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Monthly Archives: March 2011

Microsoft Launches Intune PC Tool for Small Businesses

If you run a small or medium size business, have you ever thought that you needed the same kind of PC-management tools that large corporations use? If you haven’t then Microsoft sure has. Microsoft believes that the tools large corporations use to manage their PC network should be available to small and medium sized businesses which is why they just invented Intune, a web-based service which gives businesses the ability patch and update programs and track antivirus software on their computers. According to Group Product Manager at Microsoft Alex Heaton, “It’s using the cloud to make Windows more secure.

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Apple’s Joint Venture Designed Specifically for Small Businesses

Here is some pretty awesome news that you might not have heard about in the midst of all the iPad 2 hysteria that recently took place. Apple, amidst the reveal of the iPad 2, debuted a new program that is targeted at small businesses. Apple is calling it Joint Venture and the program will offer specialized support as well as personal training, loaner Macs and other business-specific services at a price that is fairly comparable to Apple’s current ProCare Plan.

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