Every small business strives for it: the ability to make their people more productive and responsive - to customers, vendors and each other - while keeping costs in check. To do more, with less. Maximizing productivity is critical to operating efficiently and profitably in today's challenging business climate.
And small and medium size businesses often overlook one innovative technology that is proven to deliver results: IP Telephony.
“More than 70 percent of cyber attacks target small businesses," according to National Cyber Security Alliance estimates. That’s not surprising when you consider how many small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) still rely on legacy AV tools despite their repeated failures to stop modern malware, ransomware, and zero-day attacks. Legacy AV is a lose-lose-lose proposition for SMBs. Attacks get through and cause damage. IT staff struggle to keep up with endless signature file updates from their AV vendors. End-users complain about sluggish system performance during scans and signature file updates. Fortunately, next-generation solutions are now available that protect endpoints with artificial intelligence (AI) rather than signatures. Ready to learn more? Then read the new eSecurity Planet executive brief sponsored by BlackBerry Cylance.
Once a business clears the financial hurdle and begins to plan their data protection strategy the choices can appear daunting. Do they select tape or disk? Apply differential or incremental backups? How much will a new system cost and how much time will it take to implement? What data should be included in the backup? This article attempts to address these concerns.
Published By: BuyDomains
Published Date: Nov 27, 2007
Defining an effective Internet and domain name strategy is vital to any business — especially small- or medium-sized businesses which have limited development and promotional budgets. From defining this strategy, to understanding the keys to Web promotion, here is vital information that every entrepreneur should know.
Many small and medium-sized businesses do not have adequate network security. Here's how to make sure you do. Now more than ever, you depend on your network for your most important business operations, such as communication, inventory, billing, sales, and trading with partners. Yet up to now, you might have held off on protecting your network, for several reasons.
For small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), the impacts of a disaster can result in loss of or lack of access to data, applications, and work facilities. Those with disaster recovery plans in place fared much better than those without such contingency plans.
How are small and medium businesses (SMBs) thinking about and adapting to create a smarter, more agile workforce? SMB Group recently surveyed 730 SMB decision-makers via our 2016 Small and Medium Business Communication, Collaboration & Mobility Study to find out.
This paper provides an overview of costs of spam facing large organizations, such as multinational enterprises, universities, and governments, as well as small and medium sized businesses that own or operate networks used by employees and other end users.
For many small to medium-size companies, finding the time to proactively manage employee performance is difficult. The emphasis is more often on increasing revenues and achieving stability, especially in the early days. However, as businesses grow, the need for improving staff engagement, productivity and loyalty becomes increasingly important. It is at this critical stage that Performance Management can mean the difference between businesses that experience sustained growth and those whose momentum falters.
The role of learning and development has never been more important to the success of small and medium businesses, especially because of the fierce competition with big business to attract and retain top talent.
We’re amidst a disruption in the way employees work and learn. Technology, skills, and workforce demographics are shifting and evolving at a rapid pace. Employees are now sitting in the driver’s seat when it comes to their career path and companies are getting strategic with how to meet this new demand.
Read our guide “The Rise of the Holistic Learning Experience” to learn how the new role of learning and development can help your company thrive.
You’ll gain insights on:
• Consumer-driven technology changing the game
• Continuous learning and staying relevant amid change
• The holistic learner experience
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For many small to medium size companies, finding the time to proactively manage employee performance is difficult. The emphasis is more often on increasing revenues and achieving stability, especially in the early days. However, as businesses grow, the need for improving staff engagement, productivity and loyalty becomes increasingly important. It is at this critical stage that Performance Management can mean the difference between businesses that experience sustained growth and those whose momentum falters.
Even when organisations are aware of the importance of Performance Management, the tendency is to carry it out in an ad hoc manner. Such methods work with a low headcount, but as this increases, more formal processes are needed.
6 Steps to Performance Management Best Practice offers a practical guide for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that have identified Performance Management as part of their long term growth strategy. Drawing on industry research, client case studies and
Small and medium businesses are increasingly challenged to provide comprehensive security for their mobile infrastructures without sacrificing the productivity it was designed for in the first place. Although no two situations are ever the same, the objective is always the same: protect the data that is so important to your business.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Aug 22, 2017
By 2020 the digital universe – the data we create and manage annually – will reach 44 zettabytes, or 44 trillion gigabytes! 1 This growth has ushered in a new era of big data, and introduces challenges and opportunities to small and medium businesses trying to economically make sense of it. On the upside, more data means more opportunity for businesses (and consumers) to use data in new ways – learning more about customers, speeding business cycles, and improving the efficacy of business workflows
Quest Workspacetm Help Desk is a robust help desk solution for small to medium-sized businesses with complex network environments. It provides a powerful combination of management features integrated with a best-of-breed IT help desk platform. Use the help desk software to manage the ticket system workflows, dashboards, reporting and end-user self-service portals. Use the embedded management features within the help desk platform to proactively manage network events, desktops, servers and applications as well as resolve issues faster and more effectively.
Published By: Delphix
Published Date: Apr 14, 2015
Cloud deployments are rapidly becoming essential for both small-to-medium-size businesses and large, established organizations. Delphix can help organizations accelerate their cloud migrations and operate more efficiently in cloud environments with increased data security and lower costs.
Small- or medium-sized businesses run on hard work, dedication and loyal customers. But size shouldn’t exclude SMBs from using the proper security technology to protect online customer identities.
That’s why Entrust offers nine simple tips to improve security for SMBs and end-customers alike. From basic techniques like updating software to more advanced authentication strategies, this guide ensure your business is establishing the proper security foundation in today’s hyper-connected world.
This white paper examines how small and medium sized business can grow their businesses by streamlining their processes, creating employee empowerment, reducing IT costs, increasing productivity and improving their customers experience by implementing an integrated, real-time software solution.
More than ever, SMBs need to focus on security as part of their IT infrastructure, building around it rather than considering it as an afterthought. This has become even more critical over the past few years as many businesses have unwittingly lost their customers’ personal data due to security breaches, and as states and countries have responded by enacting laws to force the businesses to implement additional levels of protection.
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