We are the driving, hidden force, behind countless operations used by Canadians every day, powering government & industry behind the scenes. Our role is crucial, but quiet. We exist for the stable, unwavering services that are both foundational & critical to millions of end users.
We are a Kyndryl company, a Microsoft Tier 1 Gold Partner, an employer to hundreds of driven and curious minds, & steady provider to clients working from rugged coastlines to the bustle of Bay St. It all started 50 years ago on the prairies of Saskatchewan, and from the trailblazing projects in the early days of tech, our enterprise grew.
from being a tech pioneer in the days when the future was on tape, to becoming the driving force behind millions of operations used by Canadians every day
We began as a crown corporation with a mandate to provide computing & data processing services to government ministries, universities, municipalities, other crowns, & private business.
Becoming the 12th largest service bureau in Canada, soon after running the 8th largest computer operation in the country.
In 1988 we are privatized & become Westbridge Group.
Renamed ISM after a series of mergers in 1991, & full ownership by IBM in 1995, adding vast access to capabilities, partnerships, & increasing our capacity.
Becoming a Microsoft Gold partner & tier 1 vendor for Canada, we quickly adapted to a new environment by embracing cloud & enhancements via network, AI, & AMS.
We shifted to grow with the largest managed services company on the planet, allowing more streamlined access to partners & renewed focus in the industry.
The Regina Open Door Society (RODS) is a non-profit organization that provides settlement and integration services to refugees and immigrants in Regina. RODS is committed to meeting the needs of newcomers by offering programs and services that enable them to achieve their goals and participate fully in the larger community.
We volunteer with RODS to help newcomers who are looking for mentorship and a career in the IT industry. One of the interesting events we support is the annual Tech Skills Showcase where we help the teams make their vision come to life and judge the final presentations. We have also been fortunate to hire a few of the people we’ve worked with.
We are proud to support RODS achieve their vision of creating a welcoming community enriched by the diversity and strength of newcomers to Canada.
As the Ukraine war began in April 2022, ISM held a company-wide fundraiser to raise money for war relief efforts, matching donations made by employees. The Canadian Red Cross supports the efforts of its Red Cross Movement partners to provide humanitarian assistance to those affected by the crisis in Ukraine.
Affecting our global community through Kyndryl, ISM began a flood relief fundraiser to send aid to Pakistan during October 2022, matching donations made by employees. The Canadian Red Cross supports programs in Pakistan to re-build and send relief supplies for people who were impacted by floods in Pakistan in early 2022.
As we have employees across many Canadian cities, we take care to make charitable donations in a variety of our local communities directly. Each year, we select local charities to support that align with values & requests of our staff, striving to make a difference for those in need. These are the charities we supported in recent months.
We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Kyndryl Canada. Through this relationship, we are able to access the global expertise of Kyndryl resources and partnerships. We are a Canadian business with local staff and offices across the country. We follow Kyndryl privacy & legal guidelines, within the scope of Canadian and provincial laws.
There are currently some global employment scams using our name. Please be aware that ISM does not ever accept money for careers or visas. Please protect yourself, and never transfer funds for any reason in exchange for the false promise of employment with us.
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