Friday, May 25, 2012

2012 Parallels SMB Cloud Insights


"As a Parallels Summit 2012 registrant we would like to give you a sneak peak at some of the findings for 2012:"

Cloud Services and the Developing World

"The cloud services market in the developing world is growing over 3 times as fast as the developed world market."

Hosted PBX

"The U.S. hosted PBX market grew 84% this year among the smallest SMBs - and more and more SMBs demand hosted PBX to give them access to enterprise-level communication tools. Can you to offer this cloud service to you customers?" If not, Intermedia.Net and Parallels can and do offer Hosted PBX.

Sole Proprietorships

"77% of U.S. sole proprietorships design their websites in-house."

Web Hosting and Emerging Markets

"Did you know that over 60% of the growth in web hosting will come from the emerging markets in the next 3 years?"

SaaS Market

"Globally, the worldwide SaaS market will grow to $20B by 2014."

Premium Hosted Email and Medium SMBs

"In 2011, U.S. medium SMBs' use of premium hosted email grew an incredible 110%, driven by these companies upgrading from free email accounts. Do you know how to target medium SMBs with your messaging and collaboration offerings?" If not, you should. And you can outsource it to a number of service providers, IKANO,, GroupSpark, Intermedia.Net Zimba, VAR Dynamics, and more. Give me a call to help you get in on these services that you could be offering your customers and market.

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