Tag Archives: SME’s

Outsourcing by small businesses increases

broadband A survey of 2200 small businesses in the UK for Freelancer.co.uk reveals that the rate of outsourcing to the developing world by UK small businesses grew by 35% this year. Most.. more
Posted in All Tech News

Unicom continues growth despite recession

Telecoms provider Unicom has posted strong sales figures and increased profits despite the gloomy economic climate. The news comes after BT’s recent reports of a sharp drop in quarterly profits. By.. more
Posted in Telecoms News

ShoreTel announces 10,000th B2B customer

Unified telecoms provider ShoreTel celebrated its 10,000th enterprise customer in July. ShoreTel, which focuses on the SME (small and medium-sized businesses) market, has now deployed more than 60,000 switches and nearly.. more
Posted in VoIP News

SMEs dependent on 24/7 email

More than four in ten (42%) IT directors at small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) would be fired if their firm had no email access for 24 hours. The research by IT support firm Connect revealed how dependent small businesses in the UK have become.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Android News, iPhone News

TrendMicro launches Worry-Free 6.0

Internet security provider TrendMicro yesterday unveiled version 6.0 of its Worry-Free Business Security package. Designed for small businesses with little or no IT support, Worry-Free requires zero administration, and blocks viruses, spam, spyware and web threats before they enter the business network. New features in.. more
Posted in IT Security News

Cybercrime is key worry for SMEs

Cybercrime is one of the top three worries for UK small businesses, a new survey published this week reveals. One in five (20%) of small business IT decision makers said they are worried about cybercrime, a similar number to those concerned by strong competition (21%)... more
Posted in IT Security News

Flexi-hours and remote working key to SME success

Four in five UK small business owners believe allowing employees to work flexible hours is vital to business success. In a Citrix Online poll of British SME owners, 84% said offering flexible hours is essential to running a successful business, whilst 46% said flexible hours.. more
Posted in Broadband News

SMEs offered unlimited X-network calls and texts

Vodafone has launched a new fixed-price plan to help small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) keep tabs on their mobile contract spending. Vodafone Business Clarity is designed for SMEs that rely heavily on mobile communication, and offers fixed rate monthly contracts for unlimited landline and.. more
Posted in Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Half price mobile broadband for SMEs

Orange mobile broadband has cut its business rates by up to 50% until 31 July in a bid to stoke up small businesses’ interest in the technology. Existing Orange business customers can now subscribe to Business Everywhere Unlimited mobile broadband for £7.50 per month. Other.. more
Posted in Broadband News

Broadband makes home working popular

Faster broadband connections mean that more people are shunning the daily commute to work from home. A study by UK business internet service provider (ISP) Pipex found that 79% of small companies use their home broadband connection for work. Two thirds (64%) of respondants said.. more
Posted in Broadband News