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March 30, 2012  6:33 PM

Microsoft cloud research underscores channel’s role in adoption



Posted by: Heather Clancy
Cloud, Cloud Services, Heather Clancy, IT buyer market research, IT channel products and services, Microsoft, Small and Midsize Business, SMB

There's a new Microsoft survey out this week that suggests adoption of paid cloud services among businesses with two to 250 employees will double during the next five years. Right now, approximately 30 percent of all SMBs use some sort of paid cloud service, according to the research. That,...

December 8, 2011  3:37 PM

NetApp partners pleased with new midmarket hardware



Posted by: Leah Rosin
Channel, EMC, FAS2000, midmarket, NetAapp, NetApp channel partners, SMB, Storage, storage channel, Trace3

NetApp is making a bid for the midmarket, and has made some changes to its entry-level product line, the FAS2000 systems, directed at the storage needs of mid-size businesses.  The new FAS 2240 is touted as the most...


October 24, 2011  8:02 PM

Easing management is target of latest Citrix, VMware releases



Posted by: Heather Clancy
Citrix, IT channel products and services, SMB, Virtualization, VMware

Citrix and VMware are both focusing on updates and technology developments that help make their virtualization platforms easier to configure, deploy and manage. During its VMworld Europe conference last week,


June 25, 2010  7:06 PM

Symantec Survey: Security is biggest SMB tech worry, mobility bigger factor



Posted by: Heather Clancy
Heather Clancy, IT channel products and services, SMB, Symantec

What, me worry? In stark contrast to just 15 months ago, the 2010 Global SMB Information Protection Survey from...

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April 30, 2010  1:04 AM

Two separate surveys show SMBs investing again for innovation, not just cost savings



Posted by: Heather Clancy
CompTIA, Heather Clancy, IT buyer market research, IT channel products and services, Microsoft, SMB

Two separate surveys offer insight into second half buying priorities among small and midsize businesses across the United States.

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October 30, 2009  9:21 PM

Results of Symantec SMB disaster recovery survey suggest upside for channel



Posted by: Heather Clancy
Data center disaster recovery planning, SMB

The good news is that you have a lot of prospects in small-business disaster recovery solutions, according to a recent survey by Symantec. The bad news is that most of your prospective customers don't understand just unprepared they are, so your sales cycle isn't likely to be easy.


July 1, 2009  4:50 PM

Ingram Micro gets first dibs on IBM Smart Cube



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, IBM, Intuit, IT channel products and technologies, Smart Cube, SMB

Ingram Micro can now sell IBM's Smart Cubes, making it the first broadline distributor to lay claim to these appliance-like devices for SMBs.


May 28, 2009  8:08 PM

Survey: SMBs poised to rebound when economy turns



Posted by: Heather Clancy
economic, economic growth, SMB

Small-business owners are a remarkably resilient breed. Even though the federal government sometimes seems to be out to get them (an extra week of vacation anyone?), a new study that was conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by services company Verio, finds that 83 percent of...


April 23, 2009  2:48 PM

Microsoft research: More than half of SMBs will maintain or increase IT spending this year



Posted by: Heather Clancy
Microsoft, SMB

There are two big reasons Microsoft should be concerned about the health of small and midsize businesses: First, because many of its revenue dollars are tied up in this chunk of the commercial market. Second, many of channel partners happen to fall into this chunk of the U.S. business universe. ...


March 10, 2009  2:38 AM

EDS touts self as Microsoft-hosted CRM BFF (for now)



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, CRM, ERP, IT channel products and technologies, Microsoft hosted CRM, SMB

 

 

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