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Best-in-class

Best-in-class refers to the superior product within a specific category of hardware or software. Best-in-class is often confused with the best product on the market. The difference between the two is that best-in-class describes the best product within a specific category or price range, while the best product on the market covers all classes and price ranges.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Best-in-class

A small to midsize business (SMB) can aim to deliver the best-in-class hardware or software without needing to match the performance of a large corporation's best product on the market. An SMB's best-in-class product doesn't have to shoot for the stars—it just has to aim to be the best in its specific category or price range.

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