11 04, 2019

Windows 7 End of Life: What You Need to Know

By |2019-04-11T11:19:11-07:00April 11th, 2019|Industry News, IT Support & Managed IT Services|0 Comments

On January 14, 2020, the Windows 7 operating system will reach the end of its Extended Support phase. This deadline is otherwise known as Windows 7 "end-of-life."It sounds ominous, but what does it mean for your small business?In this article, we answer some frequently asked questions about Windows 7 end-of-life. Read further to find the best practices to make sure your systems remain secure, even after Microsoft stops supporting Windows 7.

5 04, 2019

Top Sacramento IT Consulting Companies 2019

By |2019-04-10T16:28:46-07:00April 5th, 2019|Industry News, Local News & Events|Comments Off on Top Sacramento IT Consulting Companies 2019

When Sacramento Business Journal published its annual list of the Top Information Technology Consulting Companies in the area, Capital Network Solutions made the cut for the fifth year in a row. Click the link to see the full top 25.

3 04, 2019

Microsoft Teams vs. Slack Comparison: 8 questions to consider before choosing

By |2019-04-03T08:48:36-07:00April 3rd, 2019|Industry News|Comments Off on Microsoft Teams vs. Slack Comparison: 8 questions to consider before choosing

The market-leading collaboration apps Microsoft Teams and Slack are fighting an all-out battle for cloud-based teamwork supremacy. There are many similarities between the two platforms, but which one works better for your small business? In this article, we break down the crucial differences in the Teams vs. Slack fight. We also go over the eight questions that every small business should consider before making a final decision.

11 10, 2016

Real workstations for virtual reality

By |2018-01-24T14:12:32-07:00October 11th, 2016|Industry News|Comments Off on 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 [...]

29 10, 2015

7 Things to Consider When Setting An IT Support Budget

By |2018-01-24T14:12:32-07:00October 29th, 2015|Industry News, IT Support & Managed IT Services|Comments Off on 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 [...]

18 09, 2015

Microsoft turns on Clutter to keep your inbox clean

By |2018-01-24T14:12:32-07:00September 18th, 2015|Industry News, IT Support & Managed IT Services, Partners|Comments Off on 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 [...]

21 08, 2015

Business Continuity and Distaster Recovery

By |2018-01-24T14:12:32-07:00August 21st, 2015|Industry News, IT Support & Managed IT Services|Comments Off on 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 [...]

17 06, 2015

Have a Windows 10 Notification? Is it Safe?

By |2018-01-24T14:12:32-07:00June 17th, 2015|Industry News, IT Support & Managed IT Services, Partners|Comments Off on 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 [...]

29 04, 2015

10 Reasons Why You NEED Office 365.

By |2018-01-24T14:12:32-07:00April 29th, 2015|Cloud Servers & Storage, Industry News, IT Support & Managed IT Services, Partners|Comments Off on 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 [...]