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Infographic: Small firms are embracing mobility

While much of the focus of mobility has been on the enterprise, small businesses are increasingly looking to mobility to improve productivity at a lower cost.

Mobility saves US small businesses more than $65B annually, says AT&T survey

Mobility is saving U.S. small business more than $65 billion per year, according to a survey of 1,042 small businesses by AT&T and the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council.

Box adds starter plan aimed at small business data storage

Cloud storage and collaboration provider Box announced a new pricing tier designed for small business customers.

Spotlight: Small businesses embrace BYOD despite security worries

Small business owners are moving ahead with BYOD despite security concerns, according to interviews with members of the Young Entrepreneur Council conducted by the Washington Post.

Microsoft's Skype unit launches Skype in the Workspace

After beta testing the product for six months with 500 small businesses, Skype last week launched its Skype in the Workspace platform for small businesses to connect with potential customers, partners and suppliers.

Is video-conferencing market due for cloud burst?

Interest in using videoconferencing platforms undoubtedly had been on the rise in recent years as corporate enterprises have been forced to look at ways to cut travel costs for purely economic

Cablevision Optimum expands SIP trunking

Cablevision Systems' Optimum business service provider unit has expanded its Voice SIP Trunking capability to the small and medium-sized business market through a partnership with Avaya. The offering

Will postponing the IPO make Skype more profitable?

The Skype IPO is an interesting study in how a disruptive free service must struggle to grow more profitable. The IPO was put on hold recently as the company's new CEO works on the VoIP provider's

Pharmaceutical marketing company goes with FeatureTel hosted VoIP

Sometimes small news stories are good ways to point out neat trends. FeatureTel has landed a new client and while that's not huge news for the industry as a whole, the idea that hosted VoIP is being

Hosted PBX provider Vocalocity hires new CEO

Small business VoIP provider, Vocalocity, has brought on some new talent. The Atlanta-based company is bringing on Wain Kellum as its new CEO. Kellum comes from location-based services company