SMEs have the ability to stay small but have a big impact on the economy relative to their size, says Lindile Xoko, GM for SMEs at MTN Business.
Backups are no longer a nice-to-have - they're a business essential.
An enterprise resource planning system can be operational within a month, says Steven Cohen, Softline Pastel MD.
Large businesses often see partnerships with SMEs as cumbersome obligations, says Joe Mjwara, group executive of strategic relations at Business Connexion.
SMEs cannot afford not to have detailed disaster recovery plans in place.
It makes sense to look to a single IT vendor to support an SME's IT requirements.
The local economy needs a growing SME layer, particularly in IT.
SMEs require enterprise-class functionality at cost-effective pricing; however, this doesn`t mean compromising on features in order to offer cheaper products, says Debbie Hunter, distribution and marketing manager at 3Com SA.