Cyber security tends to rank low on a small business owner’s list of concerns. However, with cyberattacks on the rise and new data privacy legislation on the horizon, doing nothing is no longer an option. Two-thirds of SMBs suffered a cyberattack last year, while the average cyberacttack costs nearly $3 million. Most small business owners aren’t IT experts, so in the interests of education, we put together this list of FAQs related to SMB cyber security basics. When you work with Capital Network Solutions, you don't just get a managed service provider. You get a partner in all things IT.
Changing your IT service provider might seem overwhelming, but when you choose Capital Network Solutions, we work with you to make the onboarding process smooth and seamless. In this post, we lay out the entire process for onboarding a new client, from the initial meet-and-greet to the final transition to managed services.
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.
We are occasionally asked to name some of the other managed 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.
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.
In this post, we break down managed IT services 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 cyber security to small and medium-sized businesses in the Sacramento area, as well as throughout Northern California and the western United States.
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 [...]
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