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2008-11-13 09:00:15

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- To help small businesses prioritize and navigate the social media landscape, marketing expert John Jantsch and Microsoft Office Live Small Business (http://www.smallbusiness.officelive.com/) have created a free eBook titled "Let's Talk: Social Media for Small Businesses," available for download at http://smallbusiness.officelive.com/socialmedia/. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) Determining what new social...

2008-11-03 09:00:16

More than 600,000 small businesses (SBs, or companies with up to 99 employees) in the United States will deploy integrated social networking services in the next 12 months--up from about 300,000 currently, according to the latest study by New York-based Access Markets International (AMI) Partners, Inc. In percentage terms, 300,000 represents about 5% of the total number of SBs in the U.S. "As social networking evolves, we can see the emergence of targeted offerings for business users,"...

2008-10-06 09:00:20

Home-based businesses (HBBs) in the United States are on track to invest a sizeable US$1.3 billion on IT security and storage-related solutions this year. HBB owners are focusing on areas such as data security, data backup and disaster recovery, according to the latest study by New York-based Access Markets International (AMI) Partners, Inc. The bulk of the spending last year was on security software, storage hardware and security services. These comprised nearly 87% of all security and...

2008-10-02 09:00:14

Small and medium businesses (SMBs, or companies with up to 999 employees) in India are on track to invest up to US$605 million on networking hardware this year, up a healthy 24% over last year. About 40% of this spending will go towards purchases of hubs and LAN switches alone, according to a recent survey of Indian SMBs by New York-based Access Markets International (AMI) Partners Inc "India's market for networking hardware continues to grow, driven by factors such as higher PC penetration...

2008-08-25 09:00:49

Small and medium businesses (SMBs, or companies with up to 999 employees) in Australia are on track to spend over US$1.8 billion on beefing up their Internet-related technologies, up some 5% from 2007. By 2009, it is estimated that SMB spending will go up marginally to US$1.9 billion on Internet-enabling technologies, according to a study by New York-based Access Markets International (AMI) Partners, Inc. "Over 60% of the current Internet spending is devoted to Intranet, web hosting and...

2008-08-18 06:00:21

Small and medium businesses (SMBs, or companies with up to 999 employees) in India are on track to spend US$289 million on security related investments this year, up a robust 32% over last year. Medium businesses (MBs or companies with 100 to 999 employees) are generating the majority of this increased demand accounting for 54% of the country's total SMB security expenditure. Small businesses (SBs or companies with up to 99 employees) are also expected to have an almost equal share in the...

2008-08-11 06:00:17

Small and medium businesses (SMBs or companies with up to 999 employees) in India are on track to spend more than US$6.4 billion this year on telecom equipment and services, about 7% more than they did last year, according to a recent study by New York-based Access Markets International (AMI) Partners, Inc. "Spending on telecom services such as cellular services, and local and long-distance telephony accounted for more than 90% of total telecom spending last year," says Dev Chakravarty,...

2008-07-28 09:00:48

Small and medium businesses (SMBs, or companies with up to 999 employees) in China will see a 45% increase in numbers with e-commerce-enabled websites this year as compared to 2007. About 200,000 companies in China will have an e-commerce-enabled website this year, compared with about 135,000 last year. By 2010, the number of e-commerce-enabled businesses in China will reach 370,000. This is from the latest study by New York-based Access Markets International (AMI) Partners, Inc. AMI...

2008-07-24 09:00:35

Small and medium businesses (SMBs, or companies with up to 999 employees) in Singapore are on track to invest up to US$1.5 billion on Internet access and telecom services this year, up 3% over 2007. Spending on cell phones and long-distance telephony services will make up about 50% of the total, according to the latest study by New York-based Access Markets International (AMI) Partners, Inc. "We expect SMBs in Singapore to boost their spending on Internet access and telecom services in the...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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