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Pamela Reese | 27 Nov 2012 | 0 comments

By Scott Anthony, owner of iFocus Solutions Corporation

When it comes to integrating new technology in their business, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) can be nimble because there’s less red tape – that’s why you’ll frequently find the latest tablet on the owner’s desk. But, when it comes to the cloud, SMBs have approached the technology with some hesitation.  However, we are now seeing more and more SMBs embracing cloud and enjoying its benefits. They’ve already begun to use the cloud for storage and backups, and soon we’re going to see an increasing amount of SMBs moving to cloud-based security, while others that prefer on-premise protection today will begin to craft a plan to move to the cloud in time. Fortunately, there’s one solution that will keep their information safe in either environment: Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 2013.

Everyone working in an SMB can see how...

Jordan Pusey | 07 Jul 2011 | 0 comments

 

Hi Everyone,

First of all, I’d like to encourage all of you to contribute to the IT Consultant Group.  Just submit an article to the “Partner” community and make sure you select “IT Consultant Group” under “Also show this post on the following group pages” when you submit your article/blog/idea/video to the community.

Now that we’ve got the ball rolling on our SMB IT Consultant Group, what kind of content would you like to see?  We’ve had a great start to our group and we are starting to get some good content to help you in your job function, but I’m limited in my view into the IT Consultant world. I'm armed with some of my own ideas around some of the articles, blogs, and videos that I believe you would benefit from, but I’d like to discover your interests.

Please add a comment to this blog article on the content you’d like to see...

Jordan Pusey | 07 Jul 2011 | 0 comments

 

Hi Everyone,

Here’s a great article from our own Blake McConnell, Product Manager for Symantec Security.  He outlines the Top 6 IT Mistakes for Small Businesses and shows how to better protect your clients with good backup and security.

http://www.pcmallsbn.com/n/article-265

You may have to register for the site to the see the article.  Here’s a small excerpt:

“It used to be that small business people did not have to worry about being computer experts or IT savvy, but this time has come and gone. Today, anyone owning, running or working in small business must be as smart about IT as they are about business. This is easier said than done.

By knowing what common IT pitfalls other small businesses have made, you can be better prepared to avoid them yourself. The following tips will help small businesses avoid common IT security...

Jordan Pusey | 07 Jun 2011 | 0 comments

Hey Everyone,

As an IT Professional, you want to make sure that you have what it takes to provide secure and protected environments for your clients.  There are so many good resources around that I thought I would take a minute and share some with you.  Here’s the quick guide to some valuable resources.

For you:

  • Symantec IT Consultant Connect Group  - Get the latest from your peers and Symantec experts through articles, blogs, videos, and much more.  For instance, this article is part of the IT Consultant Connect Group.
  • Small Business Protected - See what Symantec has to offer your customers.  This site includes product information, case studies, and important information about safety and...
Jordan Pusey | 07 Jun 2011 | 0 comments

Hello Everyone,

Let’s face it; working with small businesses is a tough job.  Nothing is worse than getting a call from your clients saying that their computers are down.  Did you know that when your client's systems go down, it could cost them up to $12,500 a day? (Symantec 2011 SMB Disaster Preparedness Survey - Global: January 2011)

This forum is all about you, the IT Consultant for small and mid-size business.  Here you will be able to discuss with your peers and industry experts how to make your job easier and more efficient and how to protect your customers.

What should you expect here?  This is a place to get out some of those frustrations, to solve some problems, and to explorer the latest industry trends.  Interested in Cloud or Virtualization?  We got that.  Interested in...