About Daniel Barnes

Daniel Barnes is the Digital Content Manager at Capital Network Solutions, and he also writes about IT issues for the CNS blog. Born and raised in Sacramento, Daniel graduated from California State University, Sacramento with a degree in Journalism. He has been writing for print and online publications for the last twenty years. His work has appeared in The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento News & Review, Comstock’s Magazine, Sacramento Magazine, East Bay Express and many more. In his free time, Daniel co-hosts the Dare Daniel Podcast.
4 12, 2019

Business IT Insights Magazine: A Capital Network Solutions Publication

By |2019-12-04T11:47:40-07:00December 4th, 2019|Industry News, IT Support & Managed IT Services, Local News & Events|0 Comments

We wear a lot of different hats here at Capital Network Solutions (CNS). We're an IT support help desk, a managed services provider, a technology consulting firm, a website optimization company, a managed security services provider and a lot more. As of this month, you can officially add "magazine publisher" to the overflowing CNS hat rack.  In the first week of December, we will start mailing out the first issue of Business IT Insights, a Capital Network Solutions publication. Click to get a sneak peak at Issue #1.

26 11, 2019

Tech Events in Sacramento (December 2019)

By |2019-11-19T17:11:02-07:00November 26th, 2019|Cyber Security, Events & Webinars, Local News & Events|0 Comments

In addition to providing IT support to local businesses and charitable support to local nonprofits, Capital Network Solutions also promotes Sacramento science and technology events. Click to read about some of the events happening in the Sacramento region in December.

25 11, 2019

Data Breach News Roundup

By |2019-11-25T09:59:27-07:00November 25th, 2019|Cyber Security, Industry News, IT Support & Managed IT Services|0 Comments

America's astronauts may have the right stuff, but when it comes to cyber security, NASA has the wrong stuff. That's according to a recent report from the Office of the Inspector General. In this week's data breach news roundup, we look at cyberattacks involving a health provider in Maine, a renewable energy provider in Utah and the California Department of Motor Vehicles.

20 11, 2019

Microsoft Technology Helps Customers Work Together

By |2019-11-11T17:23:17-07:00November 20th, 2019|Cyber Security, Industry News, Partners|0 Comments

Did you know that 83 percent of employees depend on technology to work together? How are you helping your teams work together to do their best work? Now, you can offer your team an integrated teamwork solution from Microsoft. By streamlining communication, you can help your employees bring their teams and resources together, connect with users outside the company, and even work remotely.

14 11, 2019

Machine Learning and Threat Analytics

By |2019-11-11T17:17:33-07:00November 14th, 2019|Cyber Security, Industry News|0 Comments

Machine learning is enabling threat analytics to deliver greater precision in the fight against cyber breaches. It can create notifications of risky activity in real time, while also actively responding to security incidents. With Microsoft 365 Advanced Threat Protection, Capital Network Solutions can bring these capabilities to your organization.

13 11, 2019

M-KOPA Solar: Microsoft Customer Story

By |2019-11-13T10:14:29-07:00November 13th, 2019|Cyber Security, Industry News, Partners|0 Comments

M-KOPA Solar is creating lights for low-income households for as little as 50 cents per day. As their popularity grew, they found themselves scaling for over 1,000 full-time employees. The ability to rapidly scale is why M-KOPA chose Microsoft to upgrade its operations and accelerate its digital transformation. At Capital Network Solutions, we know that taking that leap can be tough. That's why we want to help you with your transition and provide the guidance you need. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you optimize your operations.

12 11, 2019

Managed Services: Why SMBs Should Explore Managed IT

By |2019-11-11T17:19:50-07:00November 12th, 2019|Industry News, IT Support & Managed IT Services|0 Comments

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 from paying full-time salaries to in-house IT staff. It can also connect you with industry-leading IT consulting expertise for a fraction of the cost of employing a CTO.

5 11, 2019

Chemonics: Microsoft Customer Story

By |2019-10-31T08:51:30-07:00November 5th, 2019|Industry News, Partners|Comments Off on Chemonics: Microsoft Customer Story

Solving the world's most difficult problems isn't easy. That's why international development firm Chemonics uses Dynamics 365 to increase their agility. By partnering with Microsoft, Chemonics can easily manage their employees across multiple environments and languages. At Capital Network Solutions, Inc., we know that with the right tools, you can operate effectively in any environment. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you plan, implement and optimize your business applications.

31 10, 2019

Cyberattack News Stories – November 2019

By |2019-11-07T16:56:56-07:00October 31st, 2019|Cyber Security, Industry News|Comments Off on Cyberattack News Stories – November 2019

Sacramento journalist Daniel Barnes compiles recent cyberattack news stories affecting businesses across the United States. This month, Daniel looks at cyberattacks on a school district in California, an insurance agency in Kentucky and a women's clinic in Florida. If you're concerned about the security of your small business, Capital Network Solutions can keep you of the headlines. Contact CNS at (916) 366-6566 to inquire about our managed security plans.

30 10, 2019

Sacramento Science and Technology Events (November 2019)

By |2019-11-11T13:55:40-07:00October 30th, 2019|Local News & Events|Comments Off on Sacramento Science and Technology Events (November 2019)

In addition to providing IT support to local businesses and charitable support to local nonprofits, Capital Network Solutions also promotes Sacramento science and technology events. Click to read about some of the events happening in the Sacramento region in November 2019.