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“Capital Network Solutions, Inc. (CNS) provides managed IT services and support to businesses in the Sacramento area, as well as across Northern California and throughout the western United States. For over 30 years, CNS has maintained the IT health and security of small and mid-sized businesses in a wide variety of industries.”
28 05, 2020

IT Support Budget: Seven Things to Consider

By |2020-05-28T08:48:50-07:00May 28th, 2020|Industry News, IT Support and Managed Services|Comments Off on IT Support Budget: Seven Things to Consider

When approached by local Sacramento small business owners looking for IT support, we often hear questions and remarks like these: "How much would it cost me to have IT support services? We are just calling companies to find the lowest price on tech support. If you are not the cheapest, we need to find an IT company that is." While the desire to limit your IT support budget is understandable, this is not the most effective approach. It is like asking how much a car costs without considering all the variables.

28 04, 2020

Hybrid Cloud Solution: Everything as a Service

By |2020-05-19T10:58:52-07:00April 28th, 2020|Cloud Servers and Storage, Cyber Security, Industry News|Comments Off on Hybrid Cloud Solution: Everything as a Service

Cloud services providers can more or less deliver your entire IT function as a service. But latency issues, unpredictable monthly fees and varying levels of vendor support are causing some companies to think twice. Here’s how a hybrid cloud environment solves those problems.

21 04, 2020

Remote Working and Coronavirus: Tips to Stay Safe

By |2020-05-19T11:02:44-07:00April 21st, 2020|Cyber Security, Industry News, IT Support and Managed Services|Comments Off on Remote Working and Coronavirus: Tips to Stay Safe

Now is definitely the time to review and enhance security around remote access to corporate data, at both ends of the connection. Here are tips for secure remote working for employees, and for their employers.

18 03, 2020

Data Compliance Challenges

By |2020-05-20T12:06:34-07:00March 18th, 2020|Cyber Security, Industry News|Comments Off on Data Compliance Challenges

Organizations are increasingly coming to rely on software as a service, replacing applications that have previously been hosted on-premises. In April, Gartner predicted that SaaS global revenue would grow to $143.7 billion by 2022. There are many benefits to a SaaS approach – lower costs, no on-premises equipment or software to operate, no updates or patches to manage. But who owns the data? Who has responsibility for compliance? And what questions should customers ask a potential SaaS vendor to determine whether their data will be compliant in their service?

12 03, 2020

2020 Cybersecurity Trends Everyone Should Know

By |2020-05-20T12:15:59-07:00March 12th, 2020|Cyber Security, Industry News|Comments Off on 2020 Cybersecurity Trends Everyone Should Know

The vital role that cybersecurity plays in protecting our privacy, rights, freedoms and everything up to and including our physical safety will be more prominent than ever during 2020. As the world becomes increasingly connected, the opportunities for bad guys to take advantage will inevitably increase. Here’s what will be top of the agenda when it comes to cybersecurity over the coming year.

18 02, 2020

Windows 10 Upgraded: Now What?

By |2020-02-18T10:00:37-07:00February 18th, 2020|Cyber Security, Industry News, Partners|Comments Off on Windows 10 Upgraded: Now What?

So you’ve finally made the upgrade to Windows 10, and you're ready to put its new features to work. But which handy new functions should you take advantage of first? Here are six important things that you can do to get the show on the road.

4 02, 2020

Server Upgrades and Cybersecurity

By |2020-01-13T16:56:00-07:00February 4th, 2020|Cloud Servers and Storage, Cyber Security, Industry News|Comments Off on Server Upgrades and Cybersecurity

The vast majority of small to medium-sized businesses are unaware of the connection between critical server upgrades and cybersecurity. In this post, we look at how upgrading to Windows Server 2019 will greatly enhance the security of your server.

22 01, 2020

Why Is Data Compliance So Expensive?

By |2020-05-20T12:01:59-07:00January 22nd, 2020|Backups, Cyber Security, Industry News|Comments Off on Why Is Data Compliance So Expensive?

On average, data privacy non-compliance costs have reached $14.82 million, which is 2.71 times more than the cost of data compliance. This marks a 45 percent increase since 2011. Can your business afford to not comply with the new data privacy laws?

23 12, 2019

Online Security Tips to Keep You Safe in 2020

By |2019-12-11T16:14:28-07:00December 23rd, 2019|Backups, Cyber Security, Industry News|Comments Off on Online Security Tips to Keep You Safe in 2020

The internet is becoming an increasingly dangerous neighborhood.  Digital marketers want to buy your private data, while hackers want to steal and sell it. Here are four simple steps that you can take to stay safe online in 2020.