Small Business IT

5 Tech Observations to Start Your Day 121014

5 Tech Observations to Start Your Day 121014

Today's update involves Cisco vs Arista; startups like ThousandEyes and HashiCorp redefining how networks and applications are deployed and optimized; and a warning about small business optimism.

Small Business Acquisitions: Feeding Frenzy Slowing Down?

Small Business Acquisitions: Feeding Frenzy Slowing Down?

Here's some potential good news for I.T. entrepreneurs looking to eventually sell their small businesses. It looks like merger and acquisition activity has remained strong through Q3 2014 -- rising about 18 percent from Q3 2013. But is the M&A market topping out -- especially amid concerns that the bull run on Wall Street might be coming to a close