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SMB Nation has been serving the Bainbridge Island area since 2001, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Cbeyond Releases Security Best Practice Tips List

cbeyond smallCbeyond recently released a list of five best-practice security tips for SMBs as part of their “Technology Ally” series. The list was composed primarily for employee and customer data practices, and was aimed at SMBs, as they have a lot to lose from a data breach.

The five tips outlined by Cbeyond are as follows:

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Oops…My Bad! 5 Blogs We Missed Last Week

Here we go again! As I do each week, I am really enjoying bringing our readers a quick round-up of the blog coverage I didn’t manage to get to during the week prior.

 In addition, here at SMB Nation, we are already gearing up for our annual fall event to be held Oct. 10-12 in Las Vegas at the Rio! We have been hard at work designing a brand new Web site specifically for this event, which you must check out today: http://fall.smbnation.com/. For additional information on the new Web site and our fall conference, check out our blog post here.

Due to the short holiday week here in the U.S., there are no industry events scheduled. SMB Nation’s offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, in honor of Independence Day…a safe and Happy 4th to all of our readers!

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Survey Says: Mobility, BYOD, Social Media are Hot Topics for SMBs

Cbeyond has released the results of its Summer 2013 Cbeyond Business Leader Snapshot, a blind survey of 711 executives who run a business with 1-250 employees. The survey was released at a most fitting time, as this is National Small Business Week! Check out our related blog on this topic that we posted up earlier this week on this cool celebration.

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Cbeyond TotalAssist Aims to Simplify Cloud Migration, IT Support and Management

Cbeyond said that it has expanded its service portfolio to now include TotalAssist Services, a strategic set of services designed to alleviate the burden of IT management for customers. With the launch of TotalAssist, Cbeyond says that it is now the only services provider positioned to completely support and guarantee quality of service for the entire SMB IT user experience from a user's desktop through a private, secure network right to an enterprise-class cloud data center.

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Cbeyond Reveals Top 5 Cloud Resource, Time-Saving Tips for SMBs

Cbeyond yesterday revealed its top five tips to help SMBs save resources dedicated to managing and maintaining cloud servers before, during or post cloud implementation. The guidelines, part of Cbeyond's "Technology Ally" best practices series, are designed to help SMBs realize the full potential of their IT investments and better serve customers.

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Cbeyond Releases New Cloud Management Portal for SMB Customers

Cbeyond logoToday, Cbeyond, Inc. announced the availability of a new one-stop online portal which will allow customers to better monitor and manage their cloud services. The Cbeyond Online portal is a self-serve offering that can be accessed via web browser or mobile devices, and will support the company’s cloud service platform, including newly-added TotalCloud Data Center and Phone System.

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Cbeyond Announces General Availability of Certified Applications Servers

Cbeyond logoThis morning, Cbeyond, Inc. released news that their Certified Application Servers service is now generally available for SMBs. This service allows users to deploy their most commonly-used applications via the cloud, for access from any device.

According to a company press release, the driving force behind bringing this service into the SMB arena was a result of a December 2012 survey, in which 91% of SMBs replied that business applications would become critical to operations within the year of 2013.

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