Richmond Hill’s FlexITy Solutions this week announced an expansion into Western Canada.
Last month FlexITy won a five-year contract to provide landline voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) for just over $6 million in Manitoba. At the time Manitoba’s largest telecommunications company, MTS, expressed concerns that the Ontario firm wouldn’t be abie to provide security and staff for the out-of-province win.
“Recent strategic wins in the west have reinforced our decision to add more facilities, people and network resources to manage our growth,” said Peter Stavropoulos, CEO of FlexITy. “We are delighted to appoint Darwin to our senior leadership team to drive these initiatives forward. Darwin brings a high degree of business acumen and customer focus which will further our efforts as we build on the momentum we are seeing.”
From its new offices located FlexITy will be hiring a team of seasoned experts to deliver the innovation and deep technical skills that has fueled FlexITy‘s rapid growth and contributed to their awards and recognition for market leadership and customer satisfaction. To spearhead this effort, the company has appointed industry veteran Darwin Funkto the newly created role of Regional Vice President of Sales and Operations.
“Western Canadian organizations are unique in that they need to provide high quality enterprise applications across urban centers, rugged geographies and remote offices,” added Stavropoulos. “Too often they face challenges that include affordability, reliability and availability not experienced by businesses in other parts of the world.”
“For western-based enterprises relying on the operational efficiencies promised by global trends such as Unified Communications and Collaboration, there have been few options,” he continued. “Unless you are architecting and supporting solutions specifically designed for western Canada you just don’t get how difficult it can be.”
Part of the Greater Toronto Area, York Region and its local municipalities including Markham, Richmond Hill, Vaughan and Newmarket, are home to 3,900 Information & Communications Technology (ICT) companies, making it Canada’s highest ICT industry concentration and the leading Enterprise Solutions technology cluster.