One of the founding principles of meta-logica is to advancemutually beneficial business.     After all, your growth is our growth!

Illuminating computer support

For your business in Okotoks and the foothills

  • Welcome to meta-logica   ( a.k.a. Okotoks Computers )

    meta-logica designs, builds and maintains high quality and reliable computer networks for small to medium sized businesses in the Foothills of Southern Alberta. We shape technology around each individual client's needs, standards and budget.

     

    Click here to see what other people have to say about us.

  • Experience

    Peter - Owner & Principal Consultant of meta-logica - fits 20+ years of computer experience into the budget and needs of your small to medium sized business. We support Windows, Linux and Macintosh environments.

    Contact us today for a free on-site evaluation.

  • Services

    From website design to network infrastructure. From individual desktop support to Voice Over IP (VOIP) solutions.

    Our in-house knowledge plus strategic partnerships makes meta-logica your one-stop-shop for anything technology.

  • Price

    We charge reasonable hourly rates or make price per project, you choose. We make special deals with startup companies, to ease the initial cost.

    Using Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) whenever possible is an excellent way to save money (no license fees / no recurring maintenance contracts) without giving up on functionality.

  • We aim :

    + To provide our clients with the best price/quality service,
       hardware & software available.


    + To satisfy our clients with the quality and availability of our
       services at all times.


    + To fully understand the industry, business, constraints and
       opportunities of each of our clients.


What does "meta-logica" mean?

meta (from Greek: μετα) : "beyond"

logica (derived from logic) : "the system of operations performed by a computer"

nickname : Okotoks Computers

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The greatest virtues are those which are
        most useful to other persons.

What others say about us

I just wanted you to know how impressed my staff and I have been with your excellent service. You were able to develop a complete computer system fine tuned to our specific hospital needs. You have also been more than accommodating with our many questions and few panicked calls. We really appreciate your enthusiasm and knowledge about computers. Dr. Miranda G. Bourque - Foothills Animal Hospital

I just want to thank you for creating our company's web site. Your customer service and technical know-how made it a snap for me. All my questions were answered promptly and everything was explained clearly. This is rare but valuable in today's business world. JoAnne LeBlanc - LeBlanc Trucking Ltd.

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Peter Van den Wildenbergh - Owner & Prinicipal I.T. Consultant

After obtaining a Computer Sciences degree in 1991, Peter worked as a business analyst and computer programmer on many automation projects, including just-in-time warehouse management systems for companies like General Motors, Ikea and PetroFina.

In 2001 Peter left Belgium and moved, together with his wife and 2 boys, to Okotoks. Since 2003, he designs, builds and maintains computer networks for small to medium sized business customers in the Foothills of Southern Alberta.

What makes meta-logica different?

With meta-logica, Peter fits 20+ years of I.T. experience into the budget and needs of your small to medium sized business. Reasonable rates and alternative cost effective technologies will make your business work more efficiently.

The reward for work well done
     is the opportunity to do more.

Local Area Networking (LAN)

  • All levels of ethernet (10/100/1000/10GB)
  • Switched & routed environments
  • Securing wireless access points
  • Troubleshooting cabling problems
  • Resolving client/server networking issues
  • Virtual Private Networks (VPN)

Internet / Intranet security

  • Anti-spam solutions
  • Firewall-ing & internet filtering

Backup setup & verification

  • Local & remote backup solutions
  • Backup restore, procedure testing & data verification

Data recovery

  • Damaged hard disks, tapes, optical media, etc.

Desktop support

  • Remote help
  • Desktop applications
  • New PC setup

Programming

  • Word/Excel Macro's
  • Custom Reporting
  • Data Import & Export Routines
Computers do not solve problems,
      they execute solutions.

 

meta-logica has well established relationships with all major computer manufacturers and wholesalers in Canada. We can source all hardware and software at very competitive prices.

Our main focus is on rugged hardware. We have laptops that can work in the field, besides cattle, road-construction, a gas-well or an oil-rig. We also sell and support special webcams that easily survive Alberta's winters and summers

Web design...
     where science and art
                           break even.

Portfolio

Developing a web presence?
We can definitly help.

Designed a lay-out yourself?
Great! We convert it to a webpage.

Just an idea?
Cool! We brainstorm together.

Not creative?
Don't panic! Use our ideas and designs to get started.


Examples of our work


Sheep River Veterinary Services
TRM Technical Resource Management Inc.
Eric's Homes
Cloverfield Animal Behaviour
Alberta South Storage
LeBlanc Trucking
Rhosown Bearded Collies
DigiPower printing
Dutrion


meta-logica is not affiliated with any of the below mentioned Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) projects. The links are provided as a service to you without any warranty.

There are more than 100,000 free and open source projects... this is just a very small selection. You can find out more about “FOSS” at www.opensource.org.


Productivity applications

OpenOffice.org A multiplatform and multilingual office suite.
Inkscape An Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format.
Scribus Scribus is an open source program that brings award-winning professional page layout to Linux/Unix, MacOS X, OS/2 and Windows desktops with a combination of "press-ready" output and new approaches to page layout.
PDFforge PDFCreator is a free tool to create PDF files from nearly any Windows application.
Money Manager A free, open source, cross-platform, easy-to-use personal finance software. It primarily helps organize one's finances and keeps track of where, when and how the money goes. It is also a great tool to get a bird's eye view of your financial worth.
TinyCAD TinyCAD is a program to help you draw circuit diagrams.

Multi-media

Audacity Free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems.

IT-Technical software

TrueCrypt Free open source disk encryption software for Windows Vista/XP, Mac OS X, and Linux
Clam Win ClamWin is a Free Antivirus program for Microsoft Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003 and Vista.
OpenVPN OpenVPN is a full-featured open source SSL VPN solution that accommodates a wide range of configurations. OpenVPN offers a cost-effective, lightweight alternative to other VPN technologies that is well-targeted for the SME and enterprise markets.
Synergy Synergy lets you easily share a single mouse and keyboard between multiple computers with different operating systems, each with its own display, without special hardware. It's intended for users with multiple computers on their desk since each system uses its own monitor(s).

For the kids...

GCcomPris GCompris is educational software with miscellaneous activities for kids from 2 to 10
TuxPaint Tux Paint is a free, award-winning drawing program for children ages 3 to 12.
Childsplay Suite of educational games for young children

More FOSS for Windows can be found at http://osswin.sourceforge.net.

The relationship is the communication bridge
      between people.

Please use any of the communication methods below to contact us.



peter@meta-logica.com

403-478-6382

13 Cimarron Meadows Close
Okotoks   AB   T1S 1T5
Canada