When Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) recently killed Windows Small Business Server development, some partners investigated market alternatives. Is it time for SBS partners to check out the Intel Hybrid Cloud and the Intel AppUp Small Business Service? Here are some observations.
First, the background. Microsoft killed SBS amid slowing demand for on-premises small business servers.
Is Intel Hybrid Cloud Server dead? Have resellers lost another alternative to Microsoft Windows Small Business Server (SBS)? Is Microsoft Office 365 now the de-fault option for small business partners? The VAR Guy investigates.read more
Cloud computing becoming mainstream; mobile computing boosted by cloud services; and social networking - also a cloud based service - are tipped to drive, rather than support changes in business processes in Australia in 2012.
Cloud computing seems to be all the rage these days. It’s not just a passing fad of course, it’s actually a very real business and a state of the art. The problem is that cloud computing means many things to many people, whether it’s public cloud, private cloud, software, infrastructure or platform as a service, etc.
Written by: John Moss | Published in: StrategyThe cloud has profoundly transformed the IT industry and larger businesses but when it comes to Australian small and medium businesses (SMEs) cloud is still somewhat an alien concept. And if it’s not alien to a business owner, there is often a strong wariness and a lack of understanding about what it entails.
Canvas is a portal for mobile business applications, used primarily by small businesses and contractors to replace their paper forms with smartphones apps. Today Canvas is announcing MyCanvas, a cloud service for their subscribers that allows anyone to access their personal service data history in the cloud.
Canvas wants to make the paper form obsolete.