How to Choose an IT Provider

Choosing the best IT provider for your business can be a daunting task. While there is no single foolproof indicator, if you do your homework and ask the right questions, you can make a well-informed decision. Here are some of the questions you should keep in mind as you evaluate your options. A qualified Managed... Read more »

Why A Managed Service Provider

CIO Solutions clients benefit from the collective expertise of over 50 technical resources (support, projects, strategy, etc.), and the familiarity of dedicated resources designed to be intimately familiar with your business and your environment. Clients of CIO Solutions benefit from: 24/7 support access with fast response and resolution times Field services technicians, rapid response agents,… Read more »

Reducing Your Risk with Multi-Factor Authentication

Reducing Your Risk with Multi-Factor Authentication Original date: February 4, 2021 Overview of Webinar How we work has changed dramatically. Businesses like yours have adapted to operate effectively with the changing times, but you’re not the only ones. Bad actors have honed in on the most effective email phishing methods, and instances of these sophisticated… Read more »

Santa Barbara Airbus

Position General Manager Company Name Santa Barbara Airbus Company Name Santa Barbara Airbus Year Founded 1983 Industry Transportation What does your company do/what service does your company offer? Santa Barbara Airbus runs daily shuttles to and from the Los Angeles International Airport, private charter bus, and Daytrip Adventures! Airbus is a service business that happens… Read more »

Employee Spotlight- Walter Vargas

NAME Walter Vargas Barboza   JOB TITLE NOC Technician   LOCATION Costa Rica Tell us a little about yourself! I think I am a simple man that loves simple things like being in nature, riding bikes (I usually go to work by bike) or going hiking. I am a family man who loves spending time… Read more »

Microsoft Exchange 0-Day Vulnerability Incident

Microsoft Exchange 0-Day Vulnerability Incident As you have likely seen in the news, Microsoft Exchange servers were the target of a 0-day vulnerability attack that resulted in (and continues to produce) thousands of compromised accounts and ransomware infections. What happened in this attack and what steps did CIO Solutions take to protect our clients? Incident… Read more »

Inflection Point

Inflection Point By Russ Levanway, President Throughout the course of a human life, our brains are constantly changing. This neuroplasticity is very good news for anyone hoping to take up the ukulele or overcome a phobia. But at certain stages, the brain makes especially big leaps. One of those leaps happens in adolescence, between childhood… Read more »

Employee Spotlight- Keeth “CrowHawk” Hershman

NAME Keeth “CrowHawk” Hershman Crow, which later evolved to CrowHawk, was a name given to me while I was focusing on healing, introspection, and re-connecting in a spiritual way.   JOB TITLE Remote Support Specialist   LOCATION San Luis Obispo Tell us a little about yourself! Outside of work my main passion has always been… Read more »

Where Planning Has Its Limits

Where Planning Has Its Limits By Russ Levanway, President With the new year, I’ve been thinking a lot about where we are now versus where we were this time in 2020. This might be stating the obvious, but many assumptions we had going into 2020 have been turned on their head.  Going into 2020, everything… Read more »

Employee Spotlight- Hass Sadighi

NAME Hass Sadighi JOB TITLE Senior Systems Administrator LOCATION Santa Barbara Tell us a little about yourself! When I was growing up, playing sports was my favorite thing to do. Now that I am getting older, I am trying to learn to play piano. Where are you from? Glastonbury, CT How long have you been… Read more »