Monthly Archives: July 2008

Sometimes You Make a Mistake — Just Say So

Every now and again you screw up.  When you do you should just say so. Companies, like people, are not perfect.  They do their best, and sometimes they make mistakes.  When they do they should just admit it, fix the mistake and move on.   That has always been our philosophy at Spiceworks.  Well now its […]

Crowdsourcing IT — The Power of 400,000 Small Business CIOs

On Wednesday we announced three new “crowdsourcing” features in Spiceworks: Shared Advice & Best Practices, Best Products & Services, and Shared Reports. They went live late last night thanks to the efforts of our great development team. We’ve already seen great coverage of the news in Inc., MarketWatch, and bMighty, showing there is a lot […]

Happy SysAdmin Day!

Did you know today was System Administrator Appreciation Day?  Yeah, it doesn’t get quite the same fervor as St. Patrick’s Day or the publicity of Secretary’s Day and that’s a shame!  Systems Administrators (or Network Admins or IT Managers or “the IT Guy”) keep the networks, computers and apps running in millions of businesses around […]

Spiceworks’ Mission – Simplifying Everything IT

If you’re reading this blog you’ve probably been following Spiceworks for a while. You know what we do: build simple, yet powerful, network management software. You know who we do it for: IT Pros in small and medium sized businesses (SMBs). And most of all – you know what we charge for it: nothing, it’s […]

SpiceWorld 2008: The First All SMB IT Conference

On Tuesday we announced SpiceWorld 2008 — the first SMB IT conference designed specifically for IT pros in companies with fewer than 250 employees.  We’re keeping it small (only 200 people), funky (it’s at Austin’s Alamo Drafhouse Cinema), and cheap (only $250). What else would you expect from the company that figured out how to bring […]

The Buzz on Release 3.0

Its been 10 days since we released Spiceworks 3.0 and I thought you might be interested in how the update to 3.0 is coming along. Due to the high demand we metered out the updates over the first week. I’m happy to say that during last week almost half of our 350,000 users got updated. […]