TORONTO, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Scalar, a Toronto-headquartered IT solutions company, is joining the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games as an Official Supplier.
The Canadian-owned and operated company will provide the Games with information technology (IT) security, including a security operations centre, data centre integration and managed storage services.
"Scalar is excited to join the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games," said Paul Kerr, president and chief executive officer of Scalar. "We have one of the most experienced and knowledgeable technical teams in Canada — our engineers average 15 to 20 years' experience — and we're looking forward to playing a key role in successfully delivering the largest international multi-sport event ever held in Canada."
Saäd Rafi, chief executive officer of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015), added: "Scalar is an innovative Canadian company with a growing reputation for leadership in their field. We're pleased to welcome them on board."
The company provides an important range of services, including a storage solution that will be designed, deployed and managed by its highly skilled technical team. The data centre will be the core for all IT services to support TO2015.
Scalar joins previously announced members of the TORONTO 2015 sponsor family, including: Lead Partner CIBC; Premier Partners Atos, Chevrolet Canada, Cisco and Loblaw Companies Limited; Opening Ceremony Creative Partner Cirque du Soleil; as well as Official Suppliers Allstream, Beanfield Metroconnect, CAA South Central Ontario, Coca-Cola, Pattison Outdoor Advertising, FUSE Marketing Group, McKesson Canada, Molson Coors, Royal Canadian Mint, Schenker of Canada Ltd., Toronto Pearson International Airport, the Toronto Star, and Official Broadcaster CBC/Radio-Canada.
Scalar is Canada's leading IT solutions integrator, focused on core infrastructure, security, performance and control. Scalar focuses on building core infrastructure and then assisting clients in securing it, ensuring it is running well, and managing it. Founded in 2004, Scalar has offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa and London. For the past four years, Scalar has been named on the PROFIT list of the fastest-growing companies in Canada. For further details, visit www.scalar.ca or follow Scalar on Twitter, @scalardecisions.
The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015) is tasked with the responsibility of planning, managing and delivering the Games. Its mission is to ignite the spirit through a celebration of sport and culture. The TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games will take place July 10-26 and the Parapan American Games August 7-15.
The 2015 Games are funded by the Government of Canada, the Province of Ontario, as well as other partners and sponsors. CIBC is the Lead Partner of the Games.
For more information about the Games, please visit TORONTO2015.org.
SOURCE: Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games
For further information:
Director, media relations and chief spokesperson, TO2015
Aoife McMonagle, Scalar Decisions