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Grant M Symantec.cloud | 28 Aug 2012 | 0 comments

 

The IT-related challenges small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) face can be very different than those of enterprises.  SMB owners are likely juggling multiple roles as business owner and manager, lawyer, accountant, IT manager and HR manager.  And if an SMB is lucky enough to have dedicated IT staff, they also tend to be stretched pretty thin.

Last fall, we began a variety of SMB-specific initiatives, led by our dedicated SMB team, to help SMBs safeguard their information by providing 360 degrees of protection — from Web browsing and online transactions, to email and collaboration, to backup and recovery.  Our SMB customers are looking for speed, ease of deployment and a simple and easy user experience when selecting solutions to safeguard their information.  We’ve taken quite a few steps to develop products with these features top-of-mind,...

andysinger | 23 May 2012 | 1 comment

To call mobility the latest hot business technology trend is probably an understatement. In reality, the gravitation towards using highly mobile devices, such as smartphone and tablets, represents a transformation of business technology priorities rather than simply a trend. Current and future generations entering the workforce will wonder how business was ever done without these devices. This transformation is not only taking place in large enterprises with the capital to invest in cutting edge technologies and IT strategies, but SMBs are also jumping head first into mobility.

A key driver behind SMBs full-fledged interest in business mobility is the “bring your own device,” or BYOD, concept.  Many SMBs do not have the resources to supply employees with the latest mobile technologies, yet they still want to partake of the benefits of an always-connected workforce. With BYOD, employees use their own personal mobile devices for work. Thus, it’s a win-...