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Why your MSP shouldn’t be your CIO

Effectively structuring your technology ecosystem starts with understanding how best to leverage various sources of expertise, both internal and external to the enterprise. You might be asking yourself “So what does that look like?”

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Verizon to let SMBs buy smartphones on the installment plan

Verizon will let small business customers take advantage of monthly payment plans for new smartphones and other devices, avoiding a big cash outlay upfront.

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3 misconceptions small business have about the cloud

CIO.com’s Paul Mah debunks three of the biggest myths about cloud adoption at small-and-midsize-businesses.

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7 things small businesses need to know about Windows 10

Windows pros discuss what small business owners and managers should know about Microsoft’s latest operating system before they upgrade, purchase or roll it out to employees.

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The ultimate guide to small business networking

In-depth product reviews that will help any SMB make critical strategic technology decisions.

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Finding the right technology solution for your SME

Implementing a solution that aligns well with your business objectives can be a time-consuming and complex undertaking. The investment in time you make up front can save years of headaches and put your business on the path for...

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How to crowdsource your way to better security

Synack, a company founded by former NSA analysts, attempts to leverage the best of man and machine approaches to provide enterprise cybersecurity protection.

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Best VPN routers for small business

We looked at six VPN routers designed for small businesses, ranging from the popular Cisco brand to lesser-known names like DrayTek and UTT Technologies.

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How to build an SMB network in 9 easy steps

9 key steps in building a successful small business network.

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Can a NAS box run your entire SMB?

New network attached storage devices add app server and Web server capabilities.

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Best NAS boxes for small business

New network attached storage devices want to run your entire SMB.

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Intuit puts venerable Quicken up on the block

Intuit plans to sell its Quicken unit, the group that creates the personal finance software that made the company famous.

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5 ways to handle comment trolls on social media

Sometimes it’s best to ignore ‘em, sometimes you have to kill ‘em with kindness. But depending on the temerity of the troll, you need to tailor your tactics.

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How to set up Amazon Web Services for your small business

Been reading about what the cloud has to offer? We take a closer look at how you can leverage Amazon Web Services to run a data-driven website.

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5 costly consequences of SMB cybercrime

Cybercrime doesn’t affect only big businesses — hackers are increasingly targeting vulnerable, smaller organizations, too. Learn more about how SMBs are targeted and the true costs of these crimes.

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Zoho bolsters cloud tools with expense report features

Zoho Expense, a new expense report tool, represents the company's latest step in its plan to deliver an integrated cloud-based experience for employers and their staffs.

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Why choose you over your competition?

If you're a project manager looking to get hired, or a consultant looking for your next gig...or any SMB looking to differentiate themselves, this is for you.

Sprint launches turnkey wired, wireless service

Sprint today announced a turnkey wired and wireless communicationsservice for SMBs that will cost $200 a month per worker.

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