The March issue of The Confident SMB showcases a cover story on how IT transformation enables KWA Blinds to focus on running their business and a partner customer case study on how an integrated IT strategy drives business growth for Cetnaj Lighting-Electrical-Data. Don’t miss the feature on top authentication strategies and a new Tech Scoop detailing tips on a better way to manage business disruption. View entire issue in our digital reader.
Cover Story Time is Money! An IT makeover enables Australian small business, KWA Blinds, to reap operational rewards. By Patrick E. Spencer Read more
The January issue of The Confident SMB highlights the results of Symantec’s 2011 Disaster Preparedness Survey and includes a checklist of what an SMB needs to consider when developing a disaster preparedness plan and a partner customer case study on how IT supports green efficiencies at MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions. Don’t miss the features on healthcare IT and the value of encryption for the SMB. View entire issue in our digital reader.
Cover Story Be Prepared! Symantec 2011 SMB Disaster Preparedness Survey: A checklist of five simple things can prepare your IT environment for the next disaster. By Patrick E. Spencer Read more
Features IT Health Check Providing quality patient care comes down to information; recommendations on how to store, protect, and manage it. By Courtenay Troxel Read more
Partner Case Study Sustaining Building Performance IT solutions from SHI International Corporation and Symantec support green efficiencies for MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions. By Mark L.S. Mullins Read more
Lock Up Your Data Ramifications of a data breach are often greater for SMBs; encryption plays an important role. By Ken Downie Read more
The November issue of The Confident SMB includes articles on how the right menu of Symantec technologies and partners allows Iceberg Drive Inn to focus on what it does best--flipping burgers and spinning shakes--and enables McCall's Catering & Events to serve up gourmet IT. The features include how technology suites enable enhanced business value and how SMBs are leveraging managed IT services to slash costs and boost business. View entire issue in our digital reader.
Features Managing Success Learn why and how SMBs are leveraging managed IT services to slash costs while boosting business. By Courtenay Troxel Read more
Partner Case Study Serving Up Gourmet IT McCalls’s Catering and Events serves up thousands of guests seamlessly with the help of Symantec technology and Symantec Partner Irvine Consulting Services. By Mark L.S. Mullins Read more
The September issue of The Confident SMB includes a cover story on how Symantec solutions are helping mobile roaming services provider Starhome to protect and manage customer information, a partner customer case study on Cambridgeshire Bathrooms, and features on the growing relevance of the cloud and the intersections between data protection and security solutions. View entire issue in our digital reader.
Cover Story Roaming in the Stars Starhome is using Symantec technologies and Symantec Partner
Spider Solutions to help make all of the right connections. By Patrick E. Spencer Read more
Features Run Lean, Run Safe Learn key strategies that make information protection easier, and
more effective, in tough economic times. By Alan Drummer Read more
Partner Case Study IT is No Luxury Symantec Partner Vitality Consulting Services worked with
Cambridgeshire Bathrooms to turn IT into a business enabler. By Patrick E. Spencer Read more
Computing on Cloud Nine SMBs are shifting the burden of storing and protecting information
in the cloud to lower costs and achieve greater business flexibility. By Courtenay Troxel Read more
ThinkTank Head in the Cloud Emerging technologies such as social networking, mobile apps,
and more are helping SMBs to remake conventional business models. Read more
The July/August issue of The Confident SMB details how Metrolina Nephrology Associates is able to focus on delivering better patient care with the help of Symantec technologies. The issue includes a partner case study with Wasatch Software and American Equipment, as well as a feature on virtualization for the midsize business, and strategies on how to leverage social media to engage customers and suppliers. Also, make sure to check out the contributed article on the “Swiss Army" knife of backup and recovery. View entire issue in our digital reader.
Cover Story Maintaining IT Health Metrolina Nephrology Associates delivers better patient care with the help of Symantec technologies. By Mark L.S. Mullins Read more
Features Joining the Party Grow customers and revenue through social media. How do you get started and remain secure? By John Anderson Read more
Partner Case Study Behind Every Great Crane Symantec and Symantec Partner Wasatch Software help American Equipment lift its business to new heights. By Patrick E. Spencer Read more
The May issue of The Confident SMB details how MobiTV, Inc. is mobilizing television, video, and music. Get the latest tips on how to avoid security threats, discover strategies to do more with less, and gain insights on how to select the right IT provider. Also, The Confident SMB is looking for IT professionals to share their thoughts and analysis with contributed articles.
IT Strategies Feature Doing More With Less Eight strategies on how to get more out of your shrinking budget by leveraging technology to drive productivity gains and operational efficiencies. By Alan Drummer PDF | HTML
Partner Case Study A Matter of Trust Twelve-year relationship with The SoundSide Group and Symantec technologies helps Cooper Insurance Agency “insure” success. By Mark L.S. Mullins PDF | HTML
Choosing a Partner Feature Two Heads are Better than One Enlisting the right technology provider engenders success by generating revenue, maximizing employee efficiency, and controlling costs. By Courtenay Troxel PDF | HTML
ThinkTank Masquerading as the FBI Learn about the latest IT security trends for SMBs, what cities are at the highest risk for cyber crime, how the FBI’s name is being used to scam large sums of money, and more. PDF | HTML
The March issue of The Confident SMB includes an interview with the president and IT lead at Design and Source Productions, along with Symantec Partner Baroan Technologies; an interview with the management team at Sandcroft Management Services and Symantec Partner Vitality Consulting Services; and articles on the benefits of layered messaging security and the business of data protection.
Cover Story The Beauty is in the Package Design & Source Productions relies on Baroan Technologies and Symantec data protection solutions to create its environmentally sustainable products. By Mark L.S. Mullins PDF | HTML
Messaging Security Feature Message in a Bottle Minimize messaging security risks and reclaim productivity with the least amount of management overhead. By Ken Downie PDF | HTML
Partner Case Study No more “Red Panic Button” Sandcroft Management Services is focused on running its business with help from Vitality Consulting Services and Symantec technologies. By Patrick E. Spencer PDF | HTML
Data Protection Feature Backup Leaps Forward New data protection technologies can help avoid potential disasters but aid in reducing costs, saving time, and boosting productivity. By Alan Drummer PDF | HTML
ThinkTank The Enduring Family Business Find out what security trends will dominate in 2010, how cybercrime is getting much easier, migrate to Windows 7 in seven easy steps, and more. PDF | HTML
Packed full of engaging content, the inaugural issue of The Confident SMB debuts with a number of interesting articles. The issue includes everything from an interview with the CIO at Golden Temple of Oregon, to an interview with the leadership team at TDXNet and Symantec partner Advanced Internet Security, to features on the value of upgrading to Windows 7 and security tools and strategies that propel growth and business value.
Cover Story Full Court Press CIO Jeffery Smith is leading a full court press at Golden Temple of Oregon, enabling the company to grow its business while delivering substantial operational efficiencies. By Patrick E. Spencer PDF | HTML
Windows 7 Feature Win 7, Win Big Rather than viewing the move to Windows 7 as a challenge, many SMBs consider it an opportunity. And the ability to automate processes around the upgrade is critical. By Alan Drummer PDF | HTML
Partner Customer Case Study Redeeming The Past In one of the harshest and most remote places on earth, TDXNet is forging paths of IT innovation and value for Aleuts who reside there. By Mark L.S. Mullins PDF | HTML
Security Feature Securing Growth Small in size yet big in influence, SMBs have used the Internet to extend market reach and build partnerships. But the IT tools that propel growth and business value can also leave them open to risks. By Dee V. Sharma PDF | HTML