Peter Alexander

Peter Alexander is vice president of worldwide commercial marketing at Cisco Systems Inc., the leading supplier of networking equipment and network management for the internet.

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Customer Service

Use Data to Build Customer Loyalty

A foundation of relevant customer data can help you establish effective loyalty programs.
Rolling Out an IP Telephony System
Office Tech

Rolling Out an IP Telephony System

If done right, merging voice and data can really benefit your business.
Building a Better Communications System
Office Tech

Building a Better Communications System

When it comes to phone systems, the possibilities are nearly endless. Determine which one is right for you.
Business Management

What a VAR Can Do for Your Business

The right value-added reseller can give your company the technological support it needs to stay competitive.

Should You Start a Business Blog?

Why you should consider a small-business blog--and how you can start one
Technology

Crafting a Technology Security Plan

Keeping your networks secure and your data safe is critical to the success of your business.
Choosing the Best Data Storage Solution
Office Tech

Choosing the Best Data Storage Solution

Small businesses have a growing need for more data storage space. Here's how to decide which option is right for you.
Technology

Tech Trends: 4 Technologies for Growing Your Business

Now's a great time to set your goals for 2007, and these technologies can help you meet them.
Technology

Tech Solutions That Help Keep Customers Satisfied

Business success isn't just about getting new customers--it's about holding onto the ones you've got. Technology can help.
Technology

The Weakest Link in Network Security

Viruses and spyware threaten your data security--but carelessness can be an even bigger threat.
Office Tech

Upgrading Your IT Equipment

Is it time to upgrade? Here's how to decide--and how to save money.
Hiring Center

How to Find IT Help

Spending too much time on IT issues? It may be time to hire outside help. Our expert tells you how.
Office Tech

How to Cut Tech Costs

Acquiring new technology doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. Save money every time with these tech-buying tips.
Building a Website

Why You Need IP Communications

IP Communications can help grow your business. But to succeed, you must design the system before you switch.
Technology

Is Your Tech Impeding Your Biz Growth?

Are you outgrowing your communications technology? Help your business compete by building a strong network foundation.
Technology

Strengthen Your Network Platform

Are you outgrowing your communications technology? Help your business compete by building a strong network foundation.
Technology

Creating a Technology Road Map

A new year brings new technologies to evolve your business--but you need a plan before you buy.
Apps & Software

Creating an Employee IM Policy

Instant messaging is a great tool for small businesses--but it's not without risks. Here's how to minimize them.

Should Your Business Use Instant Messaging?

Find out why small businesses are increasingly using instant messaging--and how you can avoid the pitfalls.
Office Tech

Should You Lease or Buy Your Tech Equipment?

Find out which option is right for your business with this in-depth look into the pros and cons of each.
Technology

Should Your Business Switch to VoIP?

Voice over internet protocol technology cuts telecommunications costs and improves productivity. But is it right for your business?

Protecting Your Wireless Network

An unprotected wireless network is like an open door to hackers and criminals. Here's how to keep them out.

Is Your Biz Safe From Internet Security Threats?

Spyware, viruses and hacker attacks can be devastating to small businesses. Here's how to protect your company from internet security threats.

Develop a Technology Vision for Your Business

If you don't have a tech plan in place, you could end up making some costly mistakes. Here's how to create a strategy that helps you reach your business goals.

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