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Here comes a supercomputing app store

The Ohio Supercomputer Center plans to open an app store in an effort to give smaller organizations access to high-performance computing.

Aruba announces cloud-based Wi-Fi management service

Aruba Networks announced a new Aruba Central cloud-based management service for Wi-Fi networks that could be valuable to companies with branch operations, schools and mid-sized networks where IT support is scarce.

5 security best practices for SMBs

If your small-to-midsized business is like most, you're playing a game of chicken with cyber-criminals. You probably know that your defenses probably aren't able to repel today's sophisticated, persistent attacks, yet you hope that you'll be overlooked.

Intuit debuts QuickBooks 2013

Intuit has unveiled QuickBooks for Mac 2013, the newest version of its small-business accounting software package. According to Intuit representatives, the new features in QuickBooks 2013 are designed to help users get started quickly, to organize records more effectively, and to simplify common tasks.

Severe weather intensifies focus on disaster planning

Severe thunderstorms, wildfires and droughts should put companies on alert to look into their business continuity planning. Disaster recovery plans that only back up data regionally may need to be rethought, experts say.

SAP unveils HANA in-memory database offerings for SMBs

SAP on Tuesday announced the first products based on its HANA in-memory database aimed at small and medium-sized businesses, including a new Edge edition of the software as well as HANA-powered analytics for the Business One ERP (enterprise resource planning) suite. plans 1Gbps fiber service to San Francisco homes

Internet service provider unveiled an ambitious plan on Wednesday to build a fiber network that would reach most residences and small businesses in San Francisco with 1G bps Internet access.

Automotive supplier doubles in size after adopting HPC

L&L Products, an automotive supplier in Michigan, grew dramatically after adding high performance computing to its manufacturing process.

Aging East Coast infrastructure a concern after quake

The earthquake that struck the East Coast on Tuesday should serve as a wake-up call about the frailty of our aging infrastructure, and it should stir businesses to create or update business continuity plans.

RIM launches smartphone management for small businesses

Research In Motion launched a free online service for small businesses to help them centrally manage BlackBerry smartphones in the cloud, providing protection for business content saved on the devices.

Free trade zone gets wired up to boost customer service

One of the fastest growing free trade zones in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is depending on a Cisco partner to streamline communications among locators in the zone.

SMBs overwhelmed with data turn to cloud services

A new report finds that SMBs are largely underserved by suppliers of data protection products and many are turning to cloud services as an affordable alternative to internal technology deployments.

Verizon launches cloud service for SMBs

Verizon announced a cloud computing service for small and midsize U.S. businesses with up to 1,000 employees.

Teo launches single-server unified comms system

Teo announced a unified communications platform that relies on a Linux-based server to provide multiple applications, including voice mail, across a variety of devices.

Cisco moves to unify small business communications

Today, Cisco announced a handful of new additions to its Services Ready Platform, Wireless VPN Firewall, and Cisco 100 Unmanaged Switch lineups aimed at small businesses.

Acresso who? Macrovision spinoff changes name, again

Under a legal threat from another software firm with a similar name, Acresso Software Inc. is changing its name to Flexera Software after just 19 months.

Zetta offers cloud storage for the enterprise

Zetta announces its cloud storage service offering, which is targeting companies that would want to store primary data on near-line disk without having to build out their own secondary-disk storage infrastructures.

Microsoft to offer 'mission-critical support' for enterprises

Microsoft said Tuesday that it will expand its enterprise support services for its software for the second time in six months, while downplaying concern about competition the move may create with its partners.

i365 offers new backup capabilities for SMBs

Data backup vendor i365 is adding enterprise-class data backup and infrastructure disaster recovery capabilities to its products aimed at small and midsized businesses.

Gmail activation problem in Apps finally solved

Google has finally fixed a problem affecting the e-mail service of its Apps suite.