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(CAMBRIDGE – March 25, 2011) – Xylotek Solutions, a full-service, IT consulting firm, was honoured with the award for Business of the Year, for under 50 employees by the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce during the Annual Business Excellence Awards Dinner on Friday night. Xylotek was selected from among eight companies nominated in the Cambridge and North Dumfries area.
The prestigious award is given to a good corporate citizen who exhibits a competitive edge through technological innovation in one or more of three following areas: Customer Service, Workplace Environment, Products and Services, Growth in Business, Employee Retention.
“It is a tremendous honour to be selected from among so many successful businesses in the community taking leadership roles,” said Douglas Grosfield, President and CEO of Xylotek. “When we started the IT consulting firm, we set out to fill a void by providing the service level and peace of mind that every customer deserves. A fanatical focus on customer service is part of what has driven us to where we are today.”
Xylotek is one of the fastest growing IT consulting firms in Canada with revenue growth of more than 5300 per cent since its inception in 2005. In addition to this business success, the firm was recognized for its deep community involvement. Xylotek is involved with the Waterloo Region Immigrant Employee Network, which provides internships for immigrants possessing trade skills. It actively supports charities such as the Children’s Wish Foundation, Child Find Canada, The Helping Others Together (HOT) Ride, Prostate Cancer Ride for Dad and the CIBC Run for the Cure.
Only in its sixth year, Xylotek has received significant recognition for its success. The company made the PROFIT HOT 50 list two years in a row and has been honoured with awards such as the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year for firms with under 20 employees and earned the 1st Canadian spot and ranked 3rd in North America in the 2010 Best Tech Workplaces.
For more information on Xylotek Solutions, visit www.xylotek.ca.
Xylotek is a full-service, IT consulting firm with a focus on system and network administration. Now in its sixth year, the company has over 200 active clients from a wide variety of sectors – insurance, healthcare, manufacturing, transportation, automotive, government, and charitable organizations. Xylotek’s extensive pool of partners and vendors allows for a comprehensive offering using the best business solution. These include: Gold Partner for CA, Silver Partner with Microsoft, VMware Partner, Silver Level Partner with Citrix, Application Monitoring Space Partner with eG Innovations, IBM Advanced Partner, Oracle Gold Level Partner, HP Partner, Symantec Partner, FortiNet Gold Partner, Barracuda Platinum Partner and Cisco Partner. Xylotek is working toward its Premier Level Partnership with IBM.