Allworx: A New VoIP Phone System

Introducing Allworx: A New VoIP Phone System for Small to Medium Sized Business CIO Solutions is proud to announce that they have recently started carrying a second VoIP (telephone over computer network) phone solution. CIO decided to partner with Allworx because of the value their product provided. Allworx delivers a fully functioning VoIP phone solution... Read more »

Virtualization for Everybody, Finally!

by Andrew West, CTO Some days at work are definitely more notable than others, and today is one of those exceptional days. We've been providing fully-featured virtualization solutions to our clients for a number of years now, mostly with VMware's ESX (now called vSphere in version 4 of the product line). Traditionally, these solutions were... Read more »

The Advantages of Hosted Email

By Gordon Thompson, Remote Engineer This article discusses the advantages of using an offsite service to host your company's email. Within the SaaS (Software as a Service) community, email hosting is one of the most popular choices. This is largely due to the fact of how simple it is to implement and this simplicity is... Read more »

Online Security

By Chase Christian, Engineering Consultant One of the key issues plaguing both PC and Mac users alike is the proliferation of spyware and malware programs on the internet. Spyware, which is designed to capture your information and display advertising/popups, has grown from a rarely seen issue to a daily occurrence for those of us working... Read more »

Multiple Marketing Partnerships Leads CIO Solutions To Be Featured In Social Marketing Webinar

CIO Solutions, a Santa Barbara IT company, has been featured in a webinar on Social Marketing. The webinar was presented by channel marketing leader eCoast. Santa Barbara, CA, July 31, 2009 --- CIO Solutions, the tri-county leader of IT management, consulting and phone systems, was featured in eCoast’s social marketing webinar. This webinar was held... Read more »

Multiple Marketing Partnerships Leads CIO Solutions To Be Featured In Social Marketing Webinar

CIO Solutions, a Santa Barbara IT company, has been featured in a webinar on Social Marketing. The webinar was presented by channel marketing leader eCoast. Santa Barbara, CA, July 31, 2009 --- CIO Solutions, the tri-county leader of IT management, consulting and phone systems, was featured in eCoast’s social marketing webinar. This webinar was held... Read more »

Santa Barbara 2009 Semana Nautica Sponsors

CIO SOLUTIONS SPONSORS THE 2009 SEMANA NAUTICA SPORTS FESTIVAL IN SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA CIO Solutions, a Santa Barbara IT Company, becomes a Bronze sponsor of the Santa Barbara based summer sports festival. This year marks the 72nd year for Semana Nautica and is CIO's first year sponsoring the event. Santa Barbara, CA, July 21st, 2009... Read more »

Santa Barbara 2009 Semana Nautica Sponsors

CIO SOLUTIONS SPONSORS THE 2009 SEMANA NAUTICA SPORTS FESTIVAL IN SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA CIO Solutions, a Santa Barbara IT Company, becomes a Bronze sponsor of the Santa Barbara based summer sports festival. This year marks the 72nd year for Semana Nautica and is CIO's first year sponsoring the event. Santa Barbara, CA, July 21st, 2009... Read more »

Did you know: It’s a good idea to have multiple email addresses?

You should have an email address for work, one for personal and one for junk. Your work emails are the property of your employer. Mixing your personal emails in with your work emails makes managing your email account more difficult for your system administrator. What’s more, if needed, your employer could gain access to your... Read more »

Did you know: You can turn off your Reading Pane in Outlook

Some love it, but others find it annoying to have a preview of their message below or to the side of their email. What's more, it's unsafe to have email automatically open - theoretically a virus could self-run from there. Also, it marks your email as "unread" as you scroll through. To Remove: In outlook... Read more »