It seems that everyone is talking about “the cloud”. But . . .

What is Cloud Computing, Really?
How can your business best us it?
What is the real impact of “moving to the cloud”?

Please Join Us for Sagacent’s Next Free
Lunch & Learn Seminar!

You will learn how cloud computing can benefit your business; possibly hurt your business and the many reasons why you should care:

  • What are the cost benefits of using cloud computing?
  • What does it mean to “move to the cloud”?
  • What services are available, and which ones should you consider for your business?
  • Is the cloud safe? What are the risks involved?
  • How can you efficiently and securely migrate to cloud computing?
  • What’s next? How will cloud computing evolve and how will it impact you?
Date: Thursday, April 21st, 2011
Check in: 11:00 AM
Seminar Runs: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Address: 4320 Stevens Creek Blvd.
San Jose, CA 95129
Upstairs conference room

Click here for a map to Sagacent Technologies

Lunch will be provided. There is no charge for invited guests; however, advance registration is required, as space is strictly limited to the first 25 who RSVP.

Please contact Lisa Monaco before
April 18th to reserve your space:
lmonaco@sagacent.com
or call (408)248-9800 extension 0

Recapping March’s
“Discovering Office 2010” Seminar

By Ed Correia, CEO, Sagacent Technologies

Last month’s “Discovering Office 2010” Lunch & Learn was a huge hit! We had 23 guests brave wind and pouring rain to join us and pack our conference room almost elbow to elbow. Sagacent President Ed Correia opened things up. Then instructor Ted Horsch of Computer Magic Training reviewed Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. And finally Sharon Root of Computer Magic Training finished up the seminar with an amazing discount offer for all attendees.

Disaster-Proof Your Business

by Jeff Wuorio
used with permission from the Microsoft Business Site

If you’re a business owner, you need to know how to protect your business.

Try as we might, there’s often no way to skirt disaster — whether it’s national, personal or weather induced. But there are strategies to cope with it as best we can, no matter if its source is a burst river levee, a thoughtlessly discarded match, or the deranged actions of others. Knowing what to do in the event of a disaster is crucial for anyone, of course, but particularly for a small-business owner, whose livelihood may depend on a small storefront or home basement office.

Start with some strategies. Here’s a checklist that can help you set up an effective and comprehensive small-business disaster plan:

1. First, map out a disaster plan. Many business owners haven’t given a thought as to what they might do in the event of a fire, earthquake or some other sort of catastrophe that could damage their business severely. So, work up a detailed plan, taking into account as many variables as you can imagine.

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