SME stories - Page 3
Kiwi SMEs win out over Aussie counterparts
"What should be a priority for SMBs is making the most of the opportunities that technology can provide in order to remain competitive."
Dell launches two new productivity and communication tools
Capitalising on a growing demand for productivity and communication tools, Dell has made two new additions to its cloud client-computing portfolio.
Cyber security now about mitigating risk
“In 2016, cyber security will move further toward the boardroom as a corporate issue and become a continual process of risk mitigation."
NZ Govt extends support to local SMEs
The New Zealand Government is supporting the growth of small to medium enterprises (SMEs) with an extension on its Regional Business Partner programme
Kiwi SMEs: Will you earn the ‘cyber security tick’?
“Small and medium businesses need to take steps to protect their online records as much as they keep their buildings and physical assets safe."
Ezidebit launches cloud-based payment system for Aussie businesses
“Our new platform offers more ways to help our customers run their businesses more efficiently and get paid on time."
Auckland SMEs 'disappointed' with local council
MYOB surveyed more than 300 SME operators based in Auckland, and found disatisfaction with local council support is at its highest level in two years.
SME internet satisfaction drops but online benefits are increasing
Kiwi SMEs are increasingly unhappy about internet access speeds and reliability but those with an online presence are reaping the benefits.
New peer-to-peer lender aims to shake up the market
"We’ve looked extremely hard at what really matters to borrowers and investors in New Zealand and have built Lending Crowd [based on this]."
Growing consumer power a huge disruptive force
“The world gone mobile is not a simple story of technological change, it is a story of fundamental shifts in consumer behaviour.”
Spark launches new email service for Kiwi SMEs
Spark is expanding its offerings with Spark Business Mail - a new cloud-based email platform hosted in New Zealand and designed for SMEs.
Why SMEs shouldn’t listen to business confidence surveys
While business confidence surveys may seem beneficial for businesses, they actually can do more harm than good.
Vadacom and Connect NZ unite to deliver Kiwi SMEs smarter phone systems
"Connect NZ are trusted by thousands of SMEs for their technology requirements, so we’re delighted that Vadacom is now a key part of their offering."
Logitech enables collaboration with video conferencing solutions
A key player in the video conferencing space is Logitech. The vendor has a line of video conferencing solutions designed to aid collaboration.
Kiwi SMEs: Prepare for challenging times now
New Zealand SMEs need to ensure their networks are robust enough to withstand any form of economic slowdown.
SMEs choosing cyber security over customer convenience
Nearly all small business owners recognising the growing importance of cyber security, with the vast majority prioritising security over customers.
The easy way to get compliance right
Compliance Matters is an online tool from Business.govt.nz that makes it easy for businesses to understand what they need to do to comply with the law
SMEs: Invest in a printer that suits your needs and reap the benefits
When SMEs choose a product that meets their individual requirements, they no longer have to pay for unnecessary features and capabilities.
MYOB fosters Kiwi SMEs with API developer program
MYOB is set to showcase improvements to its API developer program at its annual Partner Connect conference, taking place this August 14-15 in Auckland
Enterprise media gateways in high demand
Enterprise media gateways, also known as the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) gateways, are growing in demand in a number of industries.
Technology: enabling this Kiwi start-up
“Technology has enabled me to build and grow my business all online, and connect with my customers on a limited budget."
Prepare your small business for the new financial year
The new financial year is an opportunity for small businesses to reassess their business practices and see where they can boost success.
SME mobility: Challenges and solutions
Many businesses are turning to mobile unified communications solutions to give employees the flexibility to work when and where they want.
Kiwi cloud companies, making tracks in London
“It’s now New Zealand’s third largest export. The UK’s a really important part of that and we see it growing significantly over the next few years."