Featured SMB Articles

  1. Business Solutions ISV/Software Developer Executive Survey Results
    1/10/2017

    Business Solutions regularly conducts surveys so our editorial team can better understand what topics and trends are important to our readers. We recently closed a survey for our ISV/software developer audience to help us improve our editorial coverage and shape our 2017 ISV IQ Live! conferences. Business Solutions wants to make our insights on the survey available to our ISV readers so they can see what topics their peers and competitors are most interested in, and what parts of their business ISVs are struggling with the most.

  2. Software Vendors Adapt To Changing On-Premises Opportunities For 2017
    12/29/2016

    New technology approaches augment declining on-premises software opportunities. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. For SMBs, Protecting Mobile Workers From Cybercrime Is A Challenging Task
    12/22/2016

    A new, enhanced solution helps mobile workers stay protected while working outside the office. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. 5 Transformative Software Solutions You Should Be Taking Advantage Of
    12/8/2016

    Anyone who has tried to start a business will likely testify it’s an incredibly difficult undertaking. In fact, about 90 percent of all startups fail within the first year. Still though, there is that 10 percent of entrepreneurs who hit the ground running and find success from day one. What is it about these individuals that allow them to achieve success? Is there some magic formula to follow?

  5. 451 Research Predicts AWS+1 Will Become Default Cloud Strategy In 2017
    12/8/2016

    Analysts predict the rise of cloud services brokers, providing opportunities for MSPs By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. Managed Services And Networking News
    11/30/2016

    Information technology channel firms are caught up in a dichotomy over where cloud computing fits into their business, new research from CompTIA reveals. Nearly 40 percent of companies surveyed for CompTIA’s Sixth Annual State of the Channel report say cloud computing is the number one reason to be optimistic about the channel’s future. At the same time, cloud computing is one of the main reasons that a third of channel firms surveyed are thinking negatively about the days ahead.

  7. Inadequate UC Monitoring Impacts End-User Adoption, Training, And Problem-Resolution
    11/23/2016

    Study finds end-user satisfaction remains strong, despite unreliable training and support from IT. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. 95% Of Ransomware Attacks Bypass Firewalls; 77% Permeate Email Filtering
    11/22/2016

    One-third of attacks were successful even when victims had undergone security awareness training. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. 85% Of IT Pros Say Self-Service Analytics Enhance IT Service Delivery
    11/1/2016

    Analytics can also improve service desk efficiency and can identify gaps in the ITSM process. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. Warning: Headache-Inducing Hiring Advice Ahead
    10/31/2016

    When an article is headlined 5 Interview Questions Every Recruiter Should Ask, it’s pretty much a guarantee I’m setting aside the next several minutes to read it. But before you click on this link to read the article I’m referencing, I implore you to not ask these five questions. Do not accept this article as a best practice — unless you want candidates to recreate the scene in the photo that accompanied the article. The candidate looks like she’s thinking, “Are you people kidding me?”