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.

9 04, 2019

Top Managed-IT Service Providers in Sacramento

By |2019-04-10T16:28:42-07:00April 9th, 2019|IT Support & Managed IT Services, Local News & Events|Comments Off on Top Managed-IT Service Providers in Sacramento

We are occasionally asked to name some of the other IT service providers in the greater Sacramento area.  Since we want our customers to be as informed as possible, we never shy away from providing honest answers, even regarding our direct competition. Therefore, we put together a list of some of the other Sacramento area information technology companies that made the 2019 Sacramento Business Journal list.  This list only includes the companies that focus on working with IT equipment like servers, networks, PCs and end-user support, as opposed to those that specialize in software development, project management or IT staffing.

1 04, 2019

Closing the Compliance Gap with Office 365

By |2019-04-02T16:15:38-07:00April 1st, 2019|IT Support & Managed IT Services|Comments Off on Closing the Compliance Gap with Office 365

Data security is a very serious and very personal concern for your customers. With Microsoft 365, you can show your customers your genuine commitment to their data security.Microsoft is confident and committed to its security solutions. They offer phone support for critical issues 24/7 that can be taken all the way up to the Office 365 development team, depending on your subscription. You can feel confident with the support you need to keep your customer data secure.At Capital Network Solutions, Inc., we want to help your business build a strong trust with your customers. Call us at (916) 366-6566 to set up a free and consultation and learn more.

1 04, 2019

How Much Do Managed-IT Services Cost?

By |2019-04-03T08:54:38-07:00April 1st, 2019|IT Support & Managed IT Services|Comments Off on How Much Do Managed-IT Services Cost?

In this post, we break down managed-IT service and support plan costs, including the five questions that every business should ask before hiring a managed service provider. We go through the different types of managed service plans, and break down the costs of hiring an "IT guy" versus outsourcing your IT department to Capital Network Solutions. The information in this article is based on our three decades of experience delivering reliable IT support and ironclad cybersecurity to small and mid-sized businesses in the Sacramento area, as well as throughout Northern California and the western United States.

15 08, 2017

Barracuda Essentials for Office 365

By |2017-08-15T15:15:49-07:00August 15th, 2017|Cloud Servers & Storage, IT Support & Managed IT Services|Comments Off on Barracuda Essentials for Office 365

Making the Cloud Safe for Business Migrating your email to the cloud gives your organization the convenience of easy access to email and documents with reduced management overhead. However, trusting [...]

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 [...]