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CAI Managed IT Services has been helping small and medium-size businesses since 1978, providing IT support such as technical helpdesk support, computer repair, and consulting services.

Wannamoisett Country Clubs Enhances the “Wannamoisett Experience’ with CAI Managed IT

May 9, 2018 – CAI Managed IT today announced that it has been selected by Wannamoisett Country Club a private golf course located in Rumford, Rhode Island to help the club modernize its Information Technology and enhance the “Wannamoisett Experience’ for its members.

Ellen Girelli, controller for Wannamoisett said, “Last fall, the board of directors discussed how we could enhance the overall experience for our members and guests.  We spoke with a number of our members to solicit ideas for improvements and amenities they’d like to see.  Next we set out to find a local company who we could partner with to make everyone’s wish lists, within reason, come to life! One of our members who had recently hired CAI Managed IT to manage the computer network for his personal business suggested we have them in to see how we could really modernize the facility,” Girelli said. Representatives from CAI visited the club, interviewed key personnel and reviewed our member’s input and then performed a comprehensive Site Survey of the facility to identify areas of focus.

Frank Motta, EVP for CAI Managed IT said, “Right from the get-go it was clear that the building was in need of a pretty significant upgrade to its entire IT infrastructure, including a complete rewiring of the facility’s network and communications equipment. This established a solid underpinning for the range of technology-based enhancements and audio/visual amenities requested by the club membership and spec’d out during our initial site survey.”

New Servers and Workstations Monitored and Managed 24/7

After the wiring project was completed, CAI Managed IT installed two new servers.  One server is dedicated to their business management software, Jonas Club Management, which handles Wanamoisett’s point-of-sale, accounting, installment billing, locker management, and other aspects of the operation, and a second domain controller.  In addition, the club invested in new Windows™ 10 workstations for their entire business office.

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CAI Managed IT Participates in Cyber Liability Panel at the Massachusetts Insurance Agents Annual Conference

October 27, 2017 – CAI Managed IT today announced that Frank Motta, EVP for CAI Managed IT has been selected to speak at the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents (MAIA)'sAnnual Conference and Tradeshow, The Big Event, October 26-29, 2017 at the Copley Marriott Hotel in Boston.

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CAI Managed IT Announces Microsoft Office 365 Migration Service for SMBs

CAI Managed IT Announces Microsoft Office 365 Migration Service for SMBs

August 16, 2016 – CAI Managed IT today announced its Managed Office 365 Service aimed at helping small and medium-size businesses move to the cloud for greater efficiency and productivity, and reduced cost and complexity of server management and maintenance.

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Now I Get it: Breaking Down Cloud Computing

b2ap3_thumbnail_move_to_the_cloud_400.jpgThe cloud is deeply-seated in the way that the modern business handles its day-to-day operations. It’s great for managing access to critical data and applications, making it vastly easier for businesses to optimize operations. With so many great technology innovations revolving around the cloud, how does your business plan on implementing the cloud in 2016?

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Tip of the Week: Get Rid of Those Pesky Ads on Your Windows 10 Lock Screen

b2ap3_thumbnail_no_windows_ads_400.jpgDo you have Windows 10 on your workstation or PC? You’ve probably realized that it’s a pretty sweet operating system. Still, there’s a reason why so many people have been bothered by it, and it’s because of its practically omnipresent attempts to advertise to consumers.

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Trust Your Gut when it Comes to IT Services

b2ap3_thumbnail_trust_your_gut_on_it_400.jpgHave you ever been stuck in a technology rut while working on a major project? If this is an everyday occurrence for you, your gut might be telling you that there’s a better way to handle your business’s IT. Most of the time, there’s usually a better way to handle these issues, and it’s with the latest and greatest technology. Your IT provider needs to be familiar with the most recent developments, good or bad, to deliver you the best quality services available.

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Latest HIPAA Settlement at $150k for Compromising 2,700 Medical Records

b2ap3_thumbnail_hipaa_fines_levied_400.jpgThe latest in a string of costly settlements associated with the violation of the HIPAA law highlights the importance of your health care organization closely following HIPAA’s mandates. Is your practice’s IT infrastructure HIPAA compliant? If not, then even an overlooked detail as seemingly-insignificant as updating software will subject you to penalties.

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What Could Anti-Surveillance Technology Mean for National Security?

b2ap3_thumbnail_are_they_watching_you_400.jpgThe Hackers on Planet Earth (HOPE) conference which took place on Saturday, July 21st 2014, had an important panelist, that being Edward Snowden. Whether he's a whistleblower or a traitor is a hot topic on the web, but one thing is certain - he has called for assistance in creating and promoting anti-surveillance technology to mitigate government spying.

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Celebrate your Freedom from IT Burdens!

b2ap3_thumbnail_america_and_it_400.jpgEverybody loves their freedom, but for some, freedom is an illusion. Take for example the busy business owner. Often times, their work schedules are so packed with tasks that they don't feel free to take a break and enjoy themselves. Technically, they have the freedom to quit, but we think there's a better way to find freedom in the workplace!

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Touch-Screen PCs: Hands-On Productivity or a Gimmick?

b2ap3_thumbnail_touch_screen_devices_400.jpgFor the past decade, touch-screens have changed the way that we as a society touch technology, and have greatly increased the mobility of business in that short time. This trend started with the smartphone, then spread to the 10-inch tablet and larger tablets - perfect for watching YouTube videos, Netflix, or other media consumption.

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The Joys of Server Migration

b2ap3_thumbnail_server_migration_400.jpgThere are times when a specific task is asked of a server requiring all of its data to be moved. When this happens, all the files and applications are transferred to another server unit in a fascinating procedure called server migration.

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Don’t Be Neutral about Net Neutrality!

b2ap3_thumbnail_how_big_is_your_piece_400.jpgLighting up the airwaves in the United States is the issue of net neutrality. It's a complex and technical topic regarding Internet regulations, but don't let the fine print keep you from caring. This is an important topic that could affect how the Internet is consumed around the globe!

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Warning: Protect Yourself from Cryptolocker and GameOver Zeus Now!

b2ap3_thumbnail_gameover_zeus_and_cryptolocker_400.jpgIt has been two weeks since the National Communications Association warned the world about the GameOver Zeus and Cryptolocker ransomware, and if you haven't taken steps to avoid these threats, it's not too late - if you haven't been infected yet, do so as soon as possible. Otherwise, your network will be vulnerable, and so will your banking credentials.

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Don’t Even Think About Disabling Your Antivirus Software!

b2ap3_thumbnail_do_not_remove_antivirus_400.jpgDoes your company have dedicated antivirus software to protect it against the annoying threats on the Internet? Sometimes, a computer virus can weasel its way past your software, but there's no greater frustration than when you realize that the reason you contracted a virus is because an employee disabled your software. Don't let this happen to you!

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Turn Up the Cuteness with Pets at Work!

b2ap3_thumbnail_pets_at_work_400.jpgWe've come across a fun, furry idea to relieve workplace stress. Kitties and puppies! In a fun twist to the workday, many companies are allowing staff to bring their pets with them to the office, and the results are adorable!

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3 Father’s Day Gifts that A Business Dad Needs!

b2ap3_thumbnail_fathers_day_june_15_400.jpgIf your Dad happens to be a business owner, then you know how hard it can be to give him a nice Father's Day present. Business owners tend to be good at buying themselves whatever they need or want. Every business owner can benefit from IT services. It's the gift that keeps on giving!

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Escape the Phisherman’s Hook – 4 Tips to Get You off the Line

b2ap3_thumbnail_phishing_scams_400.jpgThe Internet is a vast ocean filled with all sorts of different creatures. Many are harmless, like the bottlenose dolphin, but once in a while you will encounter an aggressive shark. But no matter how powerful or intelligent these creatures are, they still wind up flopping around on the deck of some fisherman's boat. Why? Because fishermen know what they're looking for and how to capture it. The same can be said about Internet phishers.

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4 Reasons Why Modern Businesses Today Need Remote IT Support

b2ap3_thumbnail_remote_it_400.jpgTechnology might be growing more mobile, but the need for support remains the same. Yet, the need for technical support on-the-go grows ever more important. What will happen to your business if you aren't able to get IT support, and it's an emergency?

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Microsoft Set to Release Windows Phone 8.1

b2ap3_thumbnail_cortana_400.jpgMicrosoft has changed its tune recently. They have made a serious push to take advantage in the mobile computing explosion by creating software that is designed specifically for the mobile device user. When the software giant released Windows Phone 8 in the fourth quarter of 2012, many thought it was only a matter of time before the software would resonate with mobile users. Unfortunately for Microsoft, the smartphone market hasn't been as friendly as the home and business computing market, and Windows Phone 8 has been a thorough disappointment.

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Danger: GameOver Zeus Botnet Threatens Windows Users

b2ap3_thumbnail_game_over_zeus_400.jpgA new botnet threat could spell "game over" for unaware Windows users - the threat targets almost all versions of Windows and Windows Server (excluding Windows 8.1). Even though the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Department of Justice have disrupted it, users are still at risk. Thankfully, they still have time - two weeks, until the threat returns.

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