Edgewood Case Study

Kris WilkinsonJuly 23, 2021

Edgewood Group is the largest stocking wholesale distributor of floor matting products in Canada. The company was founded in 1979 in Edmonton, Alberta and now has two additional warehouses in Toronto, Ontario, and Vancouver, British Columbia. Edgewood Group provides products and services to dealers anywhere in Canada and prides itself on being able to customize its products according to dealer needs. Edgewood also has a sister company within its headquarters. This sister company, Hydrosion Design, allows them to customize products to a customer’s exact needs, which is one of the company’s strengths.

Edgewood started working with SIRKit in 2020. They choose SIRKit to solve their IT challenges, including downtime and a disorganized server room. SIRKit completed a comprehensive assessment that identified several concerns with the company’s IT systems and cybersecurity. To remain competitive and fulfill day-to-day operations, Edgewood heavily relies on technology being online and responsive. Their IT infrastructure and systems are critical, as they keep the business up and running. Delays make a measurable impact on the bottom line.

Edgewood is a successful company that grew organically. As the business grew, it opened new locations and found creative ways to support its operational requirements. This led to workarounds that technically worked, though not efficiently or securely. While Edgewood had an in-house IT professional, the company’s growth required advanced IT expertise. They needed professionals that could offer reliable, dependable systems with little to no downtime

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