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U.S SMBs Planning to Adopt Cloud Computing Services at Faster Rate

Cloud computing is most familiar among both business and personal users. According to survey conducted by Spiceworks, during the first half of 2010, 14 percent of small and medium businesses (SMBs) were found to be using cloud computing services and another 10 percent are planning to deploy cloud-based services. About 38 percent of SMBs having […]

7 out of 10 Index Components of Small Business Optimism in U.S Show Growth

NFIB Index of Small Business Optimism, in May, increased to 92.2(gaining 1.6 points). Out of 10 Index components, 7 increased, with job creation and plans for capital expenditure remained at the same levels. Trends in some of the major components are as follows: Inventories and sales The net percent of all owners (seasonally adjusted) having […]

U.S SMBs Unsure of Their Business Plans Due to Downturn

Discover Small Business Watch, reported that the expansion plans of small businesses showed some improvement in January, but again declined in February, showing no signs of improvement there on. Discover’s monthly check, measured pulse of small business owners and found that it was 75.7 in March, which is down by 9.2 points from February and […]