Microsoft, Nokia and others are following Apple’s lead in launching application stores for their mobile platforms. Suddenly, solution providers and app developers have a whole new channel to present their wares.
The Microsoft-backed systems integrator is plunging into the mobile apps market, pioneering a model of selecting, integrating and supporting mobile business applications for smartphones. Is this the next great channel opportunity?
A study commissioned by Siemens finds that communication and collaboration problems are virtually the same among SMB organisations as they are in enterprise environments. But those problems are more expensive to SMBs, as inefficiencies cost them as much as £352,000 annually.
The declining economy is forcing businesses in all sectors to cut spending, but solution providers are seeing the biggest cuts right where you’d expect: among the verticals hardest hit by the recession.