Microsoft continues to shake things up in the industry with two major announcements. First, it will be ending support for Windows Server 2008; while mainstream support ended in 2015, the official extended support end date is January 2020. If you’re still running this product, now is the time to consider upgrading to Windows Server 2019. […]

By Keith Millett | Jan 03, 2019 | Product of the Month

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Even 10 years ago, corporate data backups were much simpler: all data existed in one location, so it was easy to capture everything in a single platform without much hassle. But now, the landscape of corporate data backups has significantly changed. Between on-premise, cloud, hybrid platforms, and masses of complex data to keep track of, […]

By Keith Millett | Dec 14, 2018 | Insights

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Given its many benefits, including the potential cost savings and unlimited storage, the cloud can seem like an attractive solution for any business. However, this is not always the case. Much like any other infrastructure option, the cloud can either specifically address your company’s needs or, in some cases, work against them. That said, it’s […]

By Keith Millett | Dec 14, 2018 | Insights

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There’s no way around it—you need a (new) IT job. Regardless of the motivation for your change, you want to stand out from your competitors and land the best possible IT job. Here’s the problem: so does everyone else. Short of publishing your resume on brightly colored paper or claiming you worked for Bill Gates […]

By Keith Millett | Nov 26, 2018 | Insights

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Financial institutions are lucrative targets for hackers. Banks, credit unions, savings and loan associations, and other similar organizations are not only responsible for safeguarding our finances, they’re also responsible for protecting all of our financial data. Even if an attacker fails to steal money through unauthorized transfers, simply gathering our personal data (e.g., account numbers, […]

By Keith Millett | Nov 26, 2018 | Insights

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  CTI’s SHIELD Suite encompasses all of our Consult offerings. Our portfolio of customized assessments identify and prioritize your business requirements, match IT technologies and processes to business drivers, and deliver actionable recommendations to increase your productivity and reduce costs. Our Consult team excels at conducting rigorous evaluations of IT security controls, business continuity, and network […]

By Keith Millett | Nov 14, 2018 | Latest News, Product of the Month

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In recent years, technology has so thoroughly permeated the classroom that K-12 schools are now, for the most part, paperless. Long gone are the days of students lugging around heavy textbooks or losing paper assignments in their mess of color-coded binders and notebooks. Even students in first grade now learn on portable devices like tablets […]

By Keith Millett | Oct 25, 2018 | Insights

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IT systems support a wide variety of tasks in an organization—from general computer upkeep and backups to the maintenance of massive data centers, we expect IT services to be secure, functional, and constantly up and running. Sometimes, though, this doesn’t always happen. Any issue that manifests requires a quick resolution in order to maintain business […]

By Keith Millett | Oct 25, 2018 | Insights

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The Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) is a supplement to the Federal Acquisition Regulation created by the Department of Defense (DoD) that dictates how the DoD purchases or leases goods and services from contractors or subcontractors. This supplement is intended to protect the DoD from data breaches and other cyber attacks, particularly those resulting […]

By Keith Millett | Oct 03, 2018 | Insights

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IT plays a critical role in any organization, whether your IT department consists of a single person doing basic maintenance or a team of individuals researching and implementing insightful IT solutions. Regardless of your specific team size, you may find that your organization needs the assistance of a third-party IT solutions and consulting partner that […]

By Keith Millett | Oct 03, 2018 | Uncategorized

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