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How mobile device management technology can protect your small business

Mobile device management (MDM) technology has yet to catch on at most small businesses despite the growing reliance on mobile devices.  A recent CDW 2012 Small Business Mobility Survey  indicates that most small businesses are unfamiliar with the software that secures monitors, manages and supports mobile devices deployed across a company. Among the 376 small business IT managers surveyed by CDW, (IT managers made up … Continue reading How mobile device management technology can protect your small business »

Small businesses say mobile devices boost their competitiveness

Mobile devices are proving to be essential to the competitiveness of small businesses, according to the results of a new survey recently released. Technology solutions provider CDW LLC polled 752 mobile device users and IT professionals from U.S. small businesses and found that 67 percent believe that their companies would lose competitive ground without the devices. CDW’s 2012 Small Business Mobility Survey indicated that an … Continue reading Small businesses say mobile devices boost their competitiveness »

Small business travelers beware of hackers: Eight ways to protect your mobile devices

In today’s global economy, growing your small business may involve travel across the country or half way around the world. Thanks to new mobile and cloud based technologies, access to your team members and company data is not an issue while you are on the go.  However, protecting your company’s digital information is because of our growing tendency to carry business as well as personal … Continue reading Small business travelers beware of hackers: Eight ways to protect your mobile devices »

People are Using Cloud Computing more than they Realize

“The cloud” is a term we hear quite often in the business and tech worlds, but does the average consumer really know what it is?  Well, the short answer is no.  In a study performed by Wakefield Research, the majority of people asked “what is the cloud?” believed it was actually the white fluffy thing in the sky, and had no idea it had anything … Continue reading People are Using Cloud Computing more than they Realize »

Email Has Gone Mobile

With the explosion of smartphones and tablets on the market, it comes as no surprise that more individuals are using these devices to keep track of their email and tasks.  What is surprising is that it’s starting to completely overtake the use of their desktop computer for this function.  How long before users stop launching Outlook on their PC and use their iPhone instead?  And … Continue reading Email Has Gone Mobile »

Enjoy the small business rewards of BYOD by eliminating the risks

The case for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is compelling, especially for small business owners. Let’s start with cost savings. BYOD saves you the expense of having to keep up with mobile technology, which continues to evolve. Your employees also are happier and more productive because they have the flexibility to use the mobile devices they want to work from anywhere – even to remotely … Continue reading Enjoy the small business rewards of BYOD by eliminating the risks »