Archive of July 2001

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 25, 2001 – Growing numbers of remote workers and telecommuters are driving increased demand for broadband services and equipment across businesses of all sizes, according to a set of recent reports from high tech market research firm, In-Stat/MDR. In-Stat’s research determined that over half of the U.S. workforce perform their jobs in […]

HP bundles two NetObjects Web products on scanners (Reuters Securities) NetObjects Inc. on Monday said its small-business Web site building products Matrix and Fusion MX will be bundled with two digital imaging products from Hewlett-Packard Co. – Jul 30 4:08 PM ET My spin: Great distribution for NetObjects, but it’ll be better if HP could […]

Microsoft Great Plains Introduces Small Business Manager (Canada NewsWire) Today, Microsoft Great Plains Business Solutions announced a new financial management solution for small businesses. The Microsoft(R) Great Plains(R) Small Business Manager, code-named “Project Blue,” will address the accounting needs of small businesses, which are defined as those with fewer than 25 employees and less than […]

GATEWAY TEAMS WITH UNITED STATES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO SERVE SMALL BUSINESSES SAN DIEGO – July 25, 2001 – Gateway, Inc. (NYSE: GTW) and the United States Chamber of Commerce today announced a two-year partnership to improve access to technology solutions to small businesses across the United States. Under the agreement, Gateway will provide Chamber […]

Small Business E-Commerce Growth Leveling (The Industry Standard) The growth rate of small-business e-commerce activity slowed in 2000, according to a new study released by research firm International Data Corp. My spin: Well, setting up a full blown e-commerce solution is NOT easy; and once you get it up and running, you’ve still got to […]

Netilla Networks Introduces Netilla Virtual Office Service; Offers Affordable, Secure, Remote Access to Office Networks SOMERSET, N.J., July 23 /PRNewswire/ — Netilla(SM) Networks, Inc. (, the networking service company that supplies secure Web access to office applications, today announced the general availability of Netilla Virtual Office(R) service, its complete solution for secure remote access to […]

Actinic Adds Link to Intuit’s Quickbooks On Its Leading Desktop e-commerce Solution for Small and Mid-sized Businesses (Business Wire) Actinic Software, the leading provider of desktop e-commerce software solutions designed exclusively for small-to medium-sized businesses, today announced Actinic Link(TM) for QuickBooks(R). My spin: The more companies that build hooks into the popular QuickBooks financial accounting […]

London, UK, July 16, 2001- Xara Online announced today that it has teamed with NetObjects, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETO) to deliver custom graphics, text and photo effects as a Web Service within the leading small business website building solution, NetObjects Fusion MX. Together, Xara Online and NetObjects will provide customers with a quick, easy and cost […]

Peachtree Software Receives Award From Smart Computing (PR Newswire) Peachtree Complete(R) Accounting is the recipient of a Smart Choice Award from Smart Computing Magazine and is featured in the August 2001 edition now available on newsstands. My spin: Congrats Peachtree..! (Better luck next time to the other financial programs that didn’t get the award) BizProLink […]

Tony Glaves Named CEO of AllBusiness (Business Wire) AllBusiness, a leading provider of comprehensive service and commerce platforms for small businesses, today announced the appointment of Tony Glaves as chief executive officer. Glaves brings to AllBusiness more than 20 years of experience in publishing and marketing, as well as a solid understanding of Internet marketing […]