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Keep IT in control

Ask any business, small or large—security is one of their biggest concerns. In an increasingly connected world, how can you be sure that your company data is both accessible and secure? A business solution from Microsoft gives you the tools you need to safeguard your...

Stay Connected Anywhere

Access your data and stay connected with your team from virtually anywhere. Catch that little league game or take in that meeting from home. Across PCs and mobile devices—or even business applications on your servers—Microsoft offers a complete platform to get your...

Connect Your People, Processes, and Systems

Connect your people, processes, and systems with the trusted tools you need to manage your financials, streamline your operations, increase sales, and keep customers happy—desktop to mobile, server to cloud—a business solution from Microsoft helps your employees...

ERP for Every Size Business

Doing business in today’s changing environment requires the responsive business processes and systems that only ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) can deliver. Microsoft gives your small- or mid-size business access to solutions that streamline processes and put data...

Get BI on the Fly

Making everything mobile is the mantra of nearly every business and certainly every IT department. And why not? When you give users the same flexibility and functionality in their business systems that they get in their personal lives, they’re happier, they’re more...

Business Process Improvement is within Reach

This is a tumultuous time for businesses, adjusting to new ways to interact with customers and applying technology to improve productivity. Since the rate of change is unlikely to stop, businesses need to be able to adapt. When your business processes are consistently...

Take the Burden Out of Business Intelligence

If money were no object, you’d have a personal technology counselor for every employee. That’s why balancing the cost of IT “overhead” with the powerful benefits of your IT team is so tricky for every business. Business insight without administration nightmares Just...

Global Business on a Local Budget

The internet puts pressure on small and mid-size businesses to maintain customer service levels that compete with global businesses. It may not be as hard to keep up with the big guys as you think. You can apply the best practices from leaders in your industry with...

Grow Your Business Without Growing Your Payroll

As your business grows, so should your profits…right? Unfortunately that not always the case and it’s frustrating to see all your additional cash go toward larger and larger payroll. With a focus on productivity, you can grow sales with the same team you have in place...

Adapt to Regulatory Requirements

While the regulatory requirements of each industry and each geography are unique, they all share a common theme: change. Whether it’s health care mandates or industry-specific financial reporting requirements, every business has to balance rock-solid systems that...

Connect your People to the Information They Need

The way we work has changed. With the right information, employees can be just as productive working in their home or in the field as they are in the office. Accounting or business management systems that can’t deliver information where it’s needed will hold you and...

Cash is King, Get the Most Out of Every Dollar

After the downturns and instabilities of recent years, it’s easy to understand why every business is a little cash-obsessed. Whether you’re saving for a rainy day or doing accounting gymnastics to stretch your thin reserves, every finance department is zeroed in on...

Put Your Data to Work

As a business owner, your job is all about making decisions. For today’s decision maker, the problem has become too much data instead of the lack of it. Data is created for every transaction and interaction, but can you combine and analyze that data to improve your...

Make Managing Your Finances a Breeze

If you are smart, you stay away from the accounting department at the end of the month. Things get a little hectic in there, and all they can focus on is running the balance sheet and closing the books. If you know what’s good for your business, you’ll give them (and...

Take Your Business beyond QuickBooks

If you’re like a lot of small and midsize businesses (SMBs) today, your current systems are nudging you further and further out of your comfort zone. They get the basic job done, as long as nothing out of the ordinary happens. But what will happen when you want to...