September 23, 2010

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By Kathryn Kopchik

LEWISBURG, Pa. — The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will offer the workshop, "Is Cloud Computing Right for your Business?" Thursday, Oct. 14, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the SBDC Education Center in Lewisburg.

Wesley Chicko of Neutron USA will lead the workshop. Topics to be discussed include a description of cloud computing and its place in small businesses; the benefits and drawbacks of cloud computer specific to small businesses; which businesses and what types of information are best suited to cloud computing; and the importance of service level agreements.

Located in State College, Neutron USA is a national provider of IT service and components to small and medium business, larger corporations, state and local government, federal government and education customers.

Registration required
The cost to attend is $35 per person; the fee includes one-year subscriptions to Inc. and Susquehanna Business Life magazines. Registration is required as seating is limited. To register, call the SBDC at 570-577-1249 or toll-free at 1-866-375-6010; e-mail, or visit Veterans may attend free of charge.

This workshop is co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development; the Brush Valley, Central Pennsylvania, and Greater Susquehanna Valley Chambers of Commerce; The Daily Item; The Standard-Journal; and Susquehanna Business Life magazine.

The Bucknell SBDC provides free small business consulting services to residents of Juniata, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder and Union counties.

Contact: Division of Communications