Toronto, Canada - September 19, 2018

Scalar Awarded Palo Alto Networks Americas Regional Partner of the Year – Canada for 2018

Scalar Decisions (Scalar), the Toronto-headquartered IT solutions provider, announced today it received the Palo Alto Networks® Americas Regional Partner of the Year – Canada award for 2018.

Announced during Palo Alto Networks 2019 Sales Kickoff in Toronto, Canada, the Americas Partner of the Year Awards are presented to a select group of partners, who demonstrated their commitment to helping their customers meet their most challenging security needs with the Palo Alto Networks Security Operating Platform.

“It’s very exciting for Scalar to receive this award two years in a row,” said Theo Van Wyk, CTO – Security at Scalar. “As Palo Alto Networks’ only national MSP Traps specialist in Canada, we are dedicated to providing our clients with an integrated security strategy using next generation security solutions. The mutual relationship is stronger than ever, and we look forward to continuing to deliver state of the art, secure solutions to our clients.”

“As the technology landscape changes, our NextWave Partners play a large role in guiding our customers and providing the products they need to prevent successful cyberattacks,” said Karl Soderlund, SVP WW Channels, Palo Alto Networks. “We congratulate Scalar on their Americas Regional Partner of the Year for Canada award and are proud to recognize them for delivering valuable business outcomes, and guiding customers in their digital transformation.”

Earlier this year, Scalar announced the expansion of its managed endpoint protection portfolio by providing Palo Alto Networks® Traps™ Advanced Endpoint Protection as a managed service. Scalar is a Palo Alto Networks Platinum Partner and the only Authorized Training Centre in Canada, with an in-house instructor located in Toronto. Scalar also runs a 3,000 sqft 24x7x365 Security Operations Centre. Learn more about our practice here:

About Palo Alto Networks:

As the next-generation security company, we are leading a new era in cybersecurity by safely enabling all applications and preventing advanced threats from achieving their objectives for thousands of organizations around the world. We are the fastest growing security company in the market because of our deep expertise, commitment to innovation, and game-changing security platform focused on bringing an end to the era of breaches by uniquely integrating our Next-Generation Firewall, Advanced Endpoint Protection, and Threat Intelligence Cloud.

About Scalar

Scalar is Canada’s leading IT solutions provider, focused on security, infrastructure, and cloud. Founded in 2004, Scalar is headquartered in Toronto, with offices in Montreal, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, and Victoria. Scalar was recently named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, named to CRN’s 2018 Solution Provider 500 List, and listed on the Growth 500 for the ninth year running. In addition, Scalar was deemed a major player in the IDC MarketScape for Canadian managed security service providers and ranked the #1 ICT security company on the 2014 -2018 editions of the Branham 300. For further details, visit or follow Scalar on Twitter, @scalardecisions.

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