NORTH BAY, ON, ON AUGUST 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Syncon Co., Ltd.is a Canada-based cloud solutions provider with a global footprint, and is pleased to announce the opening of its Global Command Center in North Bay, Ontario, Canada on August 25, 2022. Placement of op students within the next three years. The highly secure site serves as ThinkOn’s incident response and operations management hub, supporting the company’s data centers in the United States, Caribbean, United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada.
The Global Command Center houses ThinkOn’s primary cyber security operations, Digital Public Safety Center of Excellence, Professional Services Groups, Event and Network Operations, and Application Development. ThinkOn has made its first hires and is still recruiting for Professional Services, Security and DevOps positions. The ThinkOn team plans to draw on skilled post-service personnel from the Canadian Armed Forces as well as local personnel to fill specific roles.
Craig McLellan, Founder and CEO of ThinkOn, said: “We needed to expand and create a 24/7 security and operations control center operated by an elite investigation and response team to better serve our customers and protect their data. We also needed a state-of-the-art location to house our Public Safety (DPS) research and design group.North Bay is an amazing place full of hard-working people and dedicated researchers focused on data security and public safety. A supportive community.This city offers an excellent quality of life, excellent medical and recreational facilities, and beautiful scenery.We are committed to working with the communities we currently serve to I look forward to giving back.”
ThinkOn offers a robust suite of data management and information asset protection solutions, enabling businesses and government agencies to do what they need to do with their data in the most secure way possible. The company was recently named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™ (ranking the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech and energy tech companies in North America) and Technology Fast 50™. , has received numerous accolades. Recognized for rapid revenue growth, entrepreneurial spirit and bold innovation. ThinkOn is also VMware’s Canadian Sovereign Cloud Partner, CIO reviewMost Promising Backup Solution Provider 2021.
Canada’s technology industry is thriving. The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) expects tech sector revenues to grow by 5.3% in 2022 and by 22.4% between 2021 and 2024. Platform as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) companies are one of the fastest growing segments in the software sector.1 Companies in the tech industry have the freedom and potential to create economic growth in small communities, not bound by the geographic requirements faced by some industries.
“On behalf of the North Bay City Council, I am delighted to officially welcome Craig and the Sinkon team to the North Bay,” said Mayor Al Macdonald. “It is exciting to establish SyncOn’s global command center in the North Bay, which is a great opportunity and will support growth in our existing sector.”
Canada’s technology sector is growing faster than the economy as a whole, but the industry faces a talent shortage. By partnering with Canador College of the North Bay, ThinkOn fosters meaningful connections between industry and talent pipelines.
“This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Canador College and the community,” said George Burton, Chancellor of Canador College. “Having a ThinkOn-powered company in the North Bay will help accelerate student learning and research. Canadore provides excellent IT and cybersecurity education and certification opportunities. A community we love. It will be inspiring for students to realize that they can pursue meaningful careers in IT without leaving the university.”
About Syncon Co., Ltd.
ThinkOn Inc. is a cloud service provider specializing in solving complex data problems, from infrastructure to ransomware protection, with a portfolio of innovative solutions. ThinkOn’s channel-exclusive sales will enable more than 150 value-added resellers and managed service providers to serve the data needs of his 1800+ commercial and public sector businesses across North America, the UK and Australia. ThinkOn builds solutions on industry-leading technology platforms designed to make your data more resilient, secure, actionable and searchable.
For more information (press only), please contact Sarah Finney, Director of Marketing at ThinkOn, Inc. [email protected]
1 Betakit.com, “BDC report forecasts 22% increase in technology sector revenues by 2024.”
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