Consolidation and process discipline are just two ways SMBs can squeeze operational costs out of their IT budget, leaving more room for innovation.
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Update allows Zoho CRM users to update more app information directly from the iPhone.
New Internet site from GIS Planning combines multiple private and public data sources to provide free business intelligence.
Wireless transmitter senses if there is too much distance between you and your smartphone, sends an audible alert and locks the screen so data is secured.
For $15 per month, small businesses can set up and run branded e-commerce sites with clean designs optimized for multimedia integration.
When it comes to cloud adoption, midsize companies are ahead of big businesses. That means they will take some chances as they migrate to this technology delivery model.
vStart 50 combines Dell servers, storage and switches and comes bundled with either VMware or Microsoft virtualization software.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg tells USAToday that the social network plans to make Facebook a much friendly place for small businesses to promote their brand.
Feature allows SMBs to collect fees for online events as part of the registration process.
Application shares data between venerable accounting and CRM applications, helping small-business owners identify sales prospects, speed order processing and more closely follow sales pipeline.