Information & Communications Technology
Why is Chatham-Kent luring ICT companies to experience our community?
It’s not just the rising overhead costs (rent, transportation, salaries) in large urban centres, companies are now choosing smaller communities with better quality of life opportunities to operate their business. Chatham-Kent is home to entrepreneurs who are taking hold of global opportunities from remote locations and carving their own market for IT services.
Entegrus Data Centre - The Entegrus Data Centre is located in the heart of Canada’s large concentration of green energy development, jut an hour’s drive from three major US border crossings, centred in the heart of the industrial heartland of Ontario and a geographic location with minimal risk weather. Built to LEED Gold Certified standards, 1.0 MW Cummins diesel generator for emergency back up and comprehensive energy conservation measurement system. This co-location provider was designed with the needs of multi-department, data-heavy organizations in mind.
TekSavvy Solutions Inc. – TekSavvy Solutions Inc. which was founded in January, 1998 is proud to call Chatham-Kent home. The company has been consistency recognized on the list of fastest growing companies in Canada, on Canadian Business magazines Profit 100 list. They have remained the #1 ranked ISP provider for 5 years and are on the Branham 300 Top 20 Movers & Shakers List. Well Done!
Weather Innovations Consulting Inc – specializes in building turnkey weather monitoring and modelling solutions for individual commodity groups and agencies. Their goal is to make weather based modelling much easier at the farm level and bring the best information into practice.
Foster Visuals – As a teenager, Brent Foster, creative director at Foster Visuals, was struck by a black-and-white photo documentary of people in his community and its ability to tell an everyday story in a unique way. This inspiration led him on a 14 year journey of photojournalism working for some of the most well respected newspapers and magazines around the globe. Transitioning from single shot still photography to short documentaries seemed logical but how can you stop there - cinematic storytelling brings everything full circle. Foster Visuals, has an impressive list of achievements and roster of clients, Nike, Visa, Gatorade, Time, The New York Times and the NBA to name a few.