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Jordan Pusey | 07 Jul 2011 | 0 comments

Hi Everyone,

Last week I attended a conference in which 150 CIOs of small and mid-size business gathered together to discuss the latest technology and business trends.  It was interesting to hear their feedback.  They were pretty happy to interact with someone from Symantec and I got an earful.  Here are a few nuggets of information that I was able to get from them during our discussions.

  • Mobile is a HUGE concern.  More people are getting mobile devices and would like to use them on the corporate network.  Anti-virus and management would be great on these devices to help protect the device and other assets on the network, but they were more concerned about what is on those devices and how to secure the information.  Losing a Blackberry or iPhone is a nominal cost, but what if it’s the CEOs?  Or what if it’s full of credit card information or personal medical information.  That would be...
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 and data...

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...