Critical PC Chip Security Vulnerability Found

ISSUE Computer researchers have recently found out that the main chip in most modern computers—the CPU—has a hardware bug. It’s really a design flaw in the hardware that has been there for years. This is a big deal because it affects almost every computer, including workstations and servers (and yes, even Apple iOS and MACs!) […]

IT Managed Services – Is it right for you?

What are Managed Services? Managed services is defined as the practice of outsourcing day-to-day management responsibilities and functions as a strategic method for improving operations and cutting expenses. Working with a managed services provider gives clients peace of mind and frees up valuable resources to focus on business productivity and profitability. What gets accomplished? Computer […]

Data Breach!

Data breach. If you click on the term data breach hyperlink will take you to have music to the company the term data breach because the consequences can truly be quite serious and destructive. Did you know that in the first four months of 2014 there were more than 300 publicly disclosed data breaches in […]

VDI – Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

My wife informed me that my original title for this post “VDI and other productivity enhancing TLAs” was confusing, she also told in my hair looked ridiculous…She was right about the hair so I quick changed the title to the current iteration. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure or VDI, is not new to the IT computing world. […]

Critical Data Storage and Recovery…What’s Your Plan?

Summer has officially kicked off in the state of Minnesota, the part of the world where CSI Onsite resides. For those of us who reside in Minnesota Since the readership for this blog is located across the globe allow me to briefly describe what Minnesota summer weather can be like. Minnesota is a state where […]

The Mighty, Mini Raspberry Pi -Part Two

If you consider yourself a techno-stein, hacker, or a dedicated IT enthusiast, and you’ve never heard about the Raspberry Pi, you’re in for a treat. In our last blog simply titled Raspberry Pi we briefly explored the credit card sized computer called Raspberry Pi and the organization (Raspberry Pi Foundation) responsible for creating and marketing […]

The Heartbleed Vulnerability

By now it’s safe to assume that you have at the very least heard the term “Heartbleed.” If you haven’t, have you been…hiding in a cave? Because we live in a world dominated by technology and technological threats you may have heard on your local news about the Heartbleed bug and ignored the threat. I […]

Blogess Interuptess…It’s All Mine Moneypenny Redux.

As the Cloud Wars continue we at CSI Onsite want to keep you informed on what we have found to be useful to our customers and in our own personal/business experience. Don’t know what the Cloud Wars are?  Not to worry, the concept is very simple to comprehend. The difficulty comes in wading through the […]

Top 10 Catch Phrases that didn’t make it as CSI Onsite’s Catch Phrase

CSI Onsite…Techs you can trust. This is a great vision statement that really does capture the heart of what we want to be as a company. This statement did not just fall in our laps; we worked with nationally recognized personal and venture coach Leary Gates (Lumina Consulting Group, BoldPath Life Strategies, and LearyGates.com) to […]

Social Media, are you in?

https://www.facebook.com/business/news/A-Streamlined-Look-for-Pages   As a “One stop Shop” for all your IT needs, you would think our company – CSI Onsite – could care less about Social Media. However that would be a false assumption, because we are first and foremost a business that exists to serve our customers. And Social Media has become an integral […]