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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.


The Ins and Outs of Sound Masking

Posted 2 weeks ago

What Is Sound Masking? Sound masking is the practice of lessening the volume of speech and muting undesired noise with the addition of background sound. Essentially, this lessens the impact of troublesome office noises by introducing a barely noticeable frequency of sound to ‘flatten’ the profile of the disruptive sounds. The noise emitted from a […]

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The Future of Access Control: Biometrics and Beyond

Posted 4 weeks ago

Access control systems are the unseen arbiter of the workplace. An efficient access control system is rarely noticed as it controls the flow of people through entry points and buildings, and whether that’s through a passcode or keycard access is entirely up to the user. Access control has come a long way, however, and today’s […]

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Understanding Georgia’s Multi-Million Dollar School Safety Grant

Posted 5 months ago

School safety is expensive. The amount of hardware and software required to keep an entire campus and the people within it safe takes many hours to install and countless hours to upkeep. However, a new budget plan for Georgia schools may just alleviate some of the pain for those that are putting more of a […]

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School Security Systems: Beyond the Basics

Posted 7 months ago

School security is far from a simple issue. When you take into account how complex a typical campus is—the number of entrances, facilities, students—the problem becomes even more complicated. How do you monitor the movement of hundreds, sometimes thousands of people across a campus? How do you ensure the security of those people in the […]

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

Posted 11 months 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 11 months 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 12 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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Small Business Computer & Cybersecurity Tips

Posted 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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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