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 […]

Open Mesh – Cloud Based Mangement Wireless Networks

We want to take a little time to tell you about an amazing modular wireless network system called Open Mesh. It doesn’t replace your router, it will expand your Wi-Fi network’s range, speed, and overall efficiency. And it is one of the most cost efficient IT solutions we have ever come across. Open Mesh is […]

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 […]

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 […]

Microsoft XP, the countdown continues.

If you are a dyed in the wool, Microsoft XP devotee’ you are probably grieving the eventually decommissioning of XP.  XP was first introduced in August of 2001 and became readily available in October of that same year. It’s had a good run, as far as OS’s go but XP simply cannot keep up with […]

Trust…

Welcome to CSI Onsite’s Blog. Normally we blog about a variety of topics in the Information Technology arena, this post is no different save that we want to wax philosophically rather than practically. Let’s begin by asking you to answer a simple question. Why do you choose a certain Automotive Technician over another to repair […]

Moments of Joy

Being a one stop IT shop in the Twin Cities, communication is of paramount importance for our team to provide solid customer service. This is true with all service industries; to discover the issue and provide a viable solution the parties involved have to be able to communicate clearly with one another. Sometimes the results […]