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Server Ideal For SMEs In Hong Kong, Says Microsoft

Microsoft Hong Kong has released the beta of BackOffice Small Business Server version 4.5, which it believes is ideal for Hong Kong's abundant small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

"Technology providers in Hong Kong are facing increasing demand from small and medium-sized businesses to implement systems with network and Internet access that streamline operations while providing a significant return on IT investment," said Elsie Kong, senior product marketing manager.

"By offering comprehensive benefits that go beyond file and print, including a flexible growth plan to maximize technology investments, Small Business Server 4.5 opens the way for value-added providers to meet their clients needs," said Kong.

There are over 280,000 SMEs in Hong Kong constituting 98 percent of the enterprises in Hong Kong. Together they employ 60 percent (1.4 million persons) of the total workforce.