Visit WatServ at the Dynamics User Group Summit 2019

Visit WatServ at the Dynamics User Group Summit 2019

By WatServ
September 25, 2019

WatServ is pleased to be attending the Dynamics User Group Summit 2019 on October 15-18, 2019 in Kissimmee, Florida.

The User Group Summit is an annual conference for users of the Microsoft Business Applications platform, including Dynamics 365, AX, CRM, GP, BC/NAV, Power BI and more.

Will you be there? If so, we’d love to meet you.

Here’s where you can find us:

  • On the showroom floor at Booth #835 – Drop by to meet our team, schedule a consultation to learn how you can upgrade your GP to Azure and enter to win an exciting giveaway.
  • On the stage on Oct. 17 at 1:30pm – Our very own Tyler Doerner, VP of Sales, will be speaking about “How to take GP to the cloud without your users noticing” on Thursday, October 17 from 1:30-2:30 pm as part of the Dynamics GP track. Learn more.
  • On social media – Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn as we live post about the event.

At the event, we will also be officially launching our Dynamics GP as a Service (GPaaS) offering.

Dynamics GPaaS uniquely combines Dynamics GP with hosting on Azure and application support services to enable you to grow your business faster, scale more effectively and provide the best end-user experience. Learn more about Dynamics GPaaS.

Want to meet our team? The following members will be at the conference:

  • Tyler Doerner, VP of Sales
  • Peggie Benn, Director of Client Success
  • Jeffrey Ng, Director of Partnerships
  • Lauren Kerhoulas, Director of Marketing

We can’t wait to see you at the Dynamics User Group Summit 2019.

WatServ demonstrates best-in-class capability and market leadership through proven technology and customer commitment.​

About

WatServ is an IT solutions provider that helps clients digitally transform their business through cloud technologies and  services. Founded in 2006, WatServ specializes in providing hybrid and multi-cloud solutions and hosting complex, high-availability environments for enterprise-level applications. WatServ’s unique approach to planning, migrating and managing multi-cloud environments, plus premium 24x7x365 support, enables its global customers to focus on their core business. Relying on Microsoft and Google’s public clouds, in addition to its own private cloud, the company offers an ideal managed cloud environment engineered for security, reliability and performance. With offices in Canada and the United States, and with more than 10,000 users connecting from 30+ countries, WatServ is always on. For more information, please visit www.watserv.com.

WatServ is an affiliate of Brookfield Business Partners (BBU), a public company with majority ownership by Brookfield Asset Management Inc. and listed on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchange. More information about BBU is available at www.brookfield.com.

WatServ Achieves Microsoft Gold Status for Cloud Platform Competency

WatServ Achieves Microsoft Gold Status for Cloud Platform Competency

By WatServ
January 7, 2019

Toronto, ON, January 7, 2019 — WatServ is proud to announce that the company has achieved the Microsoft Gold Partner status for Cloud Platform Competency for its use and expertise of Microsoft Azure. This certification allows WatServ to continue growing alongside our customers while leveraging Microsoft’s product stack and partner resources. The designation is awarded to Microsoft partners who have proven their expertise by successfully completing rigorous Microsoft Technical Assessments as well as maintaining core Microsoft Certified Professionals on staff.

Achieving gold partner status for Cloud competency is an important recognition in today’s cloud market. Not only is this certification representative of WatServ’s significant customer volume within the Azure environment, but it also demonstrates the company’s deep engineering skills and technical knowledge in advising clients with increasingly complex cloud environments.

 

“WatServ works with a global network of enterprise clients who rely on the company’s knowledge of Azure and expertise to deliver creative cloud solutions and cloud strategy programs.”

 
 

WatServ’s mandate is to begin each client engagement with purpose. The company invests the time to ask the right questions to the right stakeholders, resulting in the implementation of the right cloud solutions. Dave Lacey, Chief Executive Officer of WatServ states, “WatServ works with a global network of enterprise clients who rely on the company’s knowledge of Azure and expertise to deliver creative cloud solutions and cloud strategy programs. The WatServ team has proven to be a reliable and skilled partner evidenced through the company’s industry experience, successful cloud implementations, and customer support programs. We are honoured to achieve the Gold Cloud Platform Competency for Microsoft Azure and look forward to working with our partners through their digital transformations.”

“By achieving a Gold competency, partners have demonstrated the highest, most consistent capability and commitment to the latest Microsoft technology,” said Gavriella Schuster, corporate vice president, One Commercial Partner (OCP) at Microsoft Corp. “These partners have a deep expertise that puts them in the top of our partner ecosystem, and their proficiency will help customers drive innovative solutions.”

WatServ demonstrates best-in-class capability and market leadership through proven technology and customer commitment.​

About

WatServ is an IT solutions provider that helps clients digitally transform their business through cloud technologies and  services. Founded in 2006, WatServ specializes in providing hybrid and multi-cloud solutions and hosting complex, high-availability environments for enterprise-level applications. WatServ’s unique approach to planning, migrating and managing multi-cloud environments, plus premium 24x7x365 support, enables its global customers to focus on their core business. Relying on Microsoft and Google’s public clouds, in addition to its own private cloud, the company offers an ideal managed cloud environment engineered for security, reliability and performance. With offices in Canada and the United States, and with more than 10,000 users connecting from 30+ countries, WatServ is always on. For more information, please visit www.watserv.com.

WatServ is an affiliate of Brookfield Business Partners (BBU), a public company with majority ownership by Brookfield Asset Management Inc. and listed on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchange. More information about BBU is available at www.brookfield.com.

Passing the Baton: Dave Lacey Named President & CEO of WatServ

Passing the Baton: Dave Lacey Named President & CEO of WatServ

By WatServ
April 18, 2017

Waterloo, ON, April 10, 2017 — WatServ announced that Dave Lacey has been appointed President & CEO of the Company.

CHANNELe2e released a story outlining Tom Doerner’s hunt for a new CEO for WatServ.

“My plan was to turn the business over to my children three years ago,” Tom Doerner tells ChannelE2E. But he says after discussing it with the family and looking into the logistics, they decided together that seeking an outside buyer and new leader was the better path forward.

 

“We’ve always made decisions based on what was best for the company, not personally,” Doerner says of his family. “We all felt that it needed someone that could take it to the next level.”

 

Here’s a link to the full CHANNELe2e story.

About Dave Lacey

Mr. Lacey has had several roles within Brookfield over his 10-year history with the firm.  Most recently Dave was President & CEO of Brookfield RPS, where he was responsible for developing and leading the company’s business strategy. He spearheaded both domestic and international corporate development activities for RPS. As a growth-oriented leader, Dave has had significant experience working on M&A transactions and joint-ventures particularly in the small in medium-size services sectors.

Prior to joining Brookfield, Dave helped found three startups in the financial services and technology sectors.  He also co-managed a $75M FinTech fund while at Dorset Partners and Borealis. Dave serves on various public and not-for-profit boards and currently represents Brookfield in its U.S. joint-venture with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services.  He is also a director with Perimeter Medical, a biomedical imaging firm. Additionally, Dave serves on the National Enactus and Ontario Children’s Wish boards. Dave holds a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario and is an MBA graduate from Wilfrid Laurier University.

WatServ demonstrates best-in-class capability and market leadership through proven technology and customer commitment.​

About

WatServ is an IT solutions provider that helps clients digitally transform their business through cloud technologies and  services. Founded in 2006, WatServ specializes in providing hybrid and multi-cloud solutions and hosting complex, high-availability environments for enterprise-level applications. WatServ’s unique approach to planning, migrating and managing multi-cloud environments, plus premium 24x7x365 support, enables its global customers to focus on their core business. Relying on Microsoft and Google’s public clouds, in addition to its own private cloud, the company offers an ideal managed cloud environment engineered for security, reliability and performance. With offices in Canada and the United States, and with more than 10,000 users connecting from 30+ countries, WatServ is always on. For more information, please visit www.watserv.com.

WatServ is an affiliate of Brookfield Business Partners (BBU), a public company with majority ownership by Brookfield Asset Management Inc. and listed on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchange. More information about BBU is available at www.brookfield.com.

WatServ Unveils Brookfield Partnership

WatServ Unveils Brookfield Partnership

By WatServ
December 1, 2015

WatServ is pleased to officially announce the Brookfield Partnership – WatServ is now backed by the private equity arm of Brookfield Asset Management, a leading global alternative asset manager.

With Brookfield’s support, WatServ will continue to expand its business as one of the largest, most experienced providers of Managed Cloud Computing solutions for Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM applications on both Microsoft Azure and WatServ Private Cloud.

The WatServ name and management team will remain the same, as does our commitment to be best-in-class suppliers of hosted Microsoft Dynamics AX, hosted Dynamics NAV, hosted Dynamics GP, hosted Dynamics CRM. In addition to the existing ongoing expansion of service offerings for Managed Azure, Office 365, and CRM Online, the Brookfield Partnership provides WatServ with the resources to grow its business at a significantly accelerated pace, and, more importantly, with the guidance of an organization with an enviable record of investment success.

WatServ is pleased to officially announce the Brookfield Partnership – WatServ is now backed by the private equity arm of Brookfield Asset Management, a leading global alternative asset manager.

With Brookfield’s support, WatServ will continue to expand its business as one of the largest, most experienced providers of Managed Cloud Computing solutions for Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM applications on both Microsoft Azure and WatServ Private Cloud.

The WatServ name and management team will remain the same, as does our commitment to be best-in-class suppliers of hosted Microsoft Dynamics AX, hosted Dynamics NAV, hosted Dynamics GP, hosted Dynamics CRM. In addition to the existing ongoing expansion of service offerings for Managed Azure, Office 365, and CRM Online, the Brookfield Partnership provides WatServ with the resources to grow its business at a significantly accelerated pace, and, more importantly, with the guidance of an organization with an enviable record of investment success.

WatServ is based in Waterloo, Ontario, with U.S. offices in Southfield, Michigan; Minneapolis, Minnesota; and a U.K. office in Reading.

Brookfield is based in Toronto and is a global alternative asset manager with approximately $225 billion in assets under management. The company has more than a 100-year history of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, renewable energy, infrastructure and private equity. Brookfield offers a range of public and private investment products and services, and is co-listed on the New York, Toronto and Euronext stock exchanges.

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WatServ demonstrates best-in-class capability and market leadership through proven technology and customer commitment.​

About

WatServ is an IT solutions provider that helps clients digitally transform their business through cloud technologies and  services. Founded in 2006, WatServ specializes in providing hybrid and multi-cloud solutions and hosting complex, high-availability environments for enterprise-level applications. WatServ’s unique approach to planning, migrating and managing multi-cloud environments, plus premium 24x7x365 support, enables its global customers to focus on their core business. Relying on Microsoft and Google’s public clouds, in addition to its own private cloud, the company offers an ideal managed cloud environment engineered for security, reliability and performance. With offices in Canada and the United States, and with more than 10,000 users connecting from 30+ countries, WatServ is always on. For more information, please visit www.watserv.com.

WatServ is an affiliate of Brookfield Business Partners (BBU), a public company with majority ownership by Brookfield Asset Management Inc. and listed on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchange. More information about BBU is available at www.brookfield.com.