More than 200 people from solution provider organizations across Canada attended the annual CDN Top 100 Solution Providers gala held at the Paramount Conference and Event Venue in North Toronto.
There were many winners that night so click on the next slide to find out who the No. 1 Solution Provider in Canada is, the Fastest Rising Solution Provider, the Newcomer of the Year and who is tops in the West, Central and Eastern Canada.
Softchoice of Toronto narrowly beat out the No. 2 company this but they are back on top after a one year absence. Pictured here is SAP Canada VP Mike Cardiff presenting the top award to Eric Gardiner of Softchoice.
Coming in second this year is CDW Canada. CDW has moved up one spot each of the last five years. Pictured here with Mike Cardiff of SAP is CDW Canada’s lead executive Mary Ann Yule.
Compugen’s reign at the top of the CDN Top 100 Solution Provider list lasted just a year, but it was memorable for unseat Softchoice seven year run at the top. Pictured here with HP Canada’s Andrew Eppich is Dwayne Mott of Compugen.
The afternoon workshop presented by IDC Canada provided several business opportunity road maps for big data. Click here to read the report from the event.
CompuCom Canada came in 4th with another solid year of results. Last year CompuCom Canada came in 5th position. Pictured here with Tech Data Canada president Rick Reid is Phil Soper of CompuCom Canada.
The best performing newcomer of the year was managed print services provider QRX Technology Group based in Vaughan, Ont. The Fastest Riser winner was Calgary-based solution provider PC Corp Inc. who soared 18 spots to claim the prize. Pictured here with HP Canada’s Gary Drysdale is Grace Martins of QRX.
For the second year running, CDN is awarding regional prizes. ESI Technologies of Montreal captured the award for best performing Central based solution provider. Pictured with Lars Goransson of IDC Canada is Patrick Naoum of ESI.
Bulletproof Solutions Inc. of Fredericton, N.B., won the Top Eastern Solution Provider of the Year award. And, Mainland Information Systems Ltd. got the nod for the Top Western Solution Provider after a spectacular revenue producing year. Pictured here with Viewsonic’s Colleen Browne is Natalie Ireland of Mainland Information Systems Ltd.
Best Small Business Solution Provider went to Waterloo, Ont.-based FoxNet Inc. Pictured here with Viewsonic’s Colleen Browne is Bill Fox of FoxNet.
The Best Mid Market Solution Provider was won by Ottawa-based managed print services pioneer PrintersPlus. Pictured here with Dell Canada’s Gilles Philippe is Alex Milne of PrintersPlus.