“More than 70 percent of cyber attacks target small businesses," according to National Cyber Security Alliance estimates. That’s not surprising when you consider how many small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) still rely on legacy AV tools despite their repeated failures to stop modern malware, ransomware, and zero-day attacks. Legacy AV is a lose-lose-lose proposition for SMBs. Attacks get through and cause damage. IT staff struggle to keep up with endless signature file updates from their AV vendors. End-users complain about sluggish system performance during scans and signature file updates. Fortunately, next-generation solutions are now available that protect endpoints with artificial intelligence (AI) rather than signatures. Ready to learn more? Then read the new eSecurity Planet executive brief sponsored by BlackBerry Cylance.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Feb 27, 2019
I.T. Should Empower Growth, Not Restrict It.
More than ever, medium sized businesses are looking for a competitive edge that enables them to thrive rather than just survive. To accomplish that they need to transform and become more efficient, agile and unrestricted. Dell EMC's advanced technology solutions based on Intel processors help them achieve all their short- and long-term goals.
Learn more about how Dell EMC and Windows 10 empower growth for medium sized businesses. Windows 10 Pro means business.
Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) around the world are major drivers of today’s economic growth, representing over 90% of the business population, 60%–70% of employment, and 55% of GDP in developed economies.* Their leaders are hard-working, passionate entrepreneurs who face unique challenges, which change and evolve as their businesses grow.
This report examines the obstacles SMBs encounter on the road to success, offering insights on the decision-making and actions of business leaders who run them.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Sep 25, 2014
Enterprises are increasingly adopting Linux as a secure, reliable and high-performing platform that lowers acquisition and operating costs while providing the agility needed to anticipate and react to changing business conditions.
In particular, the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) operating environment, which is based on the Linux open-source kernel, has become widely deployed by medium-sized and large businesses, by enterprises in their data centers, and in private and public cloud infrastructures.
RHEL is distributed and supported by Red Hat Inc., the world’s largest provider of open-source software solutions, accounting for 74.7% of worldwide Linux operating system (OS) revenue.
As a development and deployment platform, RHEL offers an efficient, scalable and robust operating environment with certified security and flexible deployment options in physical and virtualized environments.
Published By: OracleSMB
Published Date: Jan 04, 2018
Growing companies need to hire and retain great employees. Survey after survey attributes keeping the right people in the right jobs with company longevity and profitability. However, with limited resources and low brand recognition, small and medium-sized businesses find it hard to compete. And they can’t afford hiring missteps or high levels of turnover.
Therefore, you need act—now—to start adding value with every hire. Technology can help you recruit and retain the right way.
Published By: OracleSMB
Published Date: Jan 04, 2018
Compliance and risk management issues affect small and medium-sized businesses. They are not just a concern for larger, public companies, but smaller companies have fewer resources to deal with the regulatory demands that affect them.
Instead of hiring expensive external resources to ensure compliance, invest in financial compliance cloud technology to continuously monitor and provide feedback on your compliance efforts. It will lower long-term costs, improve collaboration, and increase confidence in data security and financial reports.
Oracle debuted its Blockchain Cloud Service in October, and now one of Oracle’s early-stage partners, AuraBlocks, has already created a financial service on the platform.
AuraBlocks is using blockchain to help its customer Biz2Credit verify the identity of borrowers. Biz2Credit provides loans to small- and medium-sized businesses.
Published By: HP Inc.
Published Date: Jul 03, 2019
The Cybersecurity landscape is constantly changing and expanding. Businesses are increasingly having to confront cyberattacks that threaten their
information—and their customers’ private data. This guide is designed to help those small and medium-sized businesses with limited IT resources to
strengthen their cybersecurity today, with little to no cost.
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Mar 19, 2018
We know that flash storage can provide significant benefits and deliver needed agility for large businesses, but what about medium-sized businesses (MMB = 500 to 999 employees)?
IBM asked Forrester Consulting to look into adoption and use of flash storage technologies by mid-market organizations. A snapshot survey of 106 IT professionals found the following:
› MMBs are actively adopting flash storage
› Flash is exceeding expectations regarding cloud management, flexibility and security
› A majority of respondents expect to continue their investments, with almost half aspiring to an all-flash storage environment.
To learn more download this report.
Small- or medium-sized businesses run on hard work, dedication and loyal customers. But size shouldn’t exclude SMBs from using the proper security technology to protect online customer identities.
That’s why Entrust offers nine simple tips to improve security for SMBs and end-customers alike. From basic techniques like updating software to more advanced authentication strategies, this guide ensure your business is establishing the proper security foundation in today’s hyper-connected world.
Productivity remains one of the top issues facing small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) today. And while there’s no doubting the importance of trying to get the most out of your talent, the approach many SMBs take actually has the reverse effect. This is the ‘productivity puzzle.
There’s a big change happening in how small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) think about IT security as they take advantage of mobility and the cloud. They’re recognizing the need for mobile device management (MDM), cloud security, and the importance of choosing the right devices.
Quest Workspacetm Help Desk is a robust help desk solution for small to medium-sized businesses with complex network environments. It provides a powerful combination of management features integrated with a best-of-breed IT help desk platform. Use the help desk software to manage the ticket system workflows, dashboards, reporting and end-user self-service portals. Use the embedded management features within the help desk platform to proactively manage network events, desktops, servers and applications as well as resolve issues faster and more effectively.
This white paper examines how small and medium sized business can grow their businesses by streamlining their processes, creating employee empowerment, reducing IT costs, increasing productivity and improving their customers experience by implementing an integrated, real-time software solution.
Surprisingly, 50% of small to medium sized businesses that have invested in a data availability and recovery solution may still be vulnerable to downtime. Download this free white paper to learn what you can do to avoid the same risk. You'll also learn what your options are for reliable IBM iSeries data protection and recovery that make sense for your size business.
Many small and medium-sized businesses do not have adequate network security. Here's how to make sure you do. Now more than ever, you depend on your network for your most important business operations, such as communication, inventory, billing, sales, and trading with partners. Yet up to now, you might have held off on protecting your network, for several reasons.
For small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), the impacts of a disaster can result in loss of or lack of access to data, applications, and work facilities. Those with disaster recovery plans in place fared much better than those without such contingency plans.
How can a company decide what the right decision is when it comes to outsourcing? A growing percentage of companies are reaping the benefits of leveraging technology to streamline business operations and automate their business processes to create greater efficiencies by turning to outsourced web hosting. In today's economy, more and more small to medium sized businesses with no IT staff, or an already over-burdened IT staff, are finding there is no other choice. However, even with companies that have the resources necessary to host their own websites are looking to outsource their hosting needs. For these companies not resources, but the issue of ensuring that the hosting environment is secure, reliable, and scalable is why they look towards outsourcing. Learn the pros and cons of outsourcing and how NeoSpire can help.
Published By: SunGard
Published Date: Aug 13, 2012
Whether your business is involved with it yet or not, cloud computing will play a significant role in the future of IT: it has already been enthusiastically embraced by small and medium sized businesses and its potential is also being accepted and exploited by larger enterprises.