CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 1, 2010) - S.i. Systems has acquired Datalist Inc., a Toronto-based, full-service IT staffing company which locates skilled contract and full-time professionals for Canada's leading employers. S.i. Systems will assume management of the company, while the Datalist name and operations will remain in place.
The purchase of the entire Datalist entity doubles S.i. Systems' market presence in Toronto to more than 250 consultants at clients spanning the banking, retail, government and financial services sectors.
"Not only does this acquisition represent another milestone in our strategy to increase our footprint in the Toronto area, but it also deepens our specialization in banking, financial services, telecommunications and retail sectors," said Derek Bullen, S.i. Systems' company founder and president. "Datalist brings excellent professionals, a deep roster of contractors and leading clients to further enhance our existing strong team and business."
In October, 2009, S.i. Systems advanced its growth strategy in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) with the opening of new offices in Toronto and Mississauga.
The IT staff contingency sector is about a 3.5 billion dollar industry in Canada. Currently, S.i. Systems is Canada's third-largest provider of permanent and contract IT staffing services.
About S.i. Systems
S.i. Systems Partnership (S.i. Systems) is a privately-held national supplier of on-demand IT professional staffing services, and the largest supplier in Western Canada. S.i. Systems was founded during the inception of the IT contracting trend as an end-to-end, on-demand IT professional contracting organization. Since 1994, the company has experienced exponential growth and now operates offices in Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, Toronto, Mississauga, Vancouver and Victoria. The company leverages MatchGuide™, a proprietary web-based match-making solution that is fully integrated with S.i. Systems' consultant and client databases, back office and accounting systems. There are now more than 60,000 qualified IT professionals registered in MatchGuide™. The system has a 99 per cent success rate in making the right employer and candidate connections.