In a recent release of the 1st half of 2013 State of SMB IT Report conducted by Spiceworks Voice of IT market insights program some strong trends are shown.
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Every business person using a computer knows that it is important to back up their electronic data regularly so it can be recovered in the event of hardware or software failure. Unfortunately not everyone does this and even those that do don't always use the best methods or tools. Failure to put proper steps in place and then following them religiously can lead to serious consequences.
Anyone who reads technology news will know by now that Microsoft Windows 8 has been less than a stellar performer for Microsoft and for most users. A new update preview is expected in late June as a forerunner for changes to be released when Microsoft offers a public release later this year.
Even though many small businesses still don't have a full fledged backup strategy in place there is a more critical change taking over as more and more businesses understand that they cannot operate without considering what would happen with a complete IT network shut down.
Most businesses today have a composite document collection they have to deal with.
There are many considerations when you purchase or lease a new MFP. Some are obvious but many may not be. Here's a simple checklist of things you might take into account.
One of the trends we are seeing is a tendency for some clients to over hold on expiring MFP leases. What do I mean by over holding? Simply a tendency to ignore the end of the lease, move into an over holding situation as far as the leasing company is concerned and to continue to pay the same lease payment month to month or quarter to quarter while continuing to use the equipment.
Recent data on desktop operating system (OS) market share indicates that Windows XP still has almost 39% of the market. Windows 7 is at almost 45% with Windows Vista and Windows 8 at 3.17% making up the balance of the Windows PC market.