Magazine Article | October 18, 2011

Small Business Market Presents Wide-Open Wireless Opportunity

By Brian Albright, Business Solutions magazine.

In just a few short years, wireless communications have gone from a novelty to a necessity in the SMB market. The pace of business has increased, and smaller companies have to keep up with technology innovation to remain competitive. Because mobile devices are now so affordable and ubiquitous and wireless technology has become more cost-effective and easier to use, resellers are in a perfect position to help their SMB clients upgrade their infrastructure.

"The proliferation of mobile devices and smart devices makes it critical for businesses to implement wireless solutions," says Mike Ferney, vice president of merchandising at Catalyst Telecom. "Many employees have wireless networks at home, and it's hard for a business to make its employees take a step backwards from a technology perspective when they come into work."