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Sierra Systems named finalist in BC Tech Association’s Technology Impact Awards

Vancouver, BC – April 26, 2019 - Sierra Systems, an NTT DATA Company, is proud to be named a finalist in BC Tech Association’s Technology Impact Awards (TIAs) in the Company of the Year – Anchor Success category. With their headquarters located in Vancouver, BC, Sierra Systems has a rich history serving the BC market, as well as the rest of Canada since 1966. “The TIA finalists are each excellent examples of companies, organizations and individuals who are fueling new levels of growth and global competitiveness across British Columbia,” said Jill Tipping, BC Tech President and CEO. “Recognizing and celebrating these [...]

April 26th, 2019|News|

Sierra Systems Awarded Top Newcomer of the Year by Channel Dealer News

Toronto, ON – April 24, 2019 - Sierra Systems, an NTT DATA Company, was honored with the Top Newcomer Award at the Channel Dealer News (CDN) Top 100 Solution Providers Gala in Woodbridge, Ontario today. The company also ranked #22 out of the top 100 solution providers in their inaugural ranking. Every year, CDN compiles a list of the Top 100 IT Solution Providers in Canada based on revenue. Despite Sierra Systems’ rich history delivering client success for over 50 years, this was its first year applying for the CDN ranking. It was named Top Newcomer out of 24 new submissions, [...]

April 24th, 2019|News|

Digitally Transforming Lives: Sierra Systems Featured in Business Chief Magazine

From E-mail Rollouts To Biometic Scanners: Technology Transformation at the Calgary Drop-In Centre Sierra Systems, an NTT DATA Company was featured in the March Edition of Canada Business Chief Magazine. The article features Helen Knight, Director of IT, and Paul Twigg of Sierra Systems/NTT DATA Services, exploring their technological transformation of the Calgary Drop-In Centre to better the lives of its staff, volunteers and the city’s homeless community. An excerpt from the article: [Helen] Knight stresses that the essence of her technological transformation at the Drop-In is the empowerment of its staff and volunteers. “I’m not here to replace anybody,” she [...]

March 18th, 2019|News|

Sierra Systems Named Cloud Rock Star Partner of the Year by Ingram Micro

Company chosen as Most Valuable Partner of the Year in the Infrastructure as a Service Award Category   Calgary, AB – March 12, 2019 - Sierra Systems, an NTT DATA Company, has been awarded the Most Valuable Partner of the Year Award in the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Rock Star of the Year category at the Ingram Micro Cloud Summit. The award winners were announced at the exclusive Canadian Partner Reception on March 11, 2019. “This award demonstrates our capabilities and commitment to delivering innovative cloud infrastructure solutions to the Canadian market”, said Paul Twigg, vice president technology, Sierra Systems. [...]

March 13th, 2019|Cloud, Events, In Our Community, News|

With NTT DATA Services, the Future is Bright for Sierra Systems

By Patricia Kaiser, Chief Operating Officer, Sierra Systems, an NTT DATA Company Today is a milestone event. Sierra Systems becomes Sierra Systems, an NTT DATA Company. Today we officially join the NTT DATA family. For employees and clients, acquisitions can be met with uncertainty about how the transition will impact operations and culture. However, when it was finalized that Sierra Systems would be acquired by NTT DATA Services, my reaction was simple: excitement. During my eight years with Sierra Systems, I’ve seen our award-winning, dedicated team foster trust with our clients by delivering solutions that have a positive impact on our [...]

December 17th, 2018|News|

The Future of Operations with Microsoft Canada, January 29

Join us alongside Microsoft Canada and a select group of industry leaders in a knowledge sharing session showcasing operational excellence achieved with Advanced Analytics & Connected Operations. Discover the latest trends in the application of Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Connected Field Service and Next Generation Collaboration experiences and learn from real world examples and best practices from top Canadian and international companies. See the lessons learned from their successful project implementations and understand the path to take to implement these capabilities in your own organization. Enter to win a free half-day AI roadmap assessment [...]

December 19th, 2018|News|

NTT DATA Services Closes its Acquisition of Canada-Based Sierra Systems Group Inc.

PLANO, TX – December 17, 2018 – NTT DATA Services, a recognized leader in global technology services, today announced it has successfully closed its previously announced acquisition of Sierra Systems Group Inc., expanding its presence and capabilities in Canada. The Sierra Systems portfolio, including digital services capabilities and strengths in core areas such as Microsoft Dynamics, Oracle and ServiceNow, aligns with NTT DATA Services’ depth and breadth of global service offerings. Together, NTT DATA Services is able to increase value for Canadian clients and expand North American delivery and operations. With this acquisition, NTT DATA Services adds a significant presence in [...]

December 17th, 2018|News|

Webinar: From Data to AI Webinar Series

Considerations for developing using BOT Technology Part of Microsoft’s, From Data to AI Webinar Series, Sierra Systems will share some of the key decision criteria for where BOTS should fit into your organization, and how to optimize the development process.  You will also learn how to perform a quick start exercise into implementing a BOT using the Azure BOT Framework. Featured Presenter Nilesh Nadkarni Principal Sierra Systems WATCH THE WEBINAR

November 27th, 2018|Development, News, Technology and Beyond|

The Future of Operations with Microsoft Canada, November 28

Join us alongside Microsoft Canada and a select group of industry leaders in a knowledge sharing session showcasing operational excellence achieved with Advanced Analytics & Connected Operations. Discover the latest trends in the application of Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Connected Field Service and Next Generation Collaboration experiences and learn from real world examples and best practices from top Canadian and international companies. See the lessons learned from their successful project implementations and understand the path to take to implement these capabilities in your own organization. Enter to win a free half-day AI roadmap assessment Win four [...]

November 9th, 2018|News|

NTT DATA Services to Acquire Sierra Systems, Expanding Capabilities in Canada

October 29, 2018 - NTT DATA Services, a recognized leader in global technology services, today announced its entry into a definitive agreement to acquire Sierra Systems Group, Inc., the Canadian subsidiary of The Sierra-Cedar Group, Inc. Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Sierra Systems is a leading IT services and consulting firm offering a full range of IT consulting, systems integration, and application managed services across Canada. This acquisition will expand NTT DATA’s North American footprint with a significant Canadian presence. It brings together two highly complementary companies focused on driving innovative, award-winning IT services to clients across a broad range of [...]

October 29th, 2018|News|

Webinar: An introduction to container technologies

Docker, Kubernetes and the pursuit of happiness Join us for a 30-minute introduction to container technologies for developers, systems analysts, technical project managers and solution architects who are new to the field. We will explore the history of virtualization, and how containerization came to be. We’ll then look at the main technologies for containerization, orchestration, and microservice management. This is a no-code introduction which aims to help you understand the landscape and become familiar with technologies and terminology. Featured Presenters Tamer Shafik Solutions Architect Sierra Systems Paul Twigg VP, Technology Sierra Systems [...]

October 25th, 2018|Development, News, Technology and Beyond|

October 24 – A Complimentary IDC Webinar, The Adoption of Digital Evidence Management In Law Enforcement

Join Sierra Systems and IDC for a complimentary webinar that will help your law enforcement agency understand how Digital Evidence Management solutions can help alleviate the digital demands placed on Canada’s Justice & Public Safety sector.Public safety agencies worldwide are undergoing substantial technological and workflow changes related to digital transformation. The volume, size, and complexity of digital evidence is growing while the timelines for investigation and disclosure are shrinking.This webinar will provide attendees with overview of the key trends in public safety that are leading to widespread adoption of digital evidence management solutions globally, and in Canada. Specifically, the webinar will [...]

October 1st, 2018|News|

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