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We've attained SOC 2 certification for our managed infrastructure services!

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Nov 6, 2014 9:00:00 AM

By Strahan McCarten, EVP Marketing & Product Development at Scalar.

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Topics: Infrastructure, Corporate, Managed Services

Why we set up Scalar for SickKids

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Jul 14, 2014 4:04:00 PM

By Paul Kerr, President & CEO of Scalar.

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Topics: Corporate

An IT solution provider's perspective on IBM's announcement

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Jan 23, 2014 11:44:00 AM

With news of IBM’s divestiture of their System X hardware group to Lenovo spreading like wildfire, it makes sense for us to comment on it.

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Topics: Infrastructure, Corporate

Scalar wins Data Centre and Virtualization Partner of the Year at Cisco Canadian Partner Summit

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Jun 5, 2013 3:57:00 PM

We're down at the Cisco Partner Summit in Boston this week, and last night we were thrilled to be awarded the Canadian Partner of the Year award for Data Centre and Virtualization.

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Topics: Virtualization, Corporate

Scalar Solution Architect Jason Maynard Named Fortinet Xtreme Engineer for Central Canada

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Oct 11, 2012 10:08:00 AM

Last week, Fortinet held their partner conference, Fortinet Xtreme, in Montreal. While there, Scalar resident security architect, Jason Maynard, was named the Fortinet Xtreme Engineer for Central Canada, “in recognition of technical excellence and outstanding individual contribution”.  Only four awards were handed out across all of Canada, so it’s a great testament to Jason’s skills and expertise around Fortinet and Unified Threat Management (UTM) in general.

When selecting their winner, Fortinet were looking for the following:

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Topics: IT Security, Corporate, Security

Scalar takes StudioCloud to SIGGRAPH 2012

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Aug 20, 2012 3:43:00 PM

Scalar recently participated in the 39th annual SIGGRAPH conference - the international conference and exhibition on computer graphics and interactive techniques. It was our first year at the conference, and we were showcasing StudioCloud, our high-performance server farm, launched earlier this year. Check out this short video of our Western GM, Darren Sharpe, giving an overview of the solution, which allows companies to rent servers on a per-server, per-day cost model.

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Topics: Infrastructure, Corporate, Cloud, StudioCloud, Managed Services

Two VMware announcements for Scalar this week

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Aug 29, 2011 4:44:00 PM

With VMworld kicking off today, it's appropriate that we have two big VMware announcements this week.

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Topics: Virtualization, Corporate, Cloud

Scalar named in Hitatchi Data Systems' FY10 Partner Awards

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Jul 28, 2011 11:17:00 AM

HDS announced their 2010 Top Partner Awards today and Scalar is the proud recipient of two awards - Canadian Hitachi TrueNorthTM Top Growth Partner of the Year for FY10 and Canadian Hitachi TrueNorthTM Top New Named Accounts Partner of the Year for FY10.

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Topics: Corporate, Data Management

Scalar showcasing EMC and VMware technologies in action!

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Jun 24, 2011 12:20:00 PM

We've been out and about the last month at a number of shows in Ontario and BC - Cisco Networkers, CANHEIT, MISA, BCnet, IT4BC and VMware Forum. It's great to get out and flex our tech muscles with the IT community! Here's a couple of little videos from some of the shows - Ian Forbes at VMware forum showing how easy it is to provision storage with EMC and VMware, and Dhiva Navaratnam at Networkers chatting to Cisco's Warren Ross about Scalar, VDI and cloud. Enjoy!

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Topics: Virtualization, Corporate, Cloud, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Network

Scalar makes the PROFIT 200 list again!

Posted by Aoife McMonagle on Jun 1, 2011 10:32:00 AM

The PROFIT 200 was announced this morning, and Scalar has made the list for a second year running - we're at number 64! It's great to be recognized once again as one of Canada's fastest-growing companies. For those of you who don't know, the PROFIT 200 is an annual ranking of Canada's companies by five-year percentage revenue growth. This is the 23rd year of the PROFIT 200. We're also pleased to report that we're in the top 20 of the list for 2010 revenues. Hopefully we'll be making the list for many years to come.

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Topics: Corporate