ESI Technologies
History

ESI Information Technologies: A team built on know-how

Since 1994, through carefully planned investments and acquisitions, ESI has become a major player in the Canadian market and is recognized by the industry as a leader in providing mission critical enterprise solutions and professional services.

2016
VMware Premier Partner Level  - the highest status of VMware solution selling
Veritas Platinum Partner Level - the highest status of partnership with Veritas

2015
ESI recipient of the "CRN Triple Crown Award 2015"
NetApp Data Center Specialization - FlexPod
ESI recipient of the "Growth Partner of the Year" award from EMC
ESI recipient of the "Solution Provider of the Year - Central Region" award from Computer Dealer News
ESI recipient of the "Top Performance - Canada" award from Avnet
Implementation of ESI's cloud practice
Launch of the new ESI blog

2014
Relocation of the Toronto office downtown with a dedicated lab to showcase leading solutions
Relocation of SAIS office
Equity participation in Virtual Guardian, a consulting services firm in information security

2013
Recipient of the awards "Central Canada Fastest Growing Partner" and "Eastern Canada Partner of the Year" from NetApp
  
2012

ESI achieves Cisco Advanced Data Center certification
Head office relocated in downtown Montreal
Acquisition of Groupe Dataconnect by SAIS Interconnexion

2011
ESI named Partner of the Year by Symantec for a second time in four years

National Cisco Silver recertification

2010

Launch of Multiforce office in Montreal

2009

Acquisition of GRAB Technologies, a firm that specializes in the integration of IT infrastructure, particularly in the Sun Microsystems/Solaris and thin-client environments
Sun Partner Advantage (SPA) Executive Certification: the highest level of partnership
Cisco Advanced Unified Communications Specialization
Check Point Gold Partner Certification
F5 Gold Partner Certification
Partnerships with Resilience and Radware
Launch of Multiforce's new corporate branding and website

2008

Member of the RSA Partner Advisory Council
ESI named Canadian Partner of the Year by Symantec

2007

Expansion and moving in new offices in Toronto and Quebec City
Member of the Symantec Partner Advisory Council
Partnership with Riverbed for the optimization of wide area networks
Partnership with VMware as VIP Enterprise Reseller Partner
Trend Micro SecureONE partner certification

2006

Launch of Octopus, an IT Service Management (ITSM) On-Demand solution, at the ITSM Forum USA held in Salt Lake City
Acquisition of Multiforce Technologies, formerly Sun Quebec Inc., known for its know-how in data storage and system integration.
Microsoft Gold Partner Certification

2005

Partnership with Orchestria to provide active policy management for compliance solutions
Cisco Silver certification
Cisco IP Technology Partner certification
Microsoft SMS/MOM/Sharepoint certification – the only certified partner in Quebec

2004

Check Point training center certification
Partnership with NetApp
Forensics Security practice launch
Extension of our managed services offering
Launch of our Compliance Solutions

2003

ESI starts offering remote network monitoring and business systems management services

2002

Acquisition of SIP, developer of ACTION Integrated management software
Acquisition of SAIS Interconnexion, expert in wireless and structured cabling solutions
Acquisition of ACGL Solutions, specialized in the health sector
Creation of ESI Health, our integrated offer to health institutions
Cisco Wireless Advanced Technology Partner certification

2001

Cisco Security certification
ESI Software launches its .Net Development services
Acquisition of Toronto-based CM SecureNet, specialized in computer security

2000

Acquisition of DAX Security systems, specialized in computer security
Partnership with Check Point
Cisco Premier Select certification
Acquisition of AgentX Technologies, renamed ESI Software specializing in Microsoft DNA software development

Acquisition of RJC MicroSystems, system integrator

1999

Acquisition of DST
ESI becomes a certified Novell and AccPac integrator

1998

Partnerships with Cisco and HDS

1997

Partnerships with HP, Microsoft and IBM

1996

Acquisition of Vision Systems, system integrator

1995

Partnerships with Veritas and StorageTek

1994

Management buy-out of Econocom's Canadian operations