10 Useful Devices for Small Businesses

business-technologyRead a recent article from InfoWorld that talked about 10 business devices that are “actually useful”. Here is our take an how they might be useful for our clients:

Griffin Multidock: http://store.griffintechnology.com/multidock

This device lets you charge multiple Android and iOS Tablets without taking them out of there cases. This is a useful device for those businesses that have a fleet of tablet devices that are handed out on a daily basis.

NeatConnect Scanner: http://www.neat.com/products/neatconnect/

This scanner allows businesses to control scanning functionality without being tied to a PC. It also allows you to scan directly to cloud services such as Dropbox, Box and Google Drive.

Transporter: http://www.filetransporter.com/products/transporter/

This tool allows you to setup a private cloud of your own. If you are a small business that does not want pay for a Cloud subscription, you could sync data between all of your devices with this device. If you are a business still hell bent on swapping hard drives, you could get a second Transporter and have your office data backed up to your home computer or small server.

Dropcam Pro: https://www.dropcam.com/store

This allows you to keep a good eye on what is going on at the office when you are not there.

Lantronix xPrintServer: http://www.lantronix.com/it-management/xprintserver/xprintserver-cloudprint-compare.html

Allows you to print from smart phones and tablets to legacy printers in your office.

Belkin WeMo Insight Switch: http://www.belkin.com/us/F7C029-Belkin/p/P-F7C029/

This could allow you to monitor and control electronics at your office to ensure you not spending too much on your electric bills?

Peplink Balance 30 LTE: http://www.peplink.com/products/balance/model-comparison/

This router lets a Small Businesses be able to get the most out of multiple internet services. If a business has a Broadband internet connection or maybe another connection like a T1, DSL or 3G Card, they could load balance all of the connections to ensure they are getting the most out of them.

Logitech Mobile Speakerphone P710e: http://www.logitech.com/en-us/product/mobile-speakerphone-p710e-business

For businesses that use there iPhones more than desk phones, this tool makes it easier to make video calls, conference calls with your iPhone.

TwelveSouth HoverBar 3: http://www.twelvesouth.com/product/hoverbar-for-ipad

This device could allow you to actually use your iPad more at the office, potentially having it be your video conference device next to your workstation?

BlueLounge CableBin: http://www.bluelounge.com/products/cablebin/

We go into a lot of Small Business environments where we wish they had this device. This allows them to clean up there cabling mess!

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