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Trois-Rivières: acquired by AppDirect

The Trois-Rivières-based cloud technology company was acquired by AppDirect, which markets a business-to-business platform for cloud computing products by subscription.


AppDirect is headquartered in San Francisco and has an office in Montreal. According to a joint release, AppDirect is extending the presence of its AppSmart B2B platform to the Canadian market, connecting buyers with technology providers “to facilitate the sale, purchase and management of telecommunications, cloud computing and of business”.


For , this would be an opportunity to expand its existing business, as well as broaden its product portfolio, especially Microsoft products, “with access to over 600 software technology vendors on-demand and telecommunications via the AppSmart catalog”. was founded in 2005 as a provider of managed cloud backup and data recovery services. It now distributes cloud computing products to 1,200 technology partners, who in turn serve thousands of businesses across Canada.


"Born in the cloud",, formerly known as was established in 2005 to provide Cloud backup services in the form of supervised Cloud solutions to MSPs. is an Authorized Microsoft 2-Tier distributor for CSPs (Indirect CSP Provider), a distributor for Bitdefender and StorageCraft in Canada as well as their own backup solutions such as SBackup and MedicBackup Boasting a network of over 650 partner-resellers country-wide and tens of thousands of daily backups, the organization ranks among the top service providers of secured cloud backup and AV solutions, as well as Microsoft cloud solutions. Since its inception 13 years ago, has built a stellar reputation for exemplary customer service to both Microsoft MSPs and their SMB clients. Known for servicing the "s" in "SMB", the organization has made access to Microsoft technology more accessible, making business life easier for small businesses

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