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ChannelPro SMB, September 2010

Top Story: Whether you fall into the "s" or the "m" in SMb, there are ways to maximize your benefits of teaming with the Redmond giant. By ChannelPro

COVER STORY
Whether you fall into the "s" or the "m" in SMb, there are ways to maximize your benefits of teaming with the Redmond giant.

FEATURES
14 To Virtualize or Not to Virtualize? by Lauren Gibbons Paul
Virtualizing server instances can greatly reduce costs. But with the cloud coming on strong, it may not be right for SMbs. Wanted: someone to help sort it all out.
20 Small Business WLAN-in-a-Box by Alan R. Frank
Wireless routers integrate almost everything you need to set up small wireless LAN, saving money and reducing the box count for clients.

DEPARTMENTS
4 Quick Hits 'Mobilizing' Web sites, green networking, cloud security, Twitter as a marketing tool, PC form and function, and more
10 Analyst Q&A SMbs More Open to Open Source by Colleen Frye
12 ChannelWise The Benefits of Unified Storage by Richard Kuhar
30 Peer to Peer: Vetting your Vendors by Peter Anderson
32 POV Evolution of the Trusted IT Adviser by Scott Barlow

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