Online Holiday Shopping

Online Holiday Shopping By: Allison Bolger This holiday season, lessen the hassle of finding gifts by shopping online. In a time where green is good and frugality is key, the internet proves to be a favorable resource for consumers

CIO Infrastructure Up to Date with vSphere (VMware ESX 4.0)

By Andrew West, CTO CIO Solutions has just completed its upgrade to VMware vSphere, aka ESX 4.0. In addition to the new benefits and features we are enjoying including native Storage vMotion, Distributed vSwitches, the ability to expand VMFS volumes on the fly, Fault Tolerance, simple host patch management with Update Manager, and others, we... Read more »

Netbooks vs. Laptops

Netbooks: From the Third World to the Third Cloud on the Left

5 Reasons Why it is Easy to Do Business with CIO Solutions

5 Reasons Why it is Easy to Do Business with CIO Solutions By: Hannah Rich, Professional Service Coordinator

Did you know: You can track who is selling your gmail address to spammers…

When giving out your gmail account information when signing up for different websites, sign up using a +info inside of the email account such that would be entered on the website as This email will still go to, but would let you know who has given out your email address.

Santa Barbara EMR System – Electronic Medical Records

Brief Summary: As of late Electronic Medical Records or EMR has been a topic of discussion amongst Santa Barbara physican and physican practices.

Santa Barbara PC Repair Services

CIO Solutions has been providing PC repair and computer consulting to the Santa Barbara and Tri Counties area since 1986

Santa Barbara Microsoft Online Services: Now Sold Through CIO Solutions

CIO Solutions is now certified and authorized by Microsoft to sell and support Microsoft Online Services in addition to helping clients migrate to these cloud-based services.

Allworx: A New VoIP Phone System

Introducing Allworx: A New VoIP Phone System for Small to Medium Sized Business

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.