The cloud, as a concept, still creates confusion: what is it, why does it have to exist, where is it, what should we do differently, and how has it changed how we manage updates? The latter question is a significant consideration for businesses everywhere – are you expected to leave things to manage themselves in the cloud, or do you still have to hit refresh on your hardware?
There are many positives for companies and employees in allowing users to bring their personal devices to work, and the move to BYOD is only set to grow. A report by Global Market Insights found the BYOD market is on course to hit almost $367 billion by 2022, a 10-fold increase since 2014. But that means IT managers need to be on the front foot when it comes to BYOD security.
The artificial intelligence (AI) revolution has barely started, but many already compare its evolution to the first page of the Gutenberg Bible or the arrival of the printing press. With AI spending estimated to reach more than $52 billion by 2021, there’s no slowdown in sight. AI proponents tout a range of benefits, including enhanced efficiency and throughput, solving complex problems, and freeing up workers to do genuinely creative and value-adding tasks. The technology is already impacting our daily lives, from built-in smart assistants on smartphones such as Alexa or Siri to smart cars and drones. In this post, we look at the future of AI.
When support for Windows 7 and Office 365 ends, outdated file sharing methods and skyrocketing numbers of devices and apps may put customers' sensitive data at risk. How do you stay current and secure? It's time to modernize with Capital Network Solutions and Microsoft. Subscribe now to discover how you can increase productivity, enhance security and reduce costs with Windows 10 and tools like Microsoft Teams and Office 365.
Running your own in-house IT support team can be prohibitively expensive for SMBs. However, managed services providers (MSPs) are lightening the IT budget burden with a more cost-effective approach to managing your IT needs. Outsourcing your IT support to an MSP like Capital Network Solutions saves you needing to pay full-time salaries to in-house IT staff, and can connect you with industry-leading IT expertise for a fraction of the cost of employing an experienced CTO.
It’s all too easy to forget how integral and pervasive software-as-a-service (SaaS) has become to modern business operations, given the efficiencies and flexibility benefits it provides to users. However, like any sector, SaaS is continually evolving as it incorporates new technologies and adapts to market forces. Some people have even questioned if the entire SaaS concept is under threat as software becomes easier for businesses to build and run themselves. Before we look at the current state of play, and whether or not SaaS is ripe for disruption, let’s recap how SaaS operates, and what it looks like in its current form.
You spent big on a high-performance PC, but after some time you notice that it’s just not as fast as it used to be. Booting it up seems to take forever, while the processing speed has become sluggish and unreliable. Thankfully, CNS has solutions for your technology problems. In this post, we share six simple things that you can do to restore your PCs optimal performance.
You only need to look at the explosive growth of services like Microsoft Office 365, Google’s G Suite and Amazon Web Services for evidence of the trend for towards cloud computing. Businesses have a unique opportunity to achieve tremendous cost-savings and revenue growth in this brave new world while developing future revenue opportunities for their firms. But you need to plan for the move to ensure your business benefits from adopting a cloud-based infrastructure. At Capital Network Solutions, we have experience migrating businesses of all sizes to Office 365. If you want to take advantage of everything the cloud has to offer, call CNS to set up a consultation.
Technology may be changing faster than ever, but successful organizations are still reliant on the expertise of employees, partners, and vendors to win the IT race, according to a recent OneAffiniti survey. That finding is one of several key IT trends identified in OneAffiniti's 2019 Business IT Trends Annual Report, which explored the differences between successful and unsuccessful businesses concerning the use of IT. Click to read more revelations from this survey of over 600 decision makers.
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