R-and-D Tax Credit Makes Technology Upgrades More Affordable

A one-dollar reduction in the after-tax cost of research and development creates an additional dollar of new spending in the short term and two dollars of additional spending in the long term, according to the Council of Regional Information Technology Associations (CRITA)—but what small business can afford R&D in times like these? Those who use […]

Inbox Rules

Reading this article will help you take control of email by reducing unwanted email and making your email time more productive. If you’ve never experienced the feeling of drowning in emails, then you are an exception. If this has never happened to you, publish your email address in a couple of sites where spambots get […]

Email Best Practices

Why you should care… Email is perhaps the most important productivity tool available – yet its potential as a time waster is well known. It’s essential that you master this critical business tool and make it work of you. Email is one of the most indispensable collaboration tools for any business. Email has become such […]

Collaboration Technologies to the Rescue

Reading this article will give you an overview of tools and technologies that will help you and your teams collaborate effectively and productively. Collaboration and teamwork can make or break a company. Long gone are the days when your employees could work independent of each other. In today’s market, if you want to stay competitive […]

Microsoft Rolls Out New Small Business Server Options

“Microsoft has announced new server software that it said provides small and medium businesses with enterprise-quality capabilities while helping them to save money, increase productivity and grow their businesses. While designed specifically for small and midsized companies, Windows Small Business Server 2008 (SBS 2008) and Windows Essential Business Server 2008 (EBS 2008) include Microsoft’s high-end […]

Microsoft Offers 0 Percent Financing to New Microsoft Dynamics ERP and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Customers

Microsoft Dynamics is committed to helping credit-approved customers gain access to capital and invest in their businesses even in uncertain times. REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 13, 2008 — Microsoft Corp. today announced 0 percent financing for 36 months for new, qualifying customers of Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM solutions. The limited time offer is available […]

Microsoft Announces General Availability of Windows Small Business Server 2008 and Windows Essential Business Server 2008

Solutions designed to help small and midsize businesses save money and compete in a global marketplace. REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 12, 2008 — As part of Microsoft Corp.’s $6.5 billion annual investment in products, support programs and incentives for small and midsize businesses, the company today announced the general availability of Windows Small Business Server […]

Lessons about Tech I Wish I Knew Then

“There are some steps that small business owners should take today that will help them tomorrow when it comes to understanding and deploying technology. It seems so obvious now. You think, why didn’t I do that then?” Read the story on Inc Technology Published with permission from TechAdvisory.org. Source.

How to Secure Old Hardware Before Disposing of It

Don’t give thieves access to your data when you clean house Imagine the grin on a data thief’s face when they realize they hit the jackpot: a thoughtlessly discarded computer processor in a dumpster. Or maybe they come across it at a thrift store, or even have it shipped to their door off eBay. By […]

It’s Housecleaning Time: What to Do With Old Hardware

The best ways to say goodbye At Varay, we’ll be the first to tell you that staying on top of modern technology is a vital smart business practice. Still, we understand it’s far more bitter than sweet to upgrade those old computers, printers, and other essential business pieces. The whole process stings: that stuff wasn’t […]

Top 10 Tech Gadget Gifts

Gadgets so cool you’ll want to keep them for yourself The holidays are upon us! No need to stress about those hard-to-shop-for people on your gift list. We’ve put together a list of our top 10 tech gadget gifts, so you’re sure to find something fun for everyone. Each link goes to a product review, […]