Windows 10 updates – The challenges we face!

Windows 10 has been out for a while now along with it’s new update cycle. So why now, am I deciding to write about how it handles updates? We’re finding there’s confusion amongst clients as to the what and why of the changes to Windows 10 especially on the differences between what’s an “update” and what’s a “feature update”, two very different things!

To give some background, before Windows 10 was created, Microsoft used to release a new operating system (O/S) every few years.

PCM is moving!

As we start this new year we are excited to announce that we will be moving to a new office! Our current office has served us well for several years, however we decided to purchase our own office space and move out of the current rental unit.

The new office isn’t far away, in fact it’s only 2 buildings down the street from our current space.

Tips to Identify Suspicious E-mail

Most people use email on a daily basis, often from many different sources and for different purposes. Companies may implement filters to minimize junk email and spam, but we still should not trust all email at face value. Often illegitimate email can be identified by looking at a number of key areas, here are some tips on what to look for:

PCM recognized in 2016 Top 100 Managed Service Provider List

Last month PCM was recognized in an industry list that annually ranks the top 501 managed service providers (MSPs) across the globe. And for a fourth year in a row we were further honoured by being ranked within the top 100 in the small business category! We’ve been working hard over the last couple of years refining our service offering and striving to give great support and expertise.

PCM adds another team member

Recently Mike Tigchelaar joined our team and has been busy getting up to speed on our support tools and best practices. Mike is here on an 8 month co-op term as he completes his studies at Mohawk College. He is currently enrolled in the Computer Systems Technology – Network Engineering and Security Analyst program.