Employee Spotlight: Michael Barnes

Behind the Screens- Meet Michael Meet Michael Barnes, one of our brilliant Senior Engineers who has been with us for just over 9 years! He’s instrumental in ensuring our systems are properly designed, maintained, and functioning up to standards. Born in Garden Grove, he’s called Fresno his home since he was two years old. When… Read more »

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Business Email: M365’s Exchange Online vs. Exchange

Business Email: M365’s Exchange Online vs. Exchange Microsoft is a dominant player in the business email market. For most businesses, the question isn’t whether to use Microsoft email solutions, but rather “which one?” While Microsoft’s Exchange server solution has been the go-to option for years, the rise of cloud-based solutions has given businesses a more flexible… Read more »

Turning your Conference Rooms into Teams Rooms

Turning your Conference Rooms into Teams Rooms By Josh Farlow, Director of Cloud Services At the height of WFH, we all got used to virtual meetings. Most everyone has used Microsoft Teams video conferencing to some degree. But now that people are returning to the office more and more, there’s a disconnect between virtual meetings… Read more »

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Neglecting MFA: The Scary Reality of Your Business Risk

Neglecting MFA: The Scary Reality of Your Business Risk IT security is more important than ever. Cyber-attacks and data breaches are a daily occurrence, they just don’t all make headlines. Businesses that fail to take proactive security measures put not only themselves at risk, but their customers too. One of today’s foundational security measures is… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Tach Martinez

Behind the Screens- Meet Tach Meet Tach! Tach has been a Rapid Response Technician on team CIO for about a year and a half. As an RRT member, he answers the call for help when our clients hit a snag in their work day. This typically means taking phone calls to resolve issues, but in… Read more »

CIO Solutions Receives SOC 2 Type II Attestation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CIO Solutions Receives SOC 2 Type II Attestation Independent Audit Verifies CIO Solutions’ Internal Controls and Processes Santa Barbara, CA – January 2023 – CIO Solutions, a leading local IT Management and Cloud solution provider, announced that it has again completed its SOC 2 Type II audit. Performed by KirkpatrickPrice, this attestation… Read more »

Understanding Office 365

Understanding Office 365  By Josh Farlow, Director of Cloud Services You’ve likely heard of Microsoft 365* in some form. However, what it is and what people think it is, are often two different things. Many people still think of it in limited terms. Without understanding the full value and extent of productivity benefits this tool… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Maniver Sandhu

Behind the Screens- Meet Maniver Meet Maniver! She is one of CIO Solutions’ awesome client success managers (CSMs). She moved to the United States from India in 2008. A member of the CIO Solutions team for the past 4 years, her home base is our Fresno office. She guides her clients to success by developing… Read more »

Password Reset Checklists

Password Reset Checklists Microsoft Office 365  CIO Hosted Exchange Premise Exchange     Running into Issues? Not sure which checklist to use?  We can help! Give us a call 1.888.662.9086 Send us an email support@ciosolutions.com Chat with us Chat With Support

Employee Spotlight: Ignacio Monge

Behind the Screens- Meet Ignacio Ignacio is a skilled member of our backups team. They handle the managed backup services for our clients. Ignacio says, “we’re in charge of all backup services provided to our clients. This means keeping all machines’ backups done and working fine, also detecting issues or possible problems with the client… Read more »