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April 28, 2016

Martello Technologies is getting up to $750,000 from FedDev Ontario to support and expand its workforce.

“FedDev Ontario’s funding, through the Investing in Business Innovation initiative, will be used to enhance the design and development of Martello Technologies’ MarWatch system that monitors, tracks and analyses the status of a company’s communications network,” according to a released statement.

Martello now employees about 30 people on a full-time basis. The federal funding is expected to create nine new jobs and maintain 12 jobs.

The federal investment will also be leveraged to secure another $1.5 million from accredited investors from the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association.

“Competing successfully as a SaaS startup means delivering innovative products that solve customer problems,” said Bruce Linton, president and CEO of Martello. “This support from the Canadian government ensures we can continue to drive value for customers, while expanding into new global markets and employing skilled people in Ontario.”

Investment of $750,000 allows the company to accelerate feature development of its software-as-a-service to meet growing demand for performance management of cloud-hosted voice networks.

OTTAWA, ON – April 28, 2016Martello Technologies, the leading provider of fault and performance management capabilities for Mitel business communications solutions, announced today a $750,000-investment by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario). The funding was announced today at Martello’s Kanata headquarters by Karen McCrimmon, Member of Parliament for Kanata-Carleton, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario.

The funding, through FedDev Ontario’s Investing in Business Innovation initiative, will accelerate the development of Martello’s MarWatch software-as-a-service (SaaS), allowing the company to develop new global markets and create jobs. In fact, the investment has already resulted in the creation of seven new skilled Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) positions, and entry into five new regions internationally.

MarWatch monitors and manages business communications networks, detecting problems before they can impact the user experience with poor voice quality or downtime. The software is specifically designed for Mitel solutions, and has already been deployed in more than 2,000 networks around the world. Martello is expanding the software’s capabilities with features that will drive entry into new global markets in regions such as Central America and Asia Pacific.

“Competing successfully as a SaaS start-up means delivering innovative products that solve customer problems”, said Bruce Linton, President and CEO of Martello Technologies. “This support from the Canadian government ensures we can continue to drive value for customers, while expanding into new global markets and employing skilled people in Ontario.”

“Martello Technologies is a terrific example of a Kanata-based, innovative start-up business that is poised for growth and success”, said MP Karen McCrimmon. “By supporting dynamic small businesses and providing them with the support they need, we will help create jobs and economic prosperity for Canadian families.”

April 20, 2016Mitel Performance Analytics

With its eye on the future of communications, Mitel has announced its new suite of contact center, cloud and mobile solutions that enables a seamless environment for both collaboration and commerce. This announcement showed once again that Mitel is set to deliver the technology needed to empower the emerging mobile-first, cloud-enabled and millennial-focused consumer.

As network complexity increases so do the demands of providing exceptional voice, video and collaboration capabilities. One of the innovations introduced at the Mitel Next event in San Diego on April 20th, 2016 was Mitel Performance Analytics (MPA). Providing advanced monitoring and analytics allows crystal clear visibility into the network and surrounding third-party devices. Mitel Performance Analytics proactively detects and addresses performance problems before they impact the user, with 24/7 monitoring, real-time alerts and testing tools for fast problem resolution.

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Watch the video below from Mitel Next to learn more about Mitel Performance Analytics.

 

 

March 14, 2016

Techopia Quote

The Kanata North BIA recently released a detailed report on the technology sector’s impact on the economy. In this article, Techopia highlighted 4 subsectors to watch and the companies paving the way in these high-performing fields. Software leads the charge by employing 2757 workers in Ottawa and realizing revenues of over $576.6 million. Martello Technologies was proud to be featured as a leading player in the software industry`s growth and Martello CEO Bruce Linton says that the SaaS model allowed the company to scale quickly.

 

On the changes in the technology sector and networking now in Kanata, Martello CEO Bruce Linton had this to say:  “I do think that Kanata is actually very interesting to go to social networking events now, because when you ask people what they do, it`s no longer `What part of telecom do you work on?’ It’s, ‘What is your tech company?’ I’m talking to people who are doing aviation systems to people who’ve got gaming applications to people who are trying to figure out the next trend on consumer behavior.”