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DEMO: Sutus lets small businesses set up IT infrastructure in just a few minutes

Sutus is one of 65 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2010 event taking place this week. These companies do pay a fee to present, but our coverage of them remains objective.

A company called Sutus wants to deliver most of the technology a small business needs to run in a single product called Business Central. The company announced its latest version, Business Central 5880, today on-stage at DEMO, and also showed off how easy it is to set up.

Business Central is a single device that includes phone service, file sharing, wireless internet, a security firewall, an email server, and more. Sutus executives brought a Business Central reseller onstage to compete with a supposed reseller of traditional IT.

Setting up servers and routers usually takes a lot more time than can be achieved in a six-minute DEMO presentation, but Sutus’ system was up-and-running in a few minutes, and the presenters had time to spare to show off other features.

You can also install applications on Business Central. Sutus showed the audience SAP Business One, which has been integrated into Business Central, and includes tools like financial management and customer relationship management.

Sutus said it has raised less than $5 million and is raising a third round of funding.


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