Toronto, Canada - March 8, 2018


Leading IT services provider recognized for the first time

TORONTO – March 8, 2018 – Scalar Decisions has been recognized for its growth and industry leadership with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation. Canada’s Best Managed Companies is a leading business awards program, given to companies with more than $15 million in revenue and world-class practices.

“We’re thrilled to win the Best Managed award,” said Paul Kerr, President and CEO of Scalar Decisions. “This is a testament to the dedication of our entire team, and, ultimately, our best-in-class technology and the overall execution of our business strategy. The Best Managed designation was earned through the commitment of everyone at Scalar, and we should all be proud of what we’ve accomplished together.”

Scalar is a leader in the IT industry, focused on security, infrastructure, cloud, and digital transformations. Founded in 2004, the company has grown to more than $425 million in annual revenue, with 325 employees in 9 offices across Canada.

“It’s much more than just financial performance,” said Peter Brown, Partner, Deloitte and Co-Leader, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program. “The ingredients to success also include overall business performance and sustained growth. It takes dedication and commitment from the entire organization.”

“We’re committed to continuing our tremendous growth,” said Kerr. “We’re excited to keep innovating and providing our customers with the best IT solutions available.”

2018 winners of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies award will be honoured at the annual Canada’s Best Managed Companies gala in Toronto on April 11, 2018. On the same date, the Best Managed symposium will address leading-edge business issues that are key to the success of today’s business leaders.

The Best Managed program is sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business, TMX Group, and MacKay CEO Forums.

About Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Canada’s Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $15 million. Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices. The awards are granted on four levels: 1) Canada’s Best Managed Companies new winner (one of the new winners selected each year); 2) Canada’s Best Managed Companies winner (award recipients that have re-applied and successfully retained their Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 3) Gold Standard winner (after three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully retained their award for 4-6 consecutive years); 4) Platinum Club member (winners that have maintained their Best Managed status for seven years or more). Program sponsors are Deloitte, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business, TMX Group and MacKay CEO Forums. For further information, visit

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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