Give superpowers to your sales team with the right CRM

I wish I had superpowers, said the sales rep after a long day at the office. A desire shared by many other sales professionals, according to research conducted by Denis Pombriant from the Beagle Research Group, LLC. In his study "Getting Past the Breaking Point of Yesterday’s CRM," Pombriant presents six superpowers that 98% of sellers wish they had:

Predicting the future 
Having a perfect memory 
Having a super-focus 
Knowing a prospect’s mood
Being super organized
Reading their sales managers’ mind           

Such a desire has a fundamental cause: selling is a complex task.

5 Tips for Working Remotely to Protect Your Business in Times of Corona Virus

As an IT company we've had our fair share of dealing with viruses, but this one is unique.

Wherever you go today, everyone is talking about the Corona virus (COVID-19). The numbers are growing with almost 100,000 cases reported worldwide, to date and far outpacing the SARS epidemic in early 2000s. Depending on who you listen to, some news reports are framing it as an epidemic of borderline extinction.

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Business continuity in the cloud

Are you weighing the pros and cons of the cloud for business continuity? Let’s take a closer look at why the cloud is best for this strategy. Better uptime Backing up to an internal drive or an external hard drive won’t completely secure data. If someone steals your device, you instantly lose the backup it […]

Why should you allow your employees to work from home

When it comes to the debate about whether you can get more work done at home than in the office, the interesting divide is between those who have tried it and those who have not. An even 50 percent of those who have tried it say they are more productive at home.

Virtualization containers 101

The affordability of cloud computing and virtualization are helping small businesses do away with in-house IT hardware. Virtual containers are the next step in that trend. They come with plenty of benefits and are becoming easier to manage every day. What are containers and why are they so popular? Virtual containers are like digital versions […]

Serverless computing is the next big thing

The term “serverless computing” conjures images of a world where business owners don’t need to purchase expensive hardware or configure complex software. Luckily, serverless computing isn’t just a dream — it’s completely real and is the next big thing in cloud computing. What is serverless computing? Serverless computing is a bit of a misnomer since […]

5 cloud security tips for business owners

Cloud computing marketing can be deceiving. When you see an image of the cloud, it’s often a happy, bubbly, white puffball floating delightfully in front of a blue sky background. Its presence is both calming and reassuring, which makes you believe that anything is possible. Security would never be an issue, right? Ask one of […]

The cloud and virtualization, simplified

Cloud computing and virtualization are similar but not interchangeable. Both have their own benefits, so it’s worth learning how each technology works. With this knowledge, you can make the most out of your technology investment. Virtualization Imagine a company with five servers, each assigned a single task such as storage, email, etc. If one day […]

What are Virtual Containers?

Virtual containers have recently gained prominence with the open-source container platform, Docker. It promises to change the way IT operations are carried out, just like virtualization technology did a few years ago. Read on to know more about this revolutionary breakthrough and how it can help your business. What are containers and why are they […]

SMBs benefit from serverless computing

“Serverless computing” sounds like a dream come true. It conjures images of a world where business owners don’t need to worry about purchasing expensive hardware or configuring complex software. But serverless computing isn’t just a dream, it’s the next big thing in cloud computing. What is it? Outsourcing workloads to the cloud — like websites […]