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Small business plays a vital role in economy. There are lots of difficulties faced by the small business owners under today's financial crisis. Optimization could help small business owner to reduce the operation cost and earn more from the IT investment. In this paper, the authors provide a case study of IT resource optimization on a small trading company. Through the case study, the trading company could get an optimized balance on data accuracy and storage. A reduction in the number of data points can still allow a company to pull out meaningful statistics.