Success Stories for Information & Communication Technology
Learn from the experiences of several companies that provide Information & Communication Technology services and are based in Whitby. Select the PDF or video to learn what different companies have to say about their Community of Choice...for Business.
Marlin Doner, Vice President, Corporate Development
"Whitby offers a quick commute into Toronto for meetings with customers, particularly on the GO Train. One of the benefits of using the GO Train is its access to the Toronto Island Airport, which we use because it's a more convenient way to travel to the U.S. and in Canada."
Toreion Corporation specializes in e-Procurement solutions for connecting information in the enterprise supply chain.
Oogled and ClubIT
Robert Fraser, President
"In Whitby, we have a nice mixture of high speed Internet, wonderful telephone service and reliable electrical service. As a business owner, it helps to know these services are always going to be up and running."
Oogled is a professional company specializing in website design, social media and search engine optimization. ClubIT is a tech support company located in Whitby, Ontario that specializes in Managed IT Services.
www.oogled.ca | www.clubit.ca
Vicki Deighton, President and CEO
"Whitby is a community that has very deep, strong roots. You'll find full services here from sports to arts and culture, the lakefront and beautiful parks."
Deighton Associates develops and implements infrastructure asset management software for any size organization, supporting any number of assets.
Ted deVos, President
"When it came to hiring, I was pleased to find lots of IT people in the area and a wide range of suppliers like marketing and advertising agencies that add further support. The prices are better than Toronto, and the quality of services is the same or better."
Simnet provides Managed IT Services and Solutions to all businesses. Services include server collocation, managed hosting and e-mail hosting.
Jason Atkins, CEO and Founder
"As we started hiring people, we realized we were getting a lot of people that used to commute to Mississauga and Toronto but who wanted to be closer to home and families."
360 incentives.com is a leader in on-demand incentives solutions including a user-friendly, yet highly sophisticated Saas-based software platform that allows large businesses to manage highly complex incentive programs in real time.
John Dyall, President
"UOIT and Durham College are at our front door and both provide great programs for software development, and also hardware and electronics."
Keyscan designs and manufactures enterprise-wide access control systems solutions.
Don Conaby, President
"I have enjoyed working and living in Durham for over 30 years. Having a business in Durham has many perks you cannot find anywhere else. Easy access to the largest Canadian market only 30 minutes away, but a local commute time of 15 minutes. There is plenty of well-educated talent available, with most people preferring the Durham lifestyle versus the commute to Toronto."
Conpute Ltd. is a professional company specializing in IT software and services. The company was listed on 2009 Branham 300 - top Canadian technology companies.
Search Engine People
Jeff Quipp, President
"The choice of launching a business close to my Ajax home was about the quality of life it could bring for my family. Our kids are young and I wanted to be here for them. Our home-based business simply expanded into a shared office complex, an industrial plaza, and ultimately a 10,000 square foot facility right next to the GO Train, offering easy access to employees who commute from Toronto."
Search Engine People is Canada's largest and most experienced search marketing team It is list on the 2011 Profit 100 - Canada's fastest growing companies.
University of Ontario's Institute in Technology (UOIT)
Dr. Pamela Ritchie
Dean of the Faculty of Business and Information Technology
"Our professors are world-class experts in their fields who perform specialized, interdisciplinary research which produces great innovation. Our professors progress their research, with a diverse mix of students enrolled in master's and PhD degrees in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Health Sciences (Health Informatics), Information Technology and Business."
Dean of the School of Media Art and Design
"The School of Media, Art & Design (MAD) at Durham College offers a broad range of knowledge and skills through practical, hands-on experience and critical discussion led by experienced faculty. ?MAD is also developing a number of exciting new projects with our industry partners to bring exceptional creative products to market, including a series of animated shorts about science that will be distributed to elementary schools across North America."