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Five Considerations for Small and Medium Businesses Building Secure Cloud Solutions

Security is often top of the mind for small and medium sized business (SMB) leaders as they plan to invest more in cloud computing. They want to be able to identify security events, protect systems and services, and maintain the confidentiality and integrity of data. SMBs are challenged with limited knowledge or information on cost […]

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How Telescope Health Streamlines Virtual Care in the Cloud

Virtual care is here to stay. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 37 percent of US adults used telemedicine to receive clinical healthcare in 2021 and patients continue to expect convenient, streamlined, and personalized services. Telemedicine presents considerable opportunities for both patients and healthcare companies. Virtual care increases access for patients with limited mobility, […]

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Confidence in the Cloud: Five Ways IT Security Can Strengthen Your Small or Medium Size Business

New digital business models are providing small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) unprecedented advantage to reach new customers and expand into newer markets. But there’s one thing that stands in its way—IT security. The right resources are often out of reach – only one in four SMBs say they have the personnel to address IT security. […]

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How Small and Medium Businesses Can Reduce Database Storage Costs

There is an exponential increase in the amount of data that is being generated and with current rate of data creation, it will double the world’s data every two years according to Earthweb. Why is there so much data? Internet-connected devices, mobile smartphones, social media interactions, and web content are some of the sources giving […]

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AWS Launches a New, Commitment-Free Program to Help Digitize Small and Medium Businesses

Small and medium businesses (SMBs) are the engine room of the Asia-Pacific economy, with 132 million SMBs across APJ (Asia Pacific and Japan) accounting for over 97 percent of all businesses and employing over half of the workforce across the region. SMBs need to seize the opportunities in the digital economy as the Asia-Pacific Economic […]

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How Small and Medium Businesses Can Enable Their Teams to Work Remotely from Virtually Anywhere

The flexibility of remote work has drastically changed workplace dynamics. A survey conducted by Upwork of 1,500 hiring managers found that due to COVID-19, 61.9% of companies planned more remote work. The report also predicts 36.2 million workers (about 22% of Americans) will be working remotely by the year 2025, an 87% increase from before […]

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Maximize ROI with Managed Artificial Intelligence for Small Medium Businesses

As a business leader, are you considering using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) to enhance your business outcomes? Businesses of all sizes are automating processes with technology for a variety of reasons—whether it’s more efficiency, lower costs, or another distinct benefit. If you have a limited technical background, you may be skeptical of […]

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How Small and Medium Businesses Can Lower Emissions Through Green and Sustainable Buildings

The United Nations Environment Programme estimates carbon emissions from buildings and construction constitute almost 40% of global carbon emissions. The Tracking Buildings 2021 Report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) highlights that all new buildings and 20 percent of the existing building stock would need to be zero-carbon-ready as soon as 2030 to achieve carbon […]

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The Benefits of Cloud Modernization for Critical Energy Infrastructure

With extreme weather impacting most parts of the world throughout the year, protection is vital to keeping essential services running. Failure is not an option when so many citizens and businesses depend on consistent energy access. So when a company is providing that protection, success relies on being one of the best in the business. […]

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Seeking a Technology Partner to Modernize IT for Small and Medium Business Needs

Today, digital technologies have opened up a new world of possibilities for modernizing small and medium businesses (SMBs). Some growing companies like yours are taking on initiatives improving telecommunications programs and increasing customer service effectiveness with newer, flexible IT cloud services. However, many companies are lagging behind in the digital revolution when it comes to […]