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i3 Solutions Wins Solution Provider of the Year at 15th Annual Channel Elite Awards

Published: September 27th, 2017 By:

Toronto, ON – September 27, 2017 – A Mississauga, Ont-based solution provider that’s helping the medical community transform the way healthcare is delivered took the top honour at the Computer Dealer News (CDN) Channel Elite Awards held at the Paramount Conference & Event Venue in Woodbridge, ON.

i3 Solutions was presented the prestigious Solution Provider of the Year at the close of a ceremony after capturing a gold award for the best mobile solution and a silver award for offering the best managed service solution. This is i3 Solutions second time it has won the coveted CDN award.

“i3’s solutions and their commitment to the customer clearly resonated with the judges,” said Paolo Del Nibletto, editor of CDN, Canada’s No. 1 IT Channel publication and website. “They had a gold win last year, and this year they are taking home enough awards to fill a small trophy case.”

i3’s success was based on Panacea, its patient-centric solution that builds integration capacity within a hospital setting. Not only does it simplify services ranging from dietary ordering to clinical charting and medication barcode scanning, as a cloud-based solution, it allows medical staff access to electronic medical records virtually anywhere within the hospital. It also keeps patient proactively engaged in their own healthcare, offering them a tablet from which they can access test results, view medical information about their condition, and video-conference with their healthcare team.

Another big winner at the awards was Infinite IT Solutions. It hit the podium five time collecting gold for the best mid-market solution, gold for the best security solution, silver for the best mobile solution and bronze in the best small business solution and best managed service solution.

Based in Toronto, Infinite IT is a former Solution Provider of the Year. This year’s gold awards were based around the elimination of thousands of hours of production downtime for one client and helping another scrub their system of a decade worth of malware, spyware, and viruses.

The events newest award, Channel Disruptor of the Year, went to Sierra Systems. By connecting a pipeline inspection tool with an acoustic-based machine learning system, the company developed a leak detection system with 99.3 per cent accuracy, at a rate that is 150 times faster than the existing manual process.

“It’s an Impressive application of A.I. with real-world benefit,” commented the judges.

The event drew more than 200 executives from solution provider organizations, and acknowledged their efforts within the last twelve months. The winners were chosen by seasoned judges and on the basis of five criteria: Innovation, Improved Sales or Revenue, Improved Efficiency, Customer Service, and “the X-Factor” – where the solution provider has gone above and beyond industry norms or created a special one of a kind solution that made an impact.

The 2017 Channel Elite Award Winners:

Solution Provider of the Year  i3 Solutions

Best Enterprise Solution

GOLD              Zycom Technology Inc.

SILVER           Compugen Inc.

BRONZE         Softlanding Solutions Inc.

Best Mid Market Solution

GOLD                     Infinite IT Solutions

SILVER                WBM Technologies

BRONZE             Zycom Technology Inc.

Best Small Business Solution

GOLD                      Zycom Technology Inc.

SILVER                  WebScan Solutions Inc.

BRONZE               Infinite IT Solutions


Best Service Organization

GOLD                     Arctiq Inc.

SILVER (tie)          MediaValet, Epic, A Bell MTS Company


Best Cloud Computing Solution

GOLD                     Compunet InfoTech

SILVER                AccuteNet

BRONZE               Extranet User Manager


Best Managed Service Solution

GOLD                     CompuCom

SILVER                  i3 Solutions Inc.

BRONZE               Infinite IT Solutions


Best Security Solution

GOLD                     Infinite IT Solutions

SILVER                  Extranet User Manager

BRONZE               WBM Technologies


Best Mobile Solution

GOLD                     i3 Solutions Inc.

SILVER                  Infinite IT Solutions


Best IoT Solution

GOLD               Sierra Systems

SILVER             New Signature

BRONZE           Stylusoft Inc.


Best Digital Display System

GOLD                10net Managed Solutions Ltd.

SILVER              Applied Electronics Limited

BRONZE            Dot2Dot Communications

Channel Disruptor

Sierra Systems


For more information and to read about the unique solutions that resulted in awards, click here.


About CDN and ITWC

Computer Dealer News (CDN), a digital media property of ITWC, is the premier news source for the Canadian technology channel. It provides insights on products, services, and people and delivers a critical analysis of the competitive landscape; the challenges, and opportunities facing solution providers.


ITWC is a privately-owned digital media and content services company delivering incisive, relevant information to executive and managerial audiences through websites, newsletters and digital publications.






For more information, contact:

Paolo Del Nibletto


CDN – Computer Dealer News

(416) 290-0240 x 280


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