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Spiceworks Surpasses One Million Users, Celebrates Largest IT Community

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3rd June

Yesterday, Spiceworks announced that its user base now exceeds one million IT professionals across nearly 200 countries. The company’s rapid growth has dispelled a number of industry myths and represents a prime example of how I’ve been suggesting the tech industry is being redefined.

Here’s a quick list of some of the myths busted by Spiceworks’ success,

Ad-based, free services don’t work in the business-to-business (B2B) market,
IT professionals are not willing to use ad-based, freemium services to satisfy their day-to-day management needs, and
IT professionals are too concerned about the security issues associated with social networking to join an online community like Facebook.

Welcome, to Spiceworks — an ad-based, freemium service aimed at IT professionals which not only gives them access to a solid set of management tools, but also gives them the benefit of sharing information and insight with their peers through a Facebook-like … Read More »

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