A 5-minute tour of CIO Solutions Private Cloud for growing businesses

A 5-minute tour of desktop virtualization for growing businesses Today work is more than just an office job. It’s a last-minute email sent on the way in; a conference call joined from a business trip; a project handed in from an off-site meeting. Work is everywhere, which is why your team works best when it… Read more »

A cloud roadmap for your business

  A cloud roadmap for your business Most companies that hope to be in business for the next 10 years have at least considered moving to the cloud. In fact, more than half of them will make their files and emails cloud-based by the end of this year[1]. They’ve seen how the cloud is helping… Read more »

Why cloud security is better security

Why cloud security is better security It seems like every day you hear of a hack or data breach in the news. You watch the news unfold thinking, ‘That’ll never happen to my business’. You probably aren’t alone in this though. But you’re also probably wrong. The truth is, the odds aren’t in your favor…. Read more »

Three big security lessons for growing businesses

Three big security lessons for growing businesses Ransomware is the fastest-growing and most pervasive cyber threat in the world.  It seems like we hear news articles daily about large businesses and organizations having their data breached. The thing is, you don’t need to be a national bank or healthcare provider to fall prey to ransomware… Read more »

Why growing businesses need a cloud road map

Why growing businesses need a cloud road map Few things are harder than growing a business. On the one hand, you’re trying to scale your processes, bring in new talent and serve your customers in more sustainable ways. On the other, you’re trying to hang on to the agility and culture that made your small business… Read more »

One simple way to keep your business from slipping

One simple way to keep your business from slipping By Russ Levanway, President Have you ever tried to walk uphill on ice or loose gravel? Without the grip of a smooth surface, forward progress is nearly impossible, or, at best, inconsistent. In one of my favorite books, Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business, author Gino… Read more »

Am I Getting Through?

Am I Getting Through? By Russ Levanway, President At one year after CIO Solutions brought on TekTegrity, we have a lot to celebrate, and a lot more still to do when it comes to integrating. It’s sort of like a marriage after one year: the vows have been spoken, the cake has been cut, the honeymoon… Read more »

Interoperability: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Interoperability: Can’t We All Just Get Along? By Russ Levanway, President I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the Samsung Galaxy Fold, the bleeding-edge new mobile phone that claims to defy categorization. If you haven’t seen it, the Galaxy Fold is a foldable smartphone with a barely discernible seam down the middle. The user literally unfolds… Read more »

Stoking Ownership

By Russ Levanway, President Stoking ownership For many years, our company has had a mantra: I’ve got this. We even had water bottles for everyone made with that statement in big, bold letters printed on them.  For us, this phrase conveys ownership and personal responsibility. For instance, let’s say a client calls the service desk in... Read more »

Bringing the mission home

By Russ Levanway, President We recently held an annual planning meeting with the leadership team kicked things off by creating a new business plan for the year. Sound routine? It wasn’t. In light of our recent merger, we need the entire team, originating from both companies, to be on the same page. And the only way... Read more »