You would think cyber criminals could get more out of hacking into the mainframe of a large organization but, these days, small businesses are the ones being targeted. By Rick Delgado, contributing writer
Business Solutions regularly conducts surveys so our editorial team can better understand what topics and trends are important to our readers. We recently closed a survey for our ISV/software developer audience to help us improve our editorial coverage and shape our 2017 ISV IQ Live! conferences. Business Solutions wants to make our insights on the survey available to our ISV readers so they can see what topics their peers and competitors are most interested in, and what parts of their business ISVs are struggling with the most.
Anyone who has tried to start a business will likely testify it’s an incredibly difficult undertaking. In fact, about 90 percent of all startups fail within the first year. Still though, there is that 10 percent of entrepreneurs who hit the ground running and find success from day one. What is it about these individuals that allow them to achieve success? Is there some magic formula to follow?
Information technology channel firms are caught up in a dichotomy over where cloud computing fits into their business, new research from CompTIA reveals. Nearly 40 percent of companies surveyed for CompTIA’s Sixth Annual State of the Channel report say cloud computing is the number one reason to be optimistic about the channel’s future. At the same time, cloud computing is one of the main reasons that a third of channel firms surveyed are thinking negatively about the days ahead.