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Contegix Serves Up Cloud Computing Cafeteria-Style for Small Businesses

CREDIT: Dreamstime.com View full size image Cloud computing can be a godsend for small businesses. You pay someone else to host your computing resources and IT services so you can focus on your business, not spend your time addressing IT issues. The trick is finding the right cloud solution provider. It’s like Goldilocks and the […]

12 Ways Steve Jobs Changed How the World Works

View full size image Steve Jobs, former Apple chief executive officer who died yesterday (Oct. 5) at the age of 56, has been hailed as a cultural zeitgeist. He’s changed the way the world communicates, interacts and entertains. He’s even changed the way we think. His company’s impact on how we do business has been […]

Risky Business

If you use your smartphone for both business and personal purposes, you may be putting your business at risk, a new study suggests. The problem is caused by complacency among users of mobile devices when it comes to security. But this differs from one person to the other. It is all about how careful a […]

The Art of the Deal: Negotiating Your Next Tech Contract

CREDIT: Dreamstime.com View full size image Before you sign on the dotted line for those shiny new servers or a zippy upgrade to your enterprise software, there are those sticky, tricky negotiations with the vendor. Much like when purchasing a new car, you may wonder, “How do I know if I am I getting a […]

How To Choose the Right Cloud Service Provider

CREDIT: Dreamstime.com View full size image As businesses are increasingly attracted to cloud computing, it’s necessary to clarify what portion of the cloud is of interest to a particular audience, a cloud service provider says. “For the small to medium business, there are generally two areas of relevance in the evolution of IT services to […]

IBM Expands Business Financing for Technology

CREDIT: Dreamstime.com View full size image IBM has responded to a lack of access to business capital by announcing a $1 billion financing plan to help small andmedium businesses (SMB) finance their products and services through IBM Global Financing. IBM said it will offer simple, flexible lease and loan packages, some starting as low as 0 percent for 12 months with […]

Going to the Cloud: How One Company Sees the Future

Small and medium-sized IT departments face unique challenges when it comes to deploying cost-effective information technology solutions, and seamlessly integrating those systems across the enterprise. Their budgets, teams and executive support are often limited. These challenges prompted the founders of RunMyProcess to create a cloud-based platform to help deliver IT projects in a timely, cost-effective […]

Microsoft Vs. Google

View full size image Carpe diem! Microsoft has seized the opportunity presented by Google’s privacy policy changes to tout its online services as alternatives. Ads this week hit the pages of the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and USA Today suggesting that people concerned with Google’s policies try Microsoft’s Bing search engine, Internet […]

IT Growth Outlook is Bright

View full size image With spending on hardware and software reaching record amounts, new research shows the IT industry’s growth outlook has reached its highest level in five years. Fueling the growth, according to the CDW IT Monitor, is the anticipated record-high demand for hardware and software investments. The data shows 80 percent of IT decision-makers are […]

3 IT Experts on How to Get Your Company To Respect Your Department

View full size image If you’re like most CIOs, you want to help the business succeed while increasing the credibility of IT—often easier said than done. But there are things you can do to make the business stand up and take notice of what you’re trying to accomplish. Yes if you are really attached to […]