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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.

UBM Tech Channel Acquired by Management-Led Investment Group

SMB Nation 2003With acquisitions currently on the top of minds of most of the channel as of late, it is interesting to note that today, the channel media itself is now the topic of conversation regarding M&A deals.

It was reported this morning on CRN’s Web site that an executive management group, led by UBM Tech (CRN’s parent company) CEO Robert Faletra, has acquired UBM Tech Channel for an undisclosed sum.

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Road Closed Ahead Starting April 8th and SBS 2003, XP

xpm roadclosedDid you know the great threat and opportunity to many of your SMB customers lurks a mere 250-days from now?

You should be keenly focused on the April 8th opportunity – something many SMB IT Pros liken to the Y2K madness of a generation ago. Think about it. You have a “statuary deadline” announced by Microsoft for Small Business Server 2003 and the end-of-support. Our research shows that literally every SMB IT Pro has at least one client STILL RUNNING SBS 2003!

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