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How SMBs Save Money on IT

By Allan Alter  |  Posted 02-11-2008 Print

How SMBs Save Money on IT

Like their counterparts at larger companies, CIOs at SMBs are likely to say that consolidation, virtualization and replacement of legacy systems are the best ways to reduce IT costs. However, since SMBs have less bargaining power with vendors, smaller IT staffs and fewer legacy systems to replace than large enterprises, they more frequently cite other approaches--notably, adopting open source software and reducing the cost of managing multiple vendors.



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