Food Bank Volunteer Opportunity

CIO Solutions is proud to partner with Foodbank of Santa Barbara for a unique volunteer opportunity.  CIO will be organizing volunteers to help Foodbank with food distribution in Goleta.  Volunteers will help set up the distribution area, unload trucks, and help recipients with their groceries.  Contact Mike Shinn at CIO if you are interested in volunteering... Read more »

Client Spotlight- Buynak, Fauver, Archbald & Spray, LLP

Name Michelle Weinman Position Firm Administrator Company Buynak, Fauver, Archbald & Spray, LLP     Year Founded: 2012 Industry? Legal Services What does your company do/What service does your company offer? Specializing in the practice areas of mergers and acquisitions, estate and tax planning, real estate and land use, employment, civil litigations and trials, and... Read more »

Employee Spotlight- Ginette Alfaro

  Title Director of Operations- Costa Rica Name Ginette Alfaro Working for CIO (started with TekTegrity) since October 8th, 2007       About Ginette: Where did you grow up? San José, Costa Rica Which location do you work at? Costa Rica When did you move to this location I grew up here What do... Read more »

Why Consumer-Grade Doesn’t Cut It

By Russ Levanway, President Late last month, the FBI reported on an attempt by Russian hackers to infect hundreds of thousands of residential routers in at least 54 countries with malware. With residential routers like Linksys and NetGear primarily affected, the FBI recommended that people restart their home router to disrupt the attack. In November last... Read more »

Why Consumer-Grade Doesn’t Cut It

By Russ Levanway, President Late last month, the FBI reported on an attempt by Russian hackers to infect hundreds of thousands of residential routers in at least 54 countries with malware. With residential routers like Linksys and NetGear primarily affected, the FBI recommended that people restart their home router to disrupt the attack.  In November last year, there… Read more »

Upping Our Game

By Russ Levanway, President Our recent combination with CIO Solutions has brought into focus the concept of “brand promises.” Unlike a mission or core values, brand promises are an extension of a company’s premise, a concrete takeaway for anyone who opts in to use its services. CIO Solutions has three brand promises, but it’s the first… Read more »

What’s In It For Me?

By Russ Levanway, President As I shared last month, TekTegrity is merging with Santa Barbara County’s CIO Solutions. So, what’s in it for our clients? In past posts, I’ve talked about the cloud: what it is, the technology behind it, its status in the San Luis Obispo & Fresno regions, and what all of that means… Read more »

CIO Solutions Brings TekTegrity Onboard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Santa Barbara based firm expands through merger with San Luis Obispo company March 22, 2018 (Santa Barbara, Calif.)— CIO Solutions and TekTegrity have announced the merger of their business operations to offer unsurpassed IT management and consulting services to Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Fresno Counties. The combined company will… Read more »

Exciting Changes at TekTegrity

By Russ Levanway, CEO Two years ago, I started up a conversation with Eric Egolf, CEO of CIO Solutions, a tech company not unlike our own, established in the late ‘80’s and based out of Santa Barbara. At the time, we were friendly competitors sharing a border between Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties, but… Read more »

CIO Solutions Brings TekTegrity Onboard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Santa Barbara based firm expands through merger with San Luis Obispo company March 22, 2018 (Santa Barbara, Calif.)— CIO Solutions and TekTegrity have announced the merger of their business operations to offer unsurpassed IT management and consulting services to Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Fresno Counties. The combined company will... Read more »