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3 Steps To Empower Your Sales Staff

Follow these simple backend techniques to streamline contracts and close more sales This July, I wrote a blog post about the role of the account manager in this digital era, and one key point covered was on "winging it" which is…

Who Owns Your Emails?

Emails stored in the cloud may be exposed to access by other entities and governments One of the easiest applications to move into the cloud is email messaging services. For most organizations the email application stands…

The Complexity of Clouds

Cloud service offerings are like snowflakes – no two are exactly alike. Everybody loves the concept of clouds. Clouds will simplify IT and make life easy for end users and administrators. Amazon, Microsoft, Salesforce.com and…

Big Data Analytics And Small Business

Video- Tech visionary's insights on how Big Data analytics benefit small businesses. Up until recently small businesses have been excluded from Big Data analytics. Advances in technology, pervasive of sensors and affordable applications…

The Changing Face of Personal Computing

Personal computing, mobility, tablets, cloud, BYOD, smartphones and other technologies are altering the way people work. In my last column, I wrote about the changing definition of Personal Computing. The PC isn't going away.…

A Walk in the Cloud

Attention to detail is a must when dealing with cloud computing vendors Cloud providers – and some analysts – claim that using cloud application, infrastructure or platform services (SaaS, IaaS or PaaS, respectively) is the most…

Where Is the Cloud Headed?

Cloud computing goes way beyond email and anti-spam to host a multitude of business applications A cloud service has three characteristics that differentiate it from traditional computing models, according to whatis.com: “It…

6 Benefits of Moving Anti-Spam to Cloud

Moving email and anti-spam to the cloud offers advantages for small businesses Editor’s note: This article is part of a series. In a previous article, author David Streit explained the origins of cloud services and the…

Why You Need the Cloud

Time to outsource IT and get down to business. The best analogy is to electricity, and the way it was delivered 100 years ago compared to today. Companies used to generate their own power, first with steam…