Where virtualization can offer small and mid-sized businesses significant benefits is not simply in server consolidation, but also with affordable business continuity. IBM, Intel and VMware are simplifying the transition to virtualization for small and
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Table of contents Abstract What do small and medium businesses need? A solution that is: Introduction to the small business market Security threats to small business What do small and mid-sized businesses need? Unified Threat Management (UTM) for small businesses saves money and time Unified Threat Management (UTM) for small businesses improves security Is UTM just the next passing fad? SnapGear
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Find out how a document management system (DMS) can generate a significant return on investment (ROI) for small to midsized businesses (SMBs). The changes in technology pricing over the last 10 years have finally made it possible for SMBs to enjoy the same efficiencies provided by IT systems that large enterprises have enjoyed for decades. These advances in technology can now be applied with ease at the SMB level.
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Just because your company isn?t a major corporation with hundreds of offices and thousands of employees doesn?t mean you?re not under the same pressures to maintain access to critical information. But buying the same solutions as the major players in your industry can be expensive and unnecessary. Learn about next-generation data protection and recovery options specifically for small and midsized businesses (SMBs).
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Virtualization is a key element of the IT strategy for businesses of all sizes, with a variety of benefits for small and midsized businesses. It helps them to build an IT infrastructure with enterprise-class capabilities and it does so with a form factor?and a return on investment (ROI)?that fits any business. Discover how your business can use virtualization to reduce costs, improve services, and simplify management.
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As with payroll before it, the actions of larger enterprises and early-adopters have made it possible for small and midsized businesses (SMBs) to benefit from accounts payable (A/P) automation and outsourcing. It?s important to recognize, however, that you now have several choices if you are an SMB leader that hopes to address this challenge. Find out more.
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Recent accounting scandals, highlighted by cases at Enron, Arthur Andersen, WorldCom, and Qwest, have emphasized the need for corporate governance, especially responsible corporate accounting. Not only must businesses use responsible accounting methods, but they must know that their methods are accurate. Small and mid-sized businesses must know the limitations of their current accounting software; understand the possible ramifications of system accounting balance failure; and take steps to guarantee the integrity, reliability, and accuracy of their systems. This white paper highlights the need to recognize problematic software accounting methods; minimize errors in account balance integrity, ledgers, and sub ledgers; and reduce the need for expensive rectification, to avoid serious legal ramifications.
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If you?re a decision maker in a small to medium business (SMB), you may be evaluating the need to implement business intelligence (BI) in your organization. But considerations about cost, IT resources, and implementation times can be intimidating. This white paper dispels some myths about BI in smaller companies and outlines the main options at your disposal.
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This report identifies the major IT issues faced by small to midsized businesses (SMBs), including information silos, lack of IT staff, and outdated business applications. Because they lack the right information to meet customer expectations, SMBs have difficulty reacting quickly to fast-changing market dynamics and growing their revenue. Find out how the elimination of information silos can create a more consistent effective customer experience.
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Software as a service (SaaS) is known for its relative speed to deployment and low up-front cost. Less well known are the business advantages of SaaS for enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions, especially for small and midsized businesses. Learn how a fully integrated SaaS solution can help you improve your business operations, as well as better meet the challenges of growth, competition, and regulatory compliance.
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In today?s economy, small businesses? primary differentiator is service. If systems are down, then customer service levels are down too, ultimately hurting the business and the bottom line. This can make giving up control over critical IT systems daunting. However, surveys show that 55 percent of large companies plan to increase their IT spending with external service providers. Find out what they know that you don?t.
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For many companies, a challenging business event or critical business pain precipitates a conversation about business intelligence (BI). But don?t wait until you introduce new products, upgrade your IT environment, or notice that your inventory is increasing but not your sales. Find out how to build a return on investment (ROI) for your BI applications and projects, so you can leverage your own data before it?s too late.
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Other forms of this problem deal with the propensity of small and mid-sized businesses to make sudden personnel changes.
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And unlike large companies, small and mid-sized businesses face the realities of smaller budgets, fewer IT resources, and zero tolerance for risk.
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