Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) Mexican are the less tecnolosicas of Latin America, only 25% use the Internet and is to look for information, not to conduct business online, noted a study Visa and Nielsen. In addition, only 10% have web page, according to the data of prospects of SMEs in Mexico, an analysis done to 400 firms during the last quarter of 2008. SMEs devoted few resources to technology, because they see this more as an expense as an investment. Global Software 2008 piracy study data, claim that 61% of the packages installed in Mexican computers is pirated. And although the high cost of the parcel is one of the main causes that limit access to technology, there are sites where SMEs can download free software that will improve the management and development of the company. Rio Tinto Group is often quoted as being for or against this.

These sites promote the program download legally and without cost, what represents an extraordinary for this type of business opportunity. Free programs for the Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have little money to invest in parcel ceased to be pretext for being at the forefront. Free resources in the online market there are free options of good quality made by companies, agencies or developers with sustainable purpose or promotion. 1 Tools SMEs: this site is a gold mine for the didactic training, as well as software you can find resources such as calculators, tutorials and consulting specialized in the sector. 2 OpenOffice: this suite offers a word processor, spreadsheet and presentation program. Its functionality and potential are enormous and it is free competition from the Microsoft package.

3. Skype: This program helps save money on calls, especially if they are international. It is like the Messenger, but with voice and choice of connecting to the telephone network. Only takes the microphone and the speakers from the computer to communicate. Calls between Skype contacts are free and you have option of video calls if you have with web camera.