Calian Becomes Approved Supplier for IT Technical Support Services to Ontario’s Broader Public Sector
January 8, 2014 – Thanks to a new agreement between the Ontario Educational Collaborative Marketplace (OECM) and Calian Technologies Ltd. (TSX: CTY), Ontario School Boards, Colleges and Universities, hospitals and other publically-funded organizations now have access to Calian's quality IT Technical Support Services.
This agreement is designed to provide easy access to cost-effective, highly skilled IT technical resources with the specific technical knowledge and expertise to augment or supplement the skill set of internal staff. "We are pleased to have secured agreements with high calibre companies, for our customers" says Sam Campisi, Business Relationship Manager with OECM.
"With years of proven performance for both public and private sector clients, Calian is committed to delivering exceptional service. We look forward to working closely with the team at OECM to deliver the highest quality service to Ontario schools, hospitals, etc." says Kevin Ford, President, Business and Technology Services Division, Calian Technologies Ltd.
OECM is a Broader Public Sector, not-for-profit group procurement organization, offering a marketplace of collaboratively-sourced and competitively priced products and services that deliver savings and efficiencies to publicly funded organizations. The OECM Advantage includes: Savings by unlocking the power of collaborative sourcing, Choice of products and services and brand name supplier partners for Facilities, Finance, Human Resources, IT, Marketing, Operations and more Service that is consistent, accessible and responsive.
Calian employs over 2,400 people with offices and projects that span Canada, U.S. and international markets. The company's capabilities include the provision of business and technology services to industry and government in the health, training, IT services and operations and maintenance domains as well as the design, manufacturing and maintenance of complex systems to the communications and defence sectors. Our goal is to be the best company to work for, buy from and invest in. The Business and Technology Services (BTS) Division is headquartered in Ottawa. This division delivers outsourcing services for a variety of technical and professional functions and provides health services to numerous domestic customers. Our strength lies in understanding clients’ needs, recruiting highly qualified personnel who understand and meet those needs, and then effectively managing those personnel within our customers’ framework. Calian’s Systems Engineering Division (SED) plans, designs and implements complex communication systems for many of the world’s space agencies and leading satellite manufacturers and operators. SED also provides contract manufacturing services for both private sector and military customers in North America.
For more information, please contact:
Business Relationship Manager
OECM Office: 416-847-1105
Senior Marketing Manager
Calian Office: 613-599-8600 x215