Nova Scotia's SheepDogInc.ca Paves Way for Google Apps
Area Development Research Desk (Location Canada 2010)
As Canada's first certified Google Apps partner, Nova Scotia's SheepDogInc.ca is growing. Over the next five years, it will create up to 60 new jobs in Halifax. Nova Scotia Business Inc., the province's business development agency, is supporting that growth with a five-year payroll rebate of C$700,000.
"Partnering with Google, and now having the province's support, will enable us to remain business-focused," said SheepDogInc.ca President Shawn Wilkie. "As our customer market expands, we are working collaboratively with Google to remain competitive and serve the needs of our clients."
SheepDogInc.ca provides total deployment, training, and support for Google Apps' entire product line. It plans to establish itself as the leading service provider for Google Apps within the global Cloud Computing marketplace. Cloud Computing offers Software as a Service on virtual computer resources over the Internet.