Kemptville Ontario – The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO) is proud to announce they have been recognized as a Canadian Cloud Leader by Microsoft Canada’s Cloud Society. The Microsoft Cloud Society recognizes top Canadian organizations who are early adopters of Microsoft Azure and are empowering Canadian businesses and communities to achieve more in a Mobile first, Cloud First world.
Microsoft Cloud Services, namely Microsoft Azure, has enabled CDSBEO to have a comprehensive disaster recovery plan for a fraction of the cost. In addition, Microsoft Azure allows for more flexible and cost effective options for storage and virtual environments. Most significantly, however, the infrastructure is extremely scalable, which allows CDSBEO the freedom to adapt to any change instantaneously.
The Canadian Cloud Leader crystal was presented to Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario on December 1, 2015. CDSBEO was selected based on their continuous investment and commitment towards cloud leadership.
“As a customer using Azure, we value your contribution towards elevating Canada to the cloud,” said Janet Kennedy, President of Microsoft Canada. “By adopting Microsoft Azure, our Cloud Leaders are helping to fuel the growth of our digital economy and driving innovation in ways that extends their impact beyond just technology in Canada.”
“We are so excited to be recognized by Microsoft through this award,” noted James Proulx, Manager of Information and Communication Technology. “A focus on Cloud Services has been a priority for us, and embracing this technology has proven beneficial on so many fronts. Microsoft has been an instrumental partner in our transition to the cloud.”
“This award recognizes the work of our Information Technology Department. They continue to provide an invaluable service for students and staff. We are so pleased to be partnering with Microsoft,” noted Wm. J. Gartland, Director of Education.
The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario operates 40 elementary and 10 secondary schools across eight counties. The CDSBEO offers excellence in Catholic education through provincial-leading programs to approximately 12,900 students.