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  • Telstra unveils new tech support service for small businesses

    Telstra small business customers will be able to subscribe to a service the company says is akin to having an “on-call IT team” to provide phone and online support. The 24/7 tech advice and support service is dubbed ‘Telstra Platinum for Business’.

  • Optus to launch SMB stores

    Optus will launch 126 new small business specialist stores, the telco announced today. In addition, the company will launch a dedicated SMB call centre in Adelaide.

  • Small businesses savvy about digital transformation

    A survey of the use of cloud services by Australian and New Zealand businesses undertaken by IDC and commissioned by Oracle has shown a surprising level of maturity in the understanding, and implementation of, digital transformation among smaller Australian businesses.

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  • Promote your business with online video

    Whether you're General Motors or the corner convenience store, you probably could use a little more business. The question is how to get the word out about your products or services to the people who need them. One hot technique these days is to use short videos.

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  • BlackBerry PlayBook hands-on

    The BlackBerry PlayBook is nearing its final build with fully working tablets on public show at Mobile World Congress and one stand representative going so far as to refer to a PlayBook as "my own". All that's left, we're told, is battery optimisation - something that's actively being worked on.

  • Server technology guide

    The fact is there is no onesize-fits-all server for small and medium businesses (SMBs). There are hundreds of choices across a dozen or so brands and far more configuration possibilities. Then there are the different approaches to server spend. Some buy on price, some on technology, some on brand, and some a mixture of factors at varying levels. Thankfully, there are some general guidelines on how to approach a new server purchase.

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  • Dell PowerEdge VRTX Networking Deployment Guide: for Microsoft Lync and Dell Mobility

    This deployment guide outlines the steps of connecting the VRTX to a small business network including integration options for Dell W-Series WLAN Mobility controller. Dell PowerEdge VRTX is designed to empower Remote Office/Branch Office (ROBO) and Small and Medium Business (SMB) with the connectivity, along with its optimised storage and compute power to deliver an end-to-end solution optimised for providing for time sensitive applications like Microsoft Lync.