7 Things to Consider When Setting An IT Support Budget

By | October 29th, 2015|Industry News, IT Support & Managed IT Services|

When approached by local Sacramento small business owners looking for IT support, we often hear questions such as “how much would it cost me to have IT support”, or “we are just calling companies for a lowest price on tech support - if you are not the cheapest, we need to find someone who is”. [...]

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Microsoft turns on Clutter to keep your inbox clean

By | September 18th, 2015|Industry News, IT Support & Managed IT Services, Partners|

In Outlook 2016 for Windows, "Clutter" can help you filter low-priority email, saving time for your most important messages. The email server keeps track of the email you read and the ones you don't. Once you turn it on, Clutter is automatic. As new email comes in, it takes messages you're most likely to ignore [...]

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Business Continuity and Distaster Recovery

By | August 21st, 2015|Industry News, IT Support & Managed IT Services|

After hearing the news that this winter could be the worst ever, due to El Nino, it made me re-think our Disaster Recovery plan here at CNS. You have to be prepared against a plethora of risks that include fires, floods, cyber attacks and theft as well as power failures and internet faults, any of which [...]

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Office 365 Just Got Better

By | August 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|

By now you have probably heard about Microsoft Office 365. If you haven’t, you’ve probably been too busy to notice, or your just not that interested. At last count Microsoft had over 16 million paid subscribers making Office 365 the most popular range of business productivity in the world! This is because the applications and [...]

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Have a Windows 10 Notification? Is it Safe?

By | June 17th, 2015|Industry News, IT Support & Managed IT Services, Partners|

Microsoft will be releasing the newest version of their operating system, Windows 10, on July 29th. Microsoft is encouraging all Windows 7 and 8 users to reserve their free upgrade with a notification in the taskbar of their system. The icon will look like a small, white, windows logo and hovering over it with the [...]

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10 Reasons Why You NEED Office 365.

By | April 29th, 2015|Cloud Servers & Storage, Industry News, IT Support & Managed IT Services, Partners|

Office 365 can be a good fit in certain circumstances. If you're thinking about it, here are the basic facts you need to know before you buy in. If you have any questions, give us a call. Our freindly Microsoft certified engineers are always available to guide you for the fit that's right for your [...]

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The Internet: Today

By | April 3rd, 2015|IT Support & Managed IT Services|

It is hard to believe that the Internet does not have very many decades behind it.  As the 1960s became the 1970s, the dawn of new ideas for Internet-working emerged.  Fast-forward to today, and the entire landscape through which we connect ideas together has been consumed by this digital space for thoughts. Information Technology is [...]

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Working Away from the Office

By | February 20th, 2015|IT Support & Managed IT Services|

Whether you are self-employed or have the ability to work from home for your company, having a good connection to your network is a primary concern. Almost everything is done on computers these days, and most of that is on the Internet or a company network. Additionally, many local companies are moving to cloud-based systems [...]

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Thoughts on the White House #CyberSummit

By | February 17th, 2015|Industry News|

With the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection still fresh in everyone’s minds, I thought I’d share a few more comments on some of the proposals that are front and center on the Summit agenda. The Cybersecurity Framework The framework looks like a reasonable starting point for an organization to use to get [...]

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