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 »

Upgrade Your Tech BEFORE the End (of Life)

  Upgrade tech BEFORE the End (of Life)  By Sean Gill, vCIO  “All good things must come to an end”, wrote Chaucer in his poem, Troilus and Criseyde. Alas, who knew that this would be particularly true in the realm of technology today? Many of us have fond memories of long-lost operating systems (Windows XP… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Cahil Mignault

Behind the Screens- Meet Cahil Mignault Cahil has been a part of Team CIO for just over 3 years now. Raised in the Carpinteria area, he has been living in Santa Barbara for 15 years. He is based out of our Santa Barbara office where he works as a member of CIO’s Rapid Response Team… Read more »

Position Your Business for Success with IT Roadmapping

Position Your Business for Success with IT Roadmapping By Eric Egolf, CEO Planning, budgeting, and prioritizing for IT can be a complex process. Big-picture, strategic planning is a critical part of maturing a business’s IT operations. But many businesses don’t know where to start with this type of planning. Even if they do, many encounter… Read more »

Components of an IT Roadmap | IT Budgeting & Strategy

Components of an IT Roadmap | IT Budgeting & Strategy By Eric Egolf, CEO IT roadmapping can have a major impact on moving a business IT strategy from reactive to proactive. It is the process of itemizing IT projects, subscriptions, software, and services into a timeline-based spreadsheet to better understand upcoming costs, projects, and overall… Read more »

Email Safety | 5 Ways to Spot a “Phishy” Email

Email Safety | 5 Ways to Spot a “Phishy” Email Quick Tips & Best Practices We rely on email for many functions of business today. This makes it an excellent tool for bad actors to exploit. Email is one of the quickest and easiest opportunities threat actors have at their disposal. Threat actors have gotten… Read more »

IT Support & Services – Santa Barbara

IT Support & Services | Santa Barbara Finding the Right Fit   When evaluating your options for an IT support & service company in Santa Barbara, it’s important to start with the right questions. It seems obvious to jump right in with the specifics. What’s the company’s IT service delivery process? What do the pricing… Read more »