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No access to IT? We can help!

Michelle Poirier Support, Technology

Working at home may mean that you do not have access to IT services.  We can still provide you support services from wherever you are.  If you are at home and have issues with printers, or outdated anti-virus software, we can help.  It is critical that the computer you are using from home be protected with anti-virus and malware protection …

Accessing your Computer from Home

Michelle Poirier Support, Technology

If you are now working from home, and would like to access your computer that is at the office, we can help. We have licenses for a couple of tools that will allow you to access your work computer from home. Interested in more info, email us at support@abenaki.com

Database Maintenance Tips

Peter Technology

Sage and Abenaki products are both examples of databases that do require regular maintenance after they are installed or upgraded. One important part of database management is backup.  Your databases should be backed up frequently (daily) and a copy of the backup be stored off-site. Another key aspect of database management is database size.  Databases can grow and contain and …

How often should I backup my data?

Michelle Poirier Technology

We are asked this question often, and recommend a daily backup of critical data.  These backups should be tested and also kept off-site in case of disaster. While Incremental backups may be alright for some of your data files, this type of backup has never been supported by Sage (Accpac).  Sage backups should be performed using a daily DBDUMP , …

Purchasing New Staff Computers

Peter Technology

We’ve been in this business a long time, and one thing we’ve come to learn is that every computer inevitably becomes outdated and obsolete. Purchasing a new computer for yourself can be a daunting task in and of itself, but when you’re in charge of purchasing computers for your entire staff it can be downright frightening. Nobody wants to go down in …

Housing & Inspection Management on Your iPad

Peter Abenaki News, Housing Inventory Management System, Technology

In recent years, housing in First Nations communities has been at the forefront of countless news pieces from coast to coast. Unfortunately, much of this coverage has been negative. Overcrowding, inadequate access to clean drinking water, dilapidated structures… the list goes on and on. While part of this problem lies in the logistics of living in remote areas and lack …