Microsoft Office 365 OneDrive versus Sharepoint

When to use OneDrive for Business or SharePoint for Teams

Michael Anderson Cloud, IT Managed Services, Software

OneDrive for Business and SharePoint for Teams are included with Office 365 for Business. In fact, they complement each other; it’s ideal for small- to medium-sized businesses to set up both for better document management and collaboration. Both are Cloud-based services that allow you to store, share and sync files from a number of devices with access to the Internet. …

Nishan Balasingham

Meet Nishan Balasingham – Cloud Solution Specialist

Michael Anderson 365 News, Cloud

Nishan is our new Microsoft Cloud Solution Specialist. He has over 13 years of IT experience in Toronto and Winnipeg. In this role, he assists our clients with their digital-transformation and cloud-migration journey, assessing their current environment, selecting a migration strategy, and executing it. Nishan has earned a degree in computer engineering with a background in programming and a Microsoft …

IT Security Audits

Securing your network data begins with an IT security audit

Michael Anderson IT Best Practices, IT Managed Services, IT Security

The growing complexity of cloud services, data networks, and disaster-recovery backup services make comprehensive IT security audits a must for business owners – without an audit, your business may be at serious risk. Why your business needs an IT security audit: 1. Your data is more valuable than ever Malicious hacks and ransomware, such as Cryptolocker, cause downtime and are …

Protect Your PC

Protect your PC by doing these three, simple things

Michael Anderson IT Best Practices, IT Security

A couple of years ago, I wrote a post about how to keep your PC running in tip-top shape. These tips continue to be important to ensure your PC has a long life, so I’m reposting it today with some updates. Tip #1: Protect your PC with a surge protector Your home’s electrical outlets don’t provide a constant and consistent …

Property Management

Property managers need IT too

Michael Anderson Business Talk, IT Best Practices, IT Managed Services

Technology is changing and impacting the property-management landscape. Consider electronic transactions, online financial and tenant data-storage, and smart devices that are now regularly installed into offices and residences (also known as the Internet of Things). As building systems, processes, and tenant information become increasingly connected to the internet, the chances of a cyberattack and a privacy or data breach grows. …

The Cloud Backups

The four biggest benefits of cloud-based backups

Michael Anderson Cloud, IT Managed Services

Cloud technology has truly changed the way businesses operate. Almost every business, from gigantic multinational enterprises to small businesses, is using at least one cloud storage system. Your business shouldn’t overlook the advantages of the cloud. A cloud-based backup is one of the most powerful ways that you can protect your data from breaches, hardware failures, and natural disasters. For …

Mason Ehmann

Our Holiday Donation Supports Mason’s Mission to Walk

Michael Anderson 365 Gives Back, Culture

This year, on behalf of our clients, 365 Technologies is making a holiday donation to support Mason Ehmann’s mission to walk. Mason is a caring and fun-loving four-year-old Winnipeg boy who was born with spastic diplegia cerebral palsy. Spastic diplegia affects the arms and legs, making them stiff and contracted. Symptoms include: Cognitive impairment Toe walking Flexed knees Fatigue Strabismus …

Microsoft Windows 7 Support Ends

The final countdown: Windows 7 support ends in 2020

Michael Anderson Business Talk, IT Best Practices, IT Managed Services, Software

On Jan. 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer release security updates or patches for the Windows 7 operating system. After the support ends, your organization’s computer, network, and data are vulnerable to attacks, security risks and viruses if you don’t upgrade your systems. Microsoft does not support operating systems (OS) over 10 years old, and it moves these systems from …

Inside 365: Employee Updates

Michael Anderson 365 News, Culture

Meet our two newest network administrators We are growing. A big welcome to Sol Dumago and Anthony Suttorp – our two, new IT-savvy network administrators. Sol Dumago Sol has seven years’ experience in IT, including working as an Infrastructure Specialist at RHT in Winnipeg, a System Administrator Specialist at RFNet Technologies Pte Ltd./Syspro in Singapore, a System Administrator at WINTEL …

New Network Administrators

Inside 365: Employee Updates

Michael Anderson 365 News, Culture

Meet our two newest network administrators A big welcome to Slava Frumin and Steven Dimanalata – our two, new IT-savvy network administrators – to the 365 Technologies’ family. Slava Frumin Slava has over 15 years’ experience in IT, including working as a Network Operation Technician at Bell MTS Data Centre in Winnipeg, Senior Field Engineer at Amdocs Limited in Ra’anana, …