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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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New Gigabit Wi-Fi access points target SMBs

Cisco, D-Link, Edimax deliver impressive speeds, solid management tools

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5 Affordable Hardware Upgrades for a More Efficient New Year

Jazz up your system's storage, memory, networking and display without breaking the bank with CIO.com’s desktop PC upgrade guide.

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Lack of Security in Small Companies Means Big Risk for the Enterprise

Last year, we saw hackers successfully breach corporate giants like Target through unsecured POS system and HVAC vendors. How ELSE do small, third-party vendors and service providers present themselves as vulnerabilities for big...

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How to Deploy Small-Business Wi-Fi With Xclaim Access Points

Created by established Wi-Fi vendor Ruckus Wireless, the new Wi-Fi access points from Xclaim are deployed entirely from a smartphone app.

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Why Criminals Pick on Small Business

Small to midsized enterprises may not have a lot to offer cyber criminals individually. But collectively, they're a very big, very lucrative target, for one major reason: Their security tends to be lousy.

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UTM Shootout: Security Appliances for SMBs are Smaller, More Powerful and Packed with New Features

Vendors are coming up with new ways to fit enterprise-grade security features into more compact and more powerful appliances.

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Why Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers Are Worth Less to You

If you’re in the ecommerce or digital marketing business, this is a big time of the year for you. But when it comes to those last-minute shoppers, you should take their money but don’t spend a lot of time trying to nurture them to...

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Hello World 3.0: Staffing Technology

Hiring, retaining and keeping skills fresh top the recently released list of Educause Top 10 IT Issues for 2015.

Google Launches Fiber Internet for Kansas City’s Small Businesses

Small businesses in selected neighborhoods in Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri now have the opportunity to get in on the Google Fiber Internet service, the company announced today.

HP's BYOD Service Protects Mobile Devices and PCs

HP Touchpoint Manager is for SMBs, with plans starting at $2 per month

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Ruckus Hopes to Raise a Rumpus in the Small-Business Wi-Fi Market

Already a major player in the SMB networking space, Ruckus now wants to grab a slice of the small office/home office pie.

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How to Deploy Synology NAS for Your Small Business

Businesses move many services to the cloud these days. Storage isn't always one of them, though, especially for large or sensitive files. Network attached storage appliances, such as those offered by Synology, can offer the...

10 Useful Devices for Your Small Business Office

The market is filled with tech gadgets and gizmos a-plenty. These 10 products stand out among the whozits and whatzits galore for their capability to improve productivity and efficiency in your small business.

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New Gigabit Wi-Fi Options for Enterprise, SMB, SOHO

Meru hits enterprise sweet spot, EnGenius and ZyXEL target SMBs with 802.11ac access points.

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