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MDaemon is a well-tried Microsoft Exchange alternative that continues to stay abreast of the latest developments.
BES 5.0 is the best version of BES so far. RIM has done a lot of work in simplifying the administration process, as well as providing additional services for users.
YuuGuu Corporate offers IM aggregation, screen sharing, remote control and audio conferencing. The pricing looks competitive, but the whole experience could benefit from a bit more polish.
If you need to manage an email newsletter and don't want to go with a subscription-based online solution, you should consider GroupMail.
PDF Transformer 3.0 is fine for individuals with basic PDF-handling requirements, but it's underpowered for all but the most straightforward business tasks.
Nuance's PDF manipulation tool offers good functionality for businesses seeking a cheaper alternative to Adobe Acrobat, although the user interface needs work.
For the price, it's hard to argue with Nitro PDF Professional 6's PDF-handling prowess. Businesses of all sizes should give it serious consideration.
Small businesses seeking robust, powerful and affordable CRM software will find that ACT! by Sage 2009 fits the bill perfectly.
Actinic Express produces slick online shops with minimal hassle, but you may find that its limited functionality quickly becomes restrictive as your business grows.
If your company wants to run its email in-house and finds Microsoft's Exchange too unwieldy and too expensive, Ipswitch's IMail Server Premium is a bargain.
Although the interface of IBM's free office suite is attractive, its hunger for system resources and lack of features and OOXML support mean that OpenOffice.org 3 is a better free alternative.
TechSmith's Camtasia Studio is an outstandingly easy-to-use program for creating HD-quality training, teaching and marketing videos for the web and mobile devices.
Capable of fast and accurate speech-to-text processing, application control and audio file transcription, Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10 is an excellent dictation program. You'll still have to spend time training both the software and yourself, though.
If you're wary of Google knowing everything about your business and your web site, then Google Analytics is not for you. But for most, it's a useful ally in a challenging business climate.
Zoho Invoice is a useful but limited online tool that allows small teams to manage and track invoices. It's easy to use and customise, and the management interface is intuitive and clearly laid out.