Tag Archives: tablets

Don’t let BYOD open the door to cyber criminals at your small business

Among the key issues identified by attendees at the recent UC Summit 2015 was the growing need for mobility. Mobile devices, apps and cloud computing enable employees to boost productivity by accessing critical company information wherever they are – working remotely at a customer site, on the road or at home. Employees even can launch a web or video conference to confer with a colleague … Continue reading Don’t let BYOD open the door to cyber criminals at your small business »

How to stay productive while traveling for your small business

With today’s conferencing technologies – web and video – you no longer have to jump in your car or board a plane when you need to meet with a customer or prospect. Still there are times when a face-to-face meeting is essential, and it may include traveling out of town. Being productive and available to your team and others you do business with while you … Continue reading How to stay productive while traveling for your small business »

Growth in mobility spending within next five years will be driven by small and mid-sized businesses

Small to mid-size businesses in North America are fueling growth in mobility spending, which now is expected to reach $71.5 billion by 2018, according to research firm AMI-Partners. In its recently released 2014 North America SMB Mobility Landscape, Opportunity Assessment & Outlook, AMI indicates that small businesses, which make up 98 percent of the 7.6 million small and mid-sized firms firms in the U.S. and … Continue reading Growth in mobility spending within next five years will be driven by small and mid-sized businesses »

Take your small business office anywhere with a smartphone or tablet

World shipments of smartphones will surpass the one billion mark for 2013, says market research firm IDC. The figure represents a 39.3 percent growth over 2012 driven largely by the demand for low-cost computing in emerging markets. By 2017, IDC expects smartphone shipments to reach 1.7 billion. In addition to call, texting and shopping online, thanks to the availability of thousands of mobile apps, many … Continue reading Take your small business office anywhere with a smartphone or tablet »

Cyber security a major concern and flexible working up among small business, survey finds

When it comes to IT challenges, cyber-security ranks among the top concerns of small business owners. According to the “2013 Small Business Technology Survey” issued last month by the  National Small Business Administration (NSBA), 94 percent of the 845 survey respondents said they are very or somewhat concerned about cyber-crime. The response is not surprising considering 44 percent reported they had been the victim of … Continue reading Cyber security a major concern and flexible working up among small business, survey finds »

The Future of Your Laptop

Since IBM invented the first portable computer in 1975, the IBM 5100, people have loved the idea of taking their computer with them.  Well, perhaps I shouldn’t really say it was portable, the thing was huge.  And it cost $8000-$16000, but that’s beside the point.  Laptops have become a staple of our society.  We can easily pick up our work, games, hobbies, really our whole … Continue reading The Future of Your Laptop »