SMB/Midmarket Opportunities


  • VARs want in on subscriptions, but some vendors are making it hard


    The Renewal Game
    With software subscription sales expected to reach $52 billion by 2012, is it any wonder that solution providers want in on a piece of the subscription renewal action?
  • Intuit stakes 2009 growth hopes on SaaS and its resilient QuickBooks


    Strength In Ubiquity
    It would be tough to find a software application that's more prevalent among small businesses than Intuit Inc.'s QuickBooks. So when the Mountain View, Calif.-based vendor ships a new release of the ubiquitous accounting and financial management package, solution providers take notice.
  • VAR Steps Into The Ring For Charity
    A Long Island VAR's boxing match vs. Lindsay Lohan's father was postponed until March 2009 because Lohan had to withdraw. But Bob Venero, CEO of Future Tech Enterprise, is still stepping into the ring for charity.
  • 11 Touching Scenes From Microsoft's WinHEC Show
    ChannelWeb prowled the Microsoft WinHEC show and brings you visions of multitouch, netbooks, virtualization and a future version of Windows that doesn't make people shout and want to break things. At least, not yet.
  • Microsoft Cuts Home Server Price By 30 Percent
    Microsoft has cut the price of Windows Home Server by 30 percent in the system builder channel, a move that's aimed at promoting more sales of the once-promising product whose progress has been slowed by technical issues.
  • LinkedIn Adds New Collaboration Apps
    Patrick Crane, LinkedIn's vice president of marketing, said the new apps are helping to create a service that offers 'collaboration infrastructure for companies.'
  • 10 Hot UTM Products
    UTM devices are increasingly embraced by both the midmarket and SMB space, as businesses tighten their belts and find ways to do more with less. Here are a few all-in-one security solutions to watch.
  • 10 Channel Tricks And Treats
    With Halloween lurking just around the corner, ChannelWeb examines some of this year's biggest stories to find out what impact they had on solution providers. Trick or Treat!
  • Are You Ready For The Great Wireless Wave?
    From small businesses to enterprises to the federal government to regional service providers, more and more customers have been approved to introduce wireless broadband technology into their IT infrastructure as a means to be more flexible and more efficient.
  • Boning Up On Antec's Skeleton
    Case and component maker Antec drew excitement from the gaming and pro-sumer world with its Skeleton PC chassis. The Test Center obtained one and went to work building a transparent PC.

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