Real workstations for virtual reality

Virtual reality has been all over the news recently as vendors release systems designed to take users inside an artificial, but very realistic, world. While most virtual reality systems released thus far have been based on mobile devices, high-definition systems that use data served by an enterprise-class workstation are on the near horizon. What you [...]

By | October 11th, 2016|Industry News|Comments Off on Real workstations for virtual reality

7 Things to Consider When Setting An IT Support Budget

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”. [...]

By | October 29th, 2015|Industry News, IT Support & Managed IT Services|Comments Off on 7 Things to Consider When Setting An IT Support Budget

Microsoft turns on Clutter to keep your inbox clean

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 [...]

By | September 18th, 2015|Industry News, IT Support & Managed IT Services, Partners|Comments Off on Microsoft turns on Clutter to keep your inbox clean

Business Continuity and Distaster Recovery

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 [...]

By | August 21st, 2015|Industry News, IT Support & Managed IT Services|Comments Off on Business Continuity and Distaster Recovery

Have a Windows 10 Notification? Is it Safe?

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 [...]

By | June 17th, 2015|Industry News, IT Support & Managed IT Services, Partners|Comments Off on Have a Windows 10 Notification? Is it Safe?

10 Reasons Why You NEED Office 365.

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 [...]

By | April 29th, 2015|Cloud Servers & Storage, Industry News, IT Support & Managed IT Services, Partners|Comments Off on 10 Reasons Why You NEED Office 365.

Thoughts on the White House #CyberSummit

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 [...]

By | February 17th, 2015|Industry News|Comments Off on Thoughts on the White House #CyberSummit

Emergency Internet Explorer Patch Underlines the Importance of Using a Managed-IT Service Company

Microsoft recently took bold action to contain a security vulnerability found in their Internet Explorer browser. Recent targeted attacks on their browser forced the company to release a patch aimed at protecting users from attempts to exploit zero-day vulnerabilities in their popular software. The company extended the patch to users of Windows [...]

By | July 3rd, 2014|Industry News, Partners|Comments Off on Emergency Internet Explorer Patch Underlines the Importance of Using a Managed-IT Service Company