The Top Five Reasons Why Our Clients Use Office 365

Why Do Our Clients Use Office 365? Microsoft Office 365 is a comprehensive, complete solution that includes everything your business needs for e-mail, instant messaging, online meetings, file sharing, and the latest Office products. It’s a cloud-based online suite that provides access to a wealth of services and software and includes all the full suite of Microsoft Office products including Wor...

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10 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Move Their Data To The Cloud

Why Should Small Businesses Move Their Data To The Cloud? Small businesses have big jobs to do, so using the right technology is essential. Your employees need the best tools to get their work done, and the Cloud can provide all this. Cloud technologies have simplified and even brought down the costs of doing business when it comes to information technology. The Cloud provides high-quality tec...

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What Are 5 Ways To Increase Your Business IT Security?

Business IT Security Small and mid-sized businesses can no longer look at cybersecurity as an afterthought. Criminals target them knowing they often under-invest in security. However, protecting your data doesn't have to be complicated. Here are 5 steps you can take now to increase your business IT security. 1. Know What Data You Have, Where It Is and Who Has Access To It. Do you know where you...

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MEET C3’s NEW Senior Systems Consultant: Scott Whitehouse

Meet Scott Whitehouse Scott Whitehouse recently joined C3 Integrated Solutions as a Senior Systems Consultant. He’ll be part of C3’s Projects Team with a focus on Microsoft Office 365 Engineering (Intune, EM+S, Compliance). Scott comes to C3 after positions with a number of large companies where his duties ranged from providing end-user/Executive level support to managing an IT departm...

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What Are 6 Ways You Can Benefit From Using Managed IT Services?

6 Benefits Of Using Managed IT Services Whether you use a traditional on-site server, a secure private cloud infrastructure or a combination of the two, using Managed IT Services provides the peace of mind that you’ll always have reliable and responsive service regardless of where your applications and data reside. Managed IT Services offer you the ability to focus on your business rather th...

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Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Basics for DoD Contractors

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Basics A working group of the government, universities, and private companies are developing the next evolution of cybersecurity standard for DoD contractors. According to the CMMC FAQ's, "The intent of the CMMC is to combine various cybersecurity control standards such as NIST SP 800-171, NIST SP 800-53, ISO 27001, ISO 27032, AIA NAS9933 and others into...

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What Is PII?

If you’ve seen the acronym PII in the news or in trade magazines, you may have questions. What is it exactly, and what is the danger surrounding it? Today’s tech blog post answers these questions and more. What Is PII? PII stands for personally identifiable information. Personally identifiable information (from here on, we’ll just use PII) is information tied to an individual that can be us...

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Taking IT to 11

Where We’ve Been This, to say the least, has been a long and interesting road. When Kevin Lucier and I first started the company in 2008, we had a vision with telecom focus and dreams of being a master agent for high bandwidth services and cable providers. Our plan was to provide as many vendor options as possible for our clients, and we would never, ever, cross the demark inside the network. W...

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Microsoft Security Intelligence Report: Cybersecurity Professionals Must Stay Many Steps Ahead

The Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR) was recently released for 2018, with both good and bad news for cybersecurity professionals and companies. What Did The Microsoft Security Intelligence Report Reveal? Based on data from Microsoft’s Detection and Response Team (DART), attackers used a variety of tricks, both new (coin-mining) and old (phishing), in their ongoing quest to ste...

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The End of Life for SQL 2008: What Does This Mean For Your Business?

Soon, on July 9, 2019, support will come to an end for all SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 equipment. If you’re still using these servers, it’s important to take action now so that there’s no disruption to your daily operations or loss of data. Any hardware or software product that reaches its end of life is a potential gateway for hackers to enter through. In addition to the security haza...

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