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The C1C Blog: IT News, Trends, Information, and Industry Updates

The information technology world is constantly shifting, changing, and evolving, with new technologies being developed and popularized all the time.

At C1C, we are passionate about information technology and are dedicated to staying on the cutting edge of the IT infrastructure industry. Follow our blog to keep up with the latest IT news, trends, information, and industry updates you need to know about to keep your business competitive in an ever-changing environment.


Network 101: What Is The Difference Between LAN, WAN, MAN, CAN, VPN, BAN, NAN, SAN?

Posted 1 month ago

What Is A Network? In order to understand the difference between the network types, it’s important to first understand what a network is. Simply enough, a network is two or more connected computers or other devices, linked for the purpose of communicating or sharing resources. This connection can either be wired or wireless through the […]

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Communications Breakdown! How Unified Communications Can Help Your Business

Posted 1 month ago

Have you ever tried to call a coworker and had a hard time getting ahold of them? What about your boss? Maybe you start off with a call to their cell phone and then a call to their business phone line, but you hear nothing. You start sending instant messages and then finally an email […]

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What Is Ransomware and How Can You Prevent Your Business from Falling Victim to an Attack?

Posted 2 months ago

What Is Ransomware? Ransomware is a subtype of virus that, once downloaded, hijacks the victim’s files until a ransom is paid. Often, ransomware will lock a victim’s computer or steal their data, and won’t release the data until the victim pays the ransom. The first known ransomware attack was in 1989, and attacks have only […]

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Analog vs. Digital IP Security Cameras & CCTV Systems

Posted 3 months ago

Analog VS. Digital Security Cameras: What’s the Best Option for Your Atlanta Business’s Security/CCTV System? Technology is ever-evolving, and that holds true in the realm of CCTV security systems, too. Now, businesses are finding that they have a choice. If they already have an analog system, do they upgrade? Is it worth it? And if […]

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Small Business Computer & Cybersecurity Tips

Posted 4 months ago

Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses: You Are Not Immune to Cyber Attacks As a small business owner, you may think that your company is too small to be a target for hackers or cybersecurity breaches. Not true. In fact, small businesses are becoming more and more enticing to hackers, and hackers aren’t the only risk. […]

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IAAS vs. PAAS vs. SAAS: Cloud Computing Basics

Posted 4 months ago

Cloud Computing Basics: IaaS vs. PaaS vs. SaaS Cloud computing for business has a number of benefits, but once you’ve decided to utilize cloud computing in your company, you have to determine what model of cloud services you want to use: IaaS, PaaS, or SaaS. At first glance, these just look like an alphabet soup […]

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IT Infrastructure Components Explained

Posted 5 months ago

7 IT Infrastructure Components for Small Business So, you want to build up your small business. In this tech-savvy modern world, that means you’re going to need to build up your company’s IT infrastructure, but what do you need to create the right IT infrastructure for your business and its unique needs? What components will […]

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Data Center Tiers Explained

Posted 5 months ago

Data Center Tiers Explained: Understanding Different Data Center Tiers and Coinciding Standards What should you expect from a Tier 3 data center? How does that differ from what is required of a Tier 1 data center or a Tier 4? Data center tier standards create a sense of consistency of what can be expected from […]

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Common Network Cabling Mistakes & Solutions

Posted 5 months ago

5 More Common Network Cabling Mistakes to Avoid Whether you’re starting from scratch or upgrading an old one, setting up your office network includes a myriad of processes that you need to finish quickly so your company can get back up and running. In trying to get everything done as quickly as possible, it’s easy […]

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WAN & LAN Network Design Best Practices

Posted 5 months ago

WAN & LAN Network Design Best Practices Whether your business is a large, multi-location company in need of a wide area network (WAN) or a small, single-location office that requires a local area network (LAN), the design stage of your business network should be carefully executed. Therefore, regardless of whether you are building a WAN […]

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