Powered by IT Weapons, the new IT Services from Toshiba include Cloud,
Data Protection, Security and Managed IT Services.
MARKHAM, ON, June 22, 2015 /CNW/ - Toshiba's Digital Products Group
(DPG), a division of Toshiba of Canada, today announced the launch of
IT Services designed to help Canadian businesses meet their
increasingly complex technology demands. Powered by IT Weapons, Toshiba
IT Services include Cloud Services, Data Protection, Managed IT and
Security, all of which are designed to help optimize business
operations and manage risk so that IT professionals can focus more on
growing the business.
"Today's businesses increasingly depend on complex technology and the
success of their IT infrastructure," says Alex Mourra, Solutions
Program Manager at Toshiba of Canada. "With Toshiba IT Services we can
take over the entire backend infrastructure and virtualize it, reducing
a company's spend on non-essential commodity elements of IT and freeing
up resources for investment in other business critical IT capabilities.
We chose IT Weapons as a partner because they are a true Canadian
pioneer and industry leader when it comes to IT Services."
"Our team has worked extremely hard for over a decade to build a
world-class private cloud and IT infrastructure engine for the Canadian
mid-market," says Ted Garner, CEO at IT Weapons. "We are extremely
proud that Toshiba has chosen IT Weapons as their go-to partner for IT
service delivery across Canada."
Package all your IT resources into one, simple solution provided
as-a-service. Start-up costs are minimal and it includes access to
enterprise-class resources such as application servers, storage,
networks and more delivered like a utility with no capital investment.
Eliminates the need to forecast large refresh expenses or maintain cash
reserves to cover unexpected equipment replacement. The cost for
complete end-to-end IT services boils down to a simple monthly fee with
Data Protection Services
Data Protection Services reduce the risk and impact of data loss and
remove the need for tape back-up. Fully managed and monitored, it will
help keep a company safe from data corruption, viruses and malware
while improving data recovery times. It's a cost-effective, disk-based
backup solution that delivers true data protection, security and easy
recovery to keep a business running smoothly throughout any disaster.
Managed IT Services
Managed IT Services help optimize IT operations and manage the risk so
businesses can spend more time on growth. The result is reduced
spending on non-essential commodity elements of IT and increased
resources for investment in IT capabilities. Managed IT services
include 24/7 system monitoring, on-site consulting support, ITIL
Certified technical support, alert notification, reporting and more.
Cutting-edge technical expertise is guaranteed, and the Data Centre
operations are overseen by a dedicated certified Data Centre Manager.
Information security has never been more important. Investment in
security is something organizations of all sizes need to consider as
more and more are facing phishing scams, malware attacks and more.
Security Services will help businesses stay compliant with provincial
and industry regulations, reduce the risk of data loss and protect
their reputation. Security Services included are vulnerability
assessments, penetration testing, configuration audits and compliance
Toshiba of Canada
Toshiba of Canada Limited is a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, one of
the world's leading diversified electric/electronic manufacturers.
Headquartered in Markham, Ontario, Toshiba of Canada is a digital
technology leader with a wide range of products and solutions for
businesses of all sizes including: Notebooks, Digital Signage, Storage,
Uninterruptible Power Systems, Multi-Function Printers, Document
Solutions, Point of Sale Systems, Barcode Printers, Surveillance
Systems, Telecommunications and Medical Imaging equipment. Throughout
its history, Toshiba's commitment to technological and environmental
innovations has distinguished the corporation from its competitors. For
more information, visit Toshiba of Canada on Toshiba.ca, LinkedIn or Twitter.
About Toshiba Corporation
Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider
and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and
systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide
range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs,
retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including
semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social
infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart
community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and
home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a
global network of more than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000
employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61
billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.
About IT Weapons
IT Weapons is a privately held cloud solutions, and managed IT services
firm. The organization was founded in June of 2000, by Ted Garner and
Jason MacBean. Built on the core values of integrity and expertise, IT
Weapons is laser-focused on helping businesses control costs and reduce
risk when it comes to your mission-critical IT. With award-winning
experts in all areas of business technology, we've got the talent and
the tools to keep you feeling safe. The maturity of the IT Weapons
Cloud and Managed Services is unparalleled in Canada. Their 100%
Canadian Data Centres and service infrastructure boasts SSAE-16 SOC
accreditation for security and regulatory compliance. The organization
also maintains full PIPEDA compliance and holds Controlled Goods
Program of Canada designation for the secure storage and management of
data regulated by the Department of National Defense. The IT Weapons
Service Desk team maintains full ITIL v3 certification and industry
leading technical certifications. Their team has won over 20 industry
awards for service excellence and technical leadership in both Canada
and the United States, and they are ranked among the top 50 IT service
providers in North America.
SOURCE Toshiba of Canada Limited
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For further information:
Paulina Zelazny, Toshiba of Canada, 905-470-3500 ext. 2650, Paulina.firstname.lastname@example.org