Planning Your 2021 Budget?  Make Sure You Include CMMC

Planning Your 2021 Budget?  Make Sure You Include CMMC As the summer ends and the calendar turns to fall, most companies start the planning process for their annual budget.  This is a key time to make the case for top priorities and necessary investments across the organization, including IT.  Most years, we would talk about a hardware refresh, or maybe digital transformation, and of course cy...

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DoD (Finally) Issues Interim Rule Regarding CMMC

DoD (Finally) Issues Interim Rule Regarding CMMC Last week, the DoD issued an interim rule that fundamentally changes the way contractors meet and report their cybersecurity readiness to the government. Widely anticipated, this rule embeds CMMC into contracts moving forward and adds key requirements to ensure the cybersecurity of our nation’s Defense Industrial Base (DIB). What’s In The Rule...

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CMMC Fall Update 2020

Waiting (and Waiting) for CMMC… As the months tick by, a number of our clients have been asking us about CMMC – some, no doubt, hoping that plans for CMMC have been sidelined due to COVID. No such luck: CMMC is still on track, and sits squarely in the future for all DoD contractors. So, let’s break down the current status and provide some predictions for what’s coming in the near future. ...

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Microsoft Lists Offers New Ways to Boost Productivity

Microsoft Lists Offers New Ways to Boost Productivity The Microsoft Build 2020 conference in May brought a lot of Microsoft 365 news and announcements for businesses and developers – including the first disclosure of Microsoft Lists, a smart information tracking app in Microsoft 365. The new Microsoft Lists began rolling out to Microsoft 365 business customers worldwide in July. August bro...

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C3 Integrated Solutions Ranks No. 1957 on the 2020 Inc. 5000

C3 Integrated Solutions Ranks No. 1957 on the 2020 Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 216% Percent Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000 NEW YORK, August 12, 2020 – Inc. magazine today revealed that C3 Integrated Solutions is No. 1957 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s ...

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CMMC News: DFARS Updates, STARS III and Deadlines

CMMC Is Closer Than You Think C3 Integrated Solutions has been tracking the progress of Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) for over a year, from its pre-release status through the release of CMMC 1.02 and its continued evolution as the nation grapples with the effects of COVID-19. Although the original go, no-go deadline was to be September 2020, there has not been a significant de...

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Voice for GCC High Environments Now Available

Voice for GCC High Environments Now Available GCC High organizations can now enable Audio Conferencing and PSTN calling with Microsoft Teams Direct Routing via a new partnership between C3 and CallTower. This is the first time organizations can enable a third-party hosted voice provider within GCC High, closing a known, long-term gap in Office 365 GCC High features. As we have discussed previo...

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GCC High and Azure Government Update

GCC High and Azure Government Update Microsoft 365 Government Community Cloud (GCC) High and Azure Government continues to evolve as more and more defense contractors move to this specialized version of the service. C3 continues to monitor new service offerings, product features and more to provide you the most current information as possible. Below are a handful of recent announcements and what ...

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Office 365 Is Now Microsoft 365

Office 365 Is Now Microsoft 365 In late April 2020, Microsoft announced that Office 365 will now be known as Microsoft 365. Microsoft’s goal was to make it easier for partners and customers to understand the value each product will provide. In the blog post announcing the rebrand, officials said the new names were meant to indicate that Office is more than Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; it also i...

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Azure Government Announces New Services

Azure Government Announces New Services Azure Sentinel, Azure AD Domain Services and DDoS Protection Now Available in Azure Government The Microsoft Azure gov Team recently announced new cloud services intended to extend the existing commercially available platform to government contractors. These new services bring enhanced visibility and optimization of security operations. C3 clients have a...

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