Profile of Kevin Casey
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Kevin Casey is a writer based in North Carolina who writes about technology for small and mid-size businesses.
Articles by Kevin Casey
posted in February 2011
The company is pushing SMS as the best channel for small businesses to deliver urgent customer communications to a broad wireless audience.
Innovation is at the heart of software development, and it's the name of the game in the Enterprise 2.0 Launch Pad competition. Held in conjunction with both the Santa Clara and Boston editions of the 2010 Enterprise 2.0 Conference, Launch Pad produced four finalists at each site -- the best of the best applications produced and submitted to the competition that year. Best of all? Entering Launch Pad was free, and open to all software developers -- large and small -- who were building, launching
Virtual environments may cause disaster recovery headaches for smaller companies if not handled with same urgency as physical systems, says Acronis.
Hosted infrastructure and services for U.S. smaller companies have an additional $13 billion of room to grow, according to a Parallels report.
The Spanish company is entering the U.S. market with Web-based software to help smaller companies make use of an enterprise resource planning system that reduces implementation time and provides long-term flexibility.
RAID manufacturer steps up to small business market with two NAS units targeted to companies dissatisfied with consumer or SOHO options.
The epic history of technology is littered with some incredibly lousy prophecies, often made by some very smart, very successful -- and very wealthy -- executives. We trolled the timeline of technology to find the most misguided -- and in some cases just plain crazy --calls in the industry's storied past, from the telephone to television to YouTube. Sure, it's easy to call out the most foolish forecasts with the benefit of perfect hindsight. It's also a lot of fun -- there are some doozies. And
Bantam Live was acquired by the SMB-focused online marketing firm to integrate customer data collection and management across email, social media, and other channels.
FormsCentral allows SMB and other "knowledge" workers to easily create and manage online surveys, invitations, and other user-response devices, says Adobe.
The site hopes to cash in on group buying trend with a business-to-business version aimed at small and midsize business decision-makers.
The 8- and 12-bay iSCSI SANs include automated thin provisioning and management dashboards.
Double-digit growth of global PC sales to smaller firms fueled by emerging regions, according to Techaisle research, while U.S. and other mature markets saw relatively modest growth due to recession hangover.
Yahoo-Bing posted higher a click-through rate and lower cost per click than Google in the fourth quarter, while smaller businesses scaled back search budgets slightly, but increased keyword counts, according to WebVisible.