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German term or phrase:mittelstandskonform
English translation:catering to/for [geared toward] the needs of SMEs/SMBs
Entered by: Neele
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10:48 Jul 3, 2007
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Economics / General Economics
German term or phrase: mittelstandskonform
Verschiedene Einflussfaktoren führen in Zeiten des Aufschwungs verstärkt zu Investitionen auch in IT. Beispiele dafür sind der Preisverfall im Hardwareumfeld, der wachsende Anteil mittelstandskonformer Produkte und entsprechender Preise, Finanzierungsmodelle, ....


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Neele
catering to/for [geared toward] the needs of SMEs/SMBs
Explanation:
products catering to/for [geared toward] the needs of SMEs/SMBs

You could also say "SMB-/SME-oriented products".

SMEs = small- and medium-sized enterprises
SMBs = small- and medium-sized businesses
(the two terms are interchangeable)

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Note added at 6 mins (2007-07-03 10:54:59 GMT)
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Question for clarification: Does "Mittelstand" mean "Mittelstandsunternehmen" in your text?
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Steffen Walter
Germany
Local time: 19:58
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3 +1catering to/for [geared toward] the needs of SMEs/SMBs
Steffen Walter


  

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
catering to/for [geared toward] the needs of SMEs/SMBs


Explanation:
products catering to/for [geared toward] the needs of SMEs/SMBs

You could also say "SMB-/SME-oriented products".

SMEs = small- and medium-sized enterprises
SMBs = small- and medium-sized businesses
(the two terms are interchangeable)

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Note added at 6 mins (2007-07-03 10:54:59 GMT)
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Question for clarification: Does "Mittelstand" mean "Mittelstandsunternehmen" in your text?

Steffen Walter
Germany
Local time: 19:58
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 64
Notes to answerer
Asker: Yes, Mittelstand refers to Mittelstandsunternehmen.


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Jul 3, 2007 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
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