Stop your PC from grinding before it grinds you
computer grinding noise / computer repair / computer updating / hardware /

Stop your PC from grinding before it grinds you

Michael Anderson
By Michael Anderson 

If you have a personal computer that suddenly starts making grinding noises, you may be experiencing one of two scenarios: The “Good” Scenario: the noise is a nuisance that is easily fixed with no major issues. The “Not Good” Scenario: the noise is a devastating issue that can stop your computer and lose your files. The “Good” Scenario Computers produce…

Your IT provider is a key partner when your business moves
IT partner / office move / office relocation / Winnipeg /

Your IT provider is a key partner when your business moves

Michael Anderson
By Michael Anderson 

This article, originally written by Clever Ducks, is edited and abridged with permission. It appeared on their blog in Jan. 2018. Moving your business can be a big disruption to your company’s operations and growth, or an opportunity to make some needed changes in the infrastructure and technology that supports your company. Take the opportunity to make an office move…

The Internet of Things: a simple explanation
Internetofthings / IoT /

The Internet of Things: a simple explanation

Michael Anderson
By Michael Anderson 

The Internet of Things, or IoT, is a term coined by Kevin Ashton in 1999 that lots of people use, but few actually understand. In a nutshell, IoT refers to the ability to connect devices – other than typical devices, like mobiles or laptops – to the Internet or each other, like a vending machine that shows what drinks need…

Client-appreciation Event and 365OmniDrive Launch
365OmniDrive / IToutsourcing / Theatre Cercle Moliere /

Client-appreciation Event and 365OmniDrive Launch

Michael Anderson
By Michael Anderson 

Our clients are the best, and we have the photos to prove it. On Thursday, May 24 we held our client-appreciation event at Théâtre Cercle Molière, where we also launched our new product, 365OmniDrive – the most-secure way for a business to access and share files from anywhere. Thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate – we had a…

The Importance of Updating Your Computer Hardware
computer hardware / ransomware / virus /

The Importance of Updating Your Computer Hardware

Michael Anderson
By Michael Anderson 

Computer hardware is no different from any other item in your house (vacuum cleaner, camera, frying pan) – over time, it needs to be replaced from “wear and tear,” and to function properly. Just ask your relative – we all have one – he’s still using a 10-year-old computer. He’ll tell you, “It runs pretty slow and can’t update to…

Operation Walk: A Life-Changing Experience
Al Koop / Charity / Operation Walk / The Gates on Roblin /

Operation Walk: A Life-Changing Experience

Michael Anderson
By Michael Anderson 

“A life-changing experience” – An interview with Al Koop, vice chair of Operation Walk It’s not that hard to make a big difference in the lives of people with debilitating bone and joint diseases, says Al Koop, owner of 4L Communications and vice chair of Operation Walk. This year, 365 Technologies, 4L Communications, and TELUS are sponsoring the Operation Walk…

Happy World Password Day – show your passwords some love!
Data Privacy / Gemalto / Password Security / World Password Day /

Happy World Password Day – show your passwords some love!

Michael Anderson
By Michael Anderson 

Happy World Password Day – the day children run to the World Password tree to get their World Password presents from World Password Santa! OK, maybe not. However, it is worth considering – at least once a year – the degree to which your online password-safety and – security habits are holding up. According to the Netherlands-based security firm Gemalto, there were…

Sign up to Attend or Sponsor 2018 Operation Walk
4L Communications / Concordia Foundation / Operation Walk / TELUS / The Concordia Foundation / The Gates on Roblin /

Sign up to Attend or Sponsor 2018 Operation Walk

Michael Anderson
By Michael Anderson 

5th Annual Operation Walk Gala Evening Takes Place on May 31 at The Gates on Roblin 365 Technologies, 4L Communications and TELUS have partnered to provide sponsorship to the 5th Annual Operation Walk Gala Evening. You too can make a big difference in the lives of people in Nicaragua with debilitating bone and joint diseases. Join us in attending or…

Consider outsourcing a Chief Information Officer for your business
Chief Information Officer / CIO / IT Managed Services / IT Support /

Consider outsourcing a Chief Information Officer for your business

Michael Anderson
By Michael Anderson 

A Chief Information Officer (CIO) provides value to any business, small or large, and – at a time in which every business is only as secure as its data – having one is becoming a must. What is a CIO? A CIO sets and leads the technology strategy for a business. CIOs are part of the “c-suite” (top senior executives…