Cindy Bates, Vice President of US Small and Medium-Sized Business and Distribution at Microsoft, discusses some of the cloud, server, and hybrid options from the tech giant in this video below. These options include Microsoft Intune, the upcoming Windows 8, and Office 365, and others that are specifically geared toward small businesses and boosting productivity. The economy is also important, and through technology, startups can start up faster and small businesses can improve productivity while cutting costs, despite the uncertainly surrounding the economy. Small businesses and startups have to do more with less, and according to this interview by Ramon Ray, Microsoft can really help with that.
About Allison Midori Reilly
Allison Midori Reilly is the CEO and Founder of Stirring Media, LLC. Stirring Media, LLC is a content marketing and news production firm that provides content marketing and business blogging services to the small business market. Prior to that, she was a freelance writer, who was published in over a dozen print and online publications, such as Smallbiztechnology.com, American City & County, Ideabing.com, Transport Topics and St. Louis Commerce Magazine. In her spare time, Reilly is an active member of Amnesty International as well as an avid poker player.