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GrowSmartBusiness: Small Businesses Turn to Clouds and Tablets #li

GrowSmartBusiness: Small Businesses Turn to Clouds and Tablets #li

Small Businesses Turn to Clouds and Tablets November 25th, 2011 :: Rieva Lesonsky By Rieva Lesonsky I blogged here earlier this week about the growing trend of consumers shopping via tablet computers. But consumers aren’t the only ones warming up to tablets, according to a new study issued today by Spiceworks Inc. Small and midsized businesses (SMBs) are increasingly using tablets, along with cloud computing and virtualization technology, and are spending more money on technology than they have in recent years. The Spiceworks State of SMB IT survey found that: Business use of tablets is on the rise among SMBs. Fifty percent have either deployed tablet computers, such as iPads, or plan to do so within the next six months. Cloud services are rapidly growing in popularity. Nearly half (46 percent) of SMBs now use cloud services, a major increase from the 28 percent that repor...

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