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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.

Infonetics Research Finds: VoIP and UC Market on the Rise

Infonetics Research yesterday released key findings from their most recent VoIP and UC Services and Subscribers forecast report. This report, which tracks vendors such as AT&T, Comcast, NTT, Shaw Communications and Time Warner Cable, found that the overall VoIP services market saw a 9% increase from 2011 to 2012, which works out to a $63 billion market for both residential and business subscribers.

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ABI Research Releases Latest Network Managed Services Market Prediction

ABI Logo -Photo Credit:, ABI Research released the results of a network managed services market research study. This particular study predicts that the network managed services sector will see only a minor CAGR of 7% for the period between 2012 and 2018, which is a major slowdown from double-digit growth over the past 8 or so years.

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IDC Releases Hosted Private Cloud Services Forecast

IDC logoToday, IDC released the results of their Worldwide Hosted Private Cloud Services 2012-2016 Forecast: New Models for Delivering Infrastructure Services report, which was conducted in late 2012. According to the report, the Hosted Private Cloud sector is expected to see 50% compound annual growth, resulting in a $24 billion market by 2016.

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