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Articles by Fredric Paul
posted in December 2008
Amazon Web Services VP Adam Selipsky calls IT a "lose/lose scenario" that amounts to no more than a "distraction" from your company's core business.
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According to the latest CDW IT Monitor survey, increased numbers of small, medium and large companies expect to reduce tech spending and staffing in the next six months, but some cuts remain far less likely at small outfits.
As spooked companies around the world race to trim expenses as quickly as they can, layoffs are the most common device. They don't have to be.
Lots of businesses claim to be "just like a family." It's a good bet they don't really mean it.
Zoho seems to be on a mission to create at least some measure of integration among applications running in the cloud. The Software as a Service vendor announced this morning that applications built with its Zoho Creator development environment can now be deployed on Google App Engine.
bMighty.com's latest virtual event -- a "deep dive on IT infrastructure for growing companies" -- is a wrap, but now you can check out the whole thing any time you want.
The first annual bMighty.com Innovation Awards recognize a dozen products released this year that hold special appeal for growing businesses -- and for everyone else, too.
IDC has just released a study with the blindingly obvious conclusion that the downturn in the U.S. economy will have significant impact on SMB priorities and IT spending plans. What, did they think it wasn't going to make a difference?
In today's uncertain times, small and midsize companies need IT infrastructures that are rock solid, ruthlessly efficient, and easily scalable. On Tuesday, December 9, the bMighty bOptimized virtual event will show you how to create just that kind of infrastructure for your business.
You might think of Dell as a giant hardware maker that has nothing in common with small and midsize companies trying to leverage social networking. You'd be right about the first part, but it turns out that smaller companies can learn some important lessons from how the big boys use social networking.
The Tribune Company -- which owns the Chicago Tribune, the LA Times, and the Chicago Cubs, among many other things -- filed for bankruptcy protection today. It didn't have to happen.
Making it easier to tie together different cloud-based applications is a key for making Software as a Service applications more popular, and Salesforce.com's latest expansion of its ongoing relationship with Google represents another step in the right direction.
Sure, there's plenty of bad news about the economy swirling around this week, but some folks are still trying to convince us that this suddenly one-year-old recession is actually an opportunity.
With the economy now officially almost 12 months into a nasty recession, even The rANT can get depressed. So it warms our tubular heart to remember that it's always possible to find humor amidst economic ruin.
Zoho today rolled out CloudSQL, new middleware software that lets developers use standard SQL queries to access data in Zoho's cloud-based applications. It could blaze a path to easier integration of cloud applications.
It's easy to think about 3G wireless technology solely as a way for laptop users to stay connected away from Wi-Fi hotspots. But that's thinking small. ADTRAN is thinking bigger with its new Netvanta 3G Module, designed to backup or even replace wired broadband connections in many applications for small and midsize companies.