you should probably re-evaluate.