Thanks to Section 179 of the IRS tax code, businesses have significant incentive to acquire and install capital equipment (including hardware and software) before December 31, 2014.
To operate at peak performance your staff needs access to applications in more places and in more ways than ever before—but the resulting proliferation of work locations, types of workers and access methods has pushed traditional security strategies to the breaking point. That, plus the consumerization of IT, adds further complexity as a diverse mix of laptops, tablets and smartphones enter the environment, including both enterprise-provisioned and personally-owned devices.
Sage recently conducted a survey on the use of mobile devices in small and medium sized businesses. The study found that while the majority of industries surveyed did not budget for mobile technology, sectors such as manufacturing and distribution, food and beverage, and construction overwhelmingly agree that mobile technology has a positive impact on their businesses.