small business

A Free (or Really Cheap) Office in the Clouds

If you have access to a computer and an internet connection, you can manage your business operations for little to no cost. This is critical when you are in the startup stage or need to keep a tight rein on expenses. Open source tools and cloud applications have eased the hassle of setting up and managing information technology. Today, companies of all sizes assign file storage, email servers, downloadable software and collaboration with colleagues all over the world to cloud-based information systems.