Archive for January, 2012

A helicopter view of SMB tech trends in 2012

Posted on January 31st, 2012 by Clint Reeves

A recent list of technology predictions put forward by the SMG Group suggests that progressive SMBS will invest up to 73% more in technology in 2012 than they did in 2011. The report said that around 50% of all SMBs have now launched a social media presence. However, many confirm they are just too busy…

Inside aweapons-grade? Data Center: Part 1

Posted on January 28th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

The past several months midPhase has joined Twitter and on the massive, highly reliable C7 Data Centers in Lindon, UTAH as part of our 2012shared? infrastructure revamp that seeks to drive down prices, introduce flexible billing options and offer the highest degree of protection and uptime for your data. Utah is now the new…

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SOPA Touchdown: Freedom =1 & Regulation = 0!

Posted on January 26th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

“It is clear that we need to revisit the approach on how best to address the problem of foreign thieves that steal and sell American inventions and products,” ~ Lamar Smith, Republican Chairman of House of Representatives Judiciary Committee. Well, Google, Facebook, WordPress, Wikipedia and YOU did it!? The controversial anti-piracy bill called SOPA has…

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Yes, web designerswe sympathize!

Posted on January 20th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

Warning: Not everyone will agree with the conclusions drawn here. Some of you may be smarter than the rest of us and found ways to limit the damage. If so, write your comments at end of article so we can all learn from your experiences! If you are a web designer you know what it…

Start thinking ‘privately’: Launch an Intranet!

Posted on January 19th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

So you think your one-person operation or SMB is too small to kick-start an intranet? Think again! Web designers, web developers and small business owners including architects, accountants, lawyers and medical practices can all benefit from a private internal network that allows both your employees (and customers) to share, post and download files relating to…

Is the Internet about to break?

Posted on January 13th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

When WordPress, the world’s most popular Blogging and Content Management System, takes a political stand you know it must be important.? WordPress tends to shy away from the political spectrum since it has its hands full keeping both and running smoothly in terms of new updates, features and security enhancements But on January…

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Strategically speaking, could these predictions affect your SMB in 2012?

Posted on January 5th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

While Nostradamus may have cornered the market for apocalyptic predictions, in the IT world many turn to Gartner Inc., for insights into what may be in store for business owners, consumers and SMBs over the next 12 months. They released their top 10 strategic technologies for 2012 which you may find useful in analyzing your…

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