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DEFINITION: A Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) is a small business that is at least 51 percent owned by one or more individuals who are both socially and economically disadvantaged. SDB status makes a company eligible for bidding and contracting benefit programs involved with federal procurement. Businesses must be certified by the Small Business Administration (SBA) to qualify for SDB status. A publicly-owned  … 
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How SMBs Can Benefit From Hybrid Cloud-Based Backup and Business Continuity
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to uncover the next-gen benefits that hybrid cloud-based backup and business continuity can provide to tight-budgeted small and medium sized businesses.
Posted: 21 May 2013 | Published: 20 May 2013

Datto, Inc.

NGFW Critical to SMB Network
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In today's sophisticated and rapidly changing threat landscape, traditional firewall could be increasing your security risks rather than alleviating them. Next-Generation Firewalls dramatically improve protection over traditional firewalls.
Posted: 08 Jan 2013 | Published: 08 Jan 2013

Dell Software

Building a Business Case
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
WHITE PAPER: Small to midsize organizations that fail to adopt adequate mobile security measures may soon be out of business. This expert white paper outlines the business case for mobile security among SMBs; also inside, discover the key features your solution needs, and the benefits of a cloud-based approach to mobile security.
Posted: 20 Dec 2012 | Published: 20 Dec 2012

SearchSecurity.com

ERP software for SMEs demonstrates that size isn’t always everything
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This nine-page Buyer’s Guide to ERP Sof t ware gives CIOs and senior IT professionals an insight into the market that has grown for ERP aimed at SMEs.
Posted: 26 Sep 2012 | Published: 19 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Big Data Analytics and The New Era of Data Warehousing
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how customer demands have prompted recent changes in the data warehouse market, and how those changes are opening the door for a new breed of vendors beyond those who previously dominated the industry with stack offerings.
Posted: 05 Dec 2011 | Published: 05 Dec 2011

Information Builders

CW+: How to manage expenses in small and mid-sized businesses
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: More than ever, small businesses need to efficiently control costs and optimise cash flow, but how, and what role does automation play in this process?
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

5 Reasons Growing SMEs Cannot Ignore the Cloud
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: When a growing business cannot justify developing its in-house IT department, the cloud can deliver pay-as-you-go, access to skilled staff and flexibility. But can SME business leaders trust the cloud with security and standardisation?
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 16 Feb 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

IBM Analytic Answers for Retail Purchase Analysis and Offer Targeting
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a portfolio of cloud-based strategies that allow organizations of all shapes and sizes to benefit from advanced analytics – without the need for infrastructural changes, expensive software, or analytics expertise.
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

IBM

2012 - Endpoint Security Best Practices Survey
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Consult this informative resource to find out more about securing your endpoints. It outlines the best practices to avoid a cyber-attack along with many other helpful recommendations.
Posted: 06 Sep 2012 | Published: 06 Sep 2012

Symantec Corporation

Integrative CRM Enhances Midsize Business Agility and Performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper is designed to help IT and business leaders at midsize companies find innovative ways to extend their customer relationship management (CRM) capabilities to capitalize on emerging trends such as cloud, mobile, social media and predictive analytics. Gain essential insight to get closer to your customers and ensure your company's survival.
Posted: 16 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Jul 2012

IBM

ShoreTel Small Business Edition: Simple Communications That Grow With Your Business
sponsored by ScanSource & ShoreTel
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the details of a unified communications (UC) system that provides powerful, feature-rich, scalable, productivity-boosting UC to small businesses at an affordable price point.
Posted: 07 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

ScanSource & ShoreTel

Accelerate Your Journey to the Cloud
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: You need a virtualization solution that’s simple to buy, deploy and manage, and that actually delivers the promised lower costs and increase efficiency benefits.  Check out this short white paper to learn more.
Posted: 18 Jun 2012 | Published: 18 Jun 2012

EMC & Arrow

Top Five Obstacles Companies Face and How to Overcome Them
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses five obstacles that small businesses and midsized companies face.
Posted: 02 Feb 2012 | Published: 27 Jan 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Assessing the Total Cost of Ownership for BI
sponsored by LogiXML
WHITE PAPER: This report provides mid-market organizations a framework for evaluating the total cost of ownership (TCO) of business intelligence (BI) solutions.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

LogiXML

Ask Questions Until You Get the Right Answers and the Right Network
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Establishing a relationship with a trusted reseller can help you turn your network into something that matches your business and fulfills the specific needs of your organization.
Posted: 12 Dec 2011 | Published: 08 Dec 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Streamline Your Business, Accelerate Profitable Growth
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: A comprehensive, integrated system that provides support for all of your business functions— including financials, sales, customers, purchasing, inventory,operations, and human resources— can enable small businesses to streamline processes, act on timely, accurate information, and accelerate profitable growth. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 07 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2009

SAP AG

Avaya IP Office Release 6: Small Office Deployment & TCO vs. ShoreTel IP Phone System
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for a comparison of Avaya's IP Office and ShoreTel’s IP Phone System. Then discover how Avaya IP Office uses a scalable system that minimizes power consumption and avoids the need for a dedicated Windows server system in sub-20 person offices.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

Avaya

How Effective Communications Delivers Real Results for Your Small Business
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper for four key ways any growing business can benefit from today’s new IP-based communications solutions.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

Avaya

CRM and Small Business: Smaller, Faster, Better
sponsored by SugarCRM Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The advent of cloud-based CRM applications has eliminated the significant initial budgetary barriers to entry for many businesses, and the proliferation of products geared toward smaller businesses has presented small business with options that allow them to choose based on specific features. Learn more about how CRM can help your small business.
Posted: 01 Sep 2011 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

SugarCRM Inc.

Collaboration Guide for Small Business
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Success increasingly relies on users being able to communicate from anywhere in a cost-effective and secure manner. Organizations seek integrated productivity tools that enable real-time collaboration. This guide shows the process for implementing Microsoft collaboration tools in a small company, one with fewer than 250 employees.
Posted: 15 Jun 2011 | Published: 15 Jun 2011

Dell, Inc.

Revolution not Evolution: How Cloud Computing Differs from Traditional IT and Why it Matters
sponsored by Rackspace Hosting
WHITE PAPER: This paper details the revolution that Cloud Computing is bringing to IT and contrasts the new IT approach from traditional approaches. Read now to learn more!
Posted: 24 Jan 2011 | Published: 24 Jan 2011

Rackspace Hosting

Six Reasons to Get Smarter About Storage
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A growing trend in small businesses is to solve storage problems with a simpler, more elegant technology: network-attached storage (NAS). Continue reading to learn about NAS appliances such as Cisco® Small Business NSS 300 Series Smart Storage solution, as well as learn the reasons why it differs from other NAS storage method.
Posted: 21 Jan 2011 | Published: 21 Jan 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

How to Get More for Your Storage Dollar: Cool Applications
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: If you've heard of network-attached storage (NAS), you know that this technology can centralize data storage for high availability and security. But now NAS does much more, for about the same price. Continue reading to learn more.
Posted: 21 Jan 2011 | Published: 21 Jan 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Service Please: Five Tips for Easy, Affordable Tech Support
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A dark secret of investing in technology is the substantial cost of not doing the technical support well. You may increase productivity and profits simply by adopting a new strategy for network maintenance and troubleshooting. Read on to learn how three small businesses get technical support that brings them peace of mind at an affordable price.
Posted: 21 Jan 2011 | Published: 21 Jan 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Take Control: How to Keep Traffic Moving, at a Low Cost
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Network performance problems bring everyone down. They drain productivity, spirits, and profits. But your IT resources and budget are limited. Really, what can you do? Read this paper to find out how to take control with a managed switch.
Posted: 21 Jan 2011 | Published: 21 Jan 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.
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SMALL BUSINESSES DEFINITION (continued): …  business may be considered an SDB if at least 51 percent of its stock is unconditionally owned by one or more such individuals and if the public company's management and daily business is controlled by one or more such individuals.The SBA defines socially disadvantaged groups as those who have been, historically, subjected to "racial or ethnic prejudice or cultural bias" within the larger American culture. Identified groups include: African Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans and Subcontinent Asian Americans. Members of other groups may qualify … 
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