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Northern Micro Named to 2018 CRN Fast Growth 150 List!

Ottawa, Ontario, August 6th, 2018 – Northern Micro, A Converge Company, announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Northern Micro to its 2018 Fast Growth 150 list. The list is CRN’s annual ranking of North America-based technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants with gross sales [...]

Northern Micro Named to CRN’s 2018 Solution Provider 500 List!

Ottawa, ON, June 6th, 2018 – It was announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Northern Micro to its 2018 Solution Provider 500 list. The Solution Provider 500 is CRN’s annual ranking of the largest technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants in North America [...]

Converge Technology Partners Acquires BlueChipTek

Converge Technology Partners recently acquired BlueChipTek, a leading technology solutions  provider located in the Silicon Valley region of California. Santa Clara, CA – May 22, 2018 – Converge Technology Partners Inc. has announced today that is has  acquired BlueChipTek Inc., an Information Technology Professional Services organization serving some of [...]

Northern Micro, a Converge Company, Recognized as a Dell EMC Partner of the Year, Winning the North American Shining Star Award at Global Partner Summit 2018

Las Vegas, NV – May 2nd, 2018 Northern Micro, a leading provider of technology solutions in Canada, today announced that it has been recognized as a Dell EMC Partner of the Year, North American Shining Star at the 2018 Dell EMC Global Partner Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada. “We are [...]

Northern Micro, Honoured with Client Solutions Provider of the Year Award, and Named Canada’s 14th Largest in CDN’s Top 100 Solution Providers Ranking for 2017

WOODBRIDGE, ONTARIO – April 27, 2018 At its annual gala event honouring the Top 100 Solution Providers in Canada, Computer Dealer News (CDN) awarded Northern Micro as the Client Solutions Provider of the Year. This award recognizes the top performing companies in important niches within Canada’s computer industry. Deanna Thomson, [...]

Converge Technology Partners, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Northern Micro

Ottawa, ON - November 10, 2017 Converge Technology Partners, Inc. (“Converge”) and Northern Micro Inc. today announce that Converge has completed the acquisition of Northern Micro, a leading Canadian IT solutions provider from client devices to data centre infrastructure. Northern Micro will continue its strategy of providing best of breed [...]

Northern Micro Named Ottawa’s Fastest Growing IT Solution Provider by CRN!

Ottawa, Ontario – August 8th, 2017 - Northern Micro ranked among the CRN’s Fast Growth 150 list! Ottawa, ON, August 8th, 2017 – CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Northern Micro to its 2017 Fast Growth 150 list. The list is CRN’s annual ranking of North America-based [...]

Northern Micro Ranks in the 2017 CRN Solution Provider 500 list!

Ottawa, Ontario – June 9, 2017   Today Northern Micro is pleased to announce that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Northern Micro to its Solution Provider 500 list. The SP500 ranks the top revenue-generating technology integrators, solution providers, and IT consultants in North America. The CRN’s [...]

Microsoft’s New Surface Laptop – Everything You Need to Know for Canadians

May 4, 2017 By Northern Micro Staff On Tuesday, Microsoft announced this new addition to its Surface branded line of products. From the videos and pictures available so far, the device looks beautiful and will be a great addition to the Surface Lineup. Microsoft's hardware design and engineering team should be [...]

Northern Micro Named Nation’s 16th Largest, in CDN Top 100 Solution Providers Ranking of 2016

OTTAWA, ONTARIO - April 28, 2017 In CDN's annual ranking of Canada's Largest IT Solution Providers, Northern Micro ranked 16th in 2016, up from 25th place last year making it the largest IT solution provider headquartered in Ottawa. For the tenth year in a row, Northern Micro has ranked among Canada’s [...]

Microsoft Updates Intune Boosting their Education Offering to Compete with Chromebook Management Console

January 24, 2017 Today, at the BETT conference in London, Microsoft made some major announcements to enhance their standing in the education technology space against Chromebooks. It's no secret that the adoption rate of Google Chromebooks in education has caught Microsoft flat footed in the United States. One of the [...]

Northern Micro Profiled by Business in Focus Magazine

Northern Micro Profiled by Business in Focus Magazine December 2016 – This month's edition of Business in Focus Magazine featured a five page article about Northern Micro Business in Focus Magazine is an international magazine distributed across North America with over 360,000 copies distributed monthly. We're so excited to be [...]

Northern Micro Partners with Bomgar to Offer Secure Access Solutions in Canada

Northern Micro Partners with Bomgar to Offer Secure Remote Support in Canada Ottawa, Ontario – September 23, 2016 – Northern Micro announced an exclusive Canadian partnership today with Bomgar that will see the two companies work together to deliver enterprise-grade remote support and access management solutions. Bomgar’s solution enables [...]

Northern Micro Honoured as Canadian Personal Systems Partner of the Year at HP Global Partner Conference 2016

Boston, Massachusetts – September 14, 2016 Northern Micro, one of Canada’s leading IT solution providers, announced today that it has been honoured by HP Inc. as the Canadian Personal Systems Partner of the Year at this year’s HP Global Partner Conference 2016. Northern Micro was selected based on a [...]

What the Modern Data Centre Looks Like from EMC’s Perspective

August 12, 2016 - We sat down with David van der Knaap, EMC’s Senior All-Flash Account Manager for Eastern Canada, and discussed EMC’s vision on today’s Modern Data Centre. Dave was able to share his insights on this transformation, and provide insight on how EMC is helping customers in their journey [...]

Northern Micro is the Fastest Growing IT Solution Provider in Canada Among Those Named on CRN’s 2016 Solution Provider 500

OTTAWA, ON - August 8, 2016 - Northern Micro outpaces the competition among Canada's largest IT Solution Providers Northern Micro, one of Canada’s leading IT solution providers, announced today that it has been recognised as the fastest growing Canadian firm listed on CRN’s 2016 Solution Provider 500. The Channel Company released its [...]

Protecting against Cyber Security Threats, and what it means for Businesses and Governments in Canada (Part 2)

A Conversation with Intel Security (Part 2) Douglas Cooke, Director of Sales Engineering, Intel Security Canada July 4, 2016 Intel Security Director of Sales Engineering Douglas Cooke sat down with Northern Micro on June 29 to discuss the security landscape, competitors and Intel Security’s measures to address [...]

Protecting against Cyber Security Threats, and what it means for Businesses and Governments in Canada (Part 1)

A Conversation with Intel Security Douglas Cooke, Director of Sales Engineering, Intel Security Canada July 4, 2016 Northern Micro sat down with Douglas Cooke, Director of Sales Engineering with Intel Security to discuss what Intel Security is doing to address the new realities of cyber-security. What follows [...]

Northern Micro Ranks #1 in Ottawa with 2016 CRN Solution Provider 500 Annual Ranking

Ottawa, Ontario – June 6, 2016 Northern Micro, one of Canada’s leading IT solution providers, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Northern Micro on its 2016 Solution Provider 500. The SP500 list is CRN’s annual ranking of the largest technology integrators, solution providers, and [...]

Northern Micro Honoured as Recipient of 2015 EMC / VCE Converged Partner of the Year Award

Toronto, ON— May 4, 2016 - Northern Micro awarded for outstanding knowledge and application of EMC / VCE’s Converged Infrastructure Northern Micro has received the 2015 EMC / VCE Canada Converged Partner of the Year Award from EMC Corporation for demonstrating exemplary commitment to the Converged Infrastructure portfolio – from [...]

Northern Micro Named One of Canada’s Top ICT Companies by the Branham300

Ottawa, Ontario - April 22, 2016 - Northern Micro is named one of Canada's top ICT companies by Branham 300 Highlights: Ranked 78th on Branham300 Top 250 Canadian ICT Companies in 2016. Ranked 22nd on Branham300's Top 25 Canadian ICT Hardware and Infrastructure Companies in 2016 This is the [...]

Northern Micro Named Among Canada’s Top Solution Providers by CDN

OTTAWA, ONTARIO - April 22, 2016 Northern Micro named one of Canada's top solution providers by CDN In CDN's annual ranking of Canada's IT Solution Providers published yesterday, Northern Micro ranked 25th in 2015, up from 29th place last year. "Northern Micro is proud to once again be celebrated among [...]

Northern Micro Honoured with Tech Data Canada’s 2015 Circle of Excellence Award

Ottawa, Ontario – March 21, 2016 Northern Micro, one of Canada’s leading IT solution providers, announced today that Tech Data Canada, a leading distributor of IT products, announced Northern Micro as a winner of its 2015 Circle of Excellence Award. Every year, Tech Data Canada recognizes 15 solution providers from [...]

Northern Micro Announced as the Official Information Technology Partner of Ottawa 2017

OTTAWA, ON - February 25, 2016 - Northern Micro announces partnership to provide information technology to Ottawa 2017. The Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, are pleased to announce that Northern Micro is the Official Information Technology Partner to Ottawa 2017. “We [...]

Northern Micro Wins Intel Partner of the Year Channel Cares Award

OTTAWA, ON – May 15, 2015 – Northern Micro President Herman Yeh accepted the Intel Partner of the Year - Channel Cares Award last week in Dallas, TX. This prestigious international award is significant because it is a direct reflection of the contributions made by NM and its team [...]

Northern Micro Named to 2015 CRN Solution Provider 500

Ottawa, Ontario – June 9, 2015 – Northern Micro has been named to The Channel Company’s 2015 CRN® Solution Provider 500. The annual list, spanning eight categories, from hardware and software sales to managed IT services, recognizes the top revenue-generating technology integrators, MSPs and IT consultants in North America. Solution [...]

Northern Micro Receives 25 Year Recognition by Better Business Bureau

OTTAWA, ON – May 26, 2015 – Northern Micro received the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Certificate of Recognition for over 25 Years of Accredited Business. This significant award exhibits Northern Micro’s standards for excellence and exemplary business practices. The BBB Certificate of Recognition for over 25 Years of Accredited [...]