An infrastructure revamp increases efficiency and mitigates risk at MaRS Discovery District’s innovation hub.
One of the world’s largest urban innovation hubs, MaRS Discovery District was growing rapidly and needed a partner who could improve and support their IT infrastructure and security to meet their needs and those of a diverse community of start-up tenant organizations.
Selecting, deploying, and maintaining technology infrastructure for a 1.5 million square foot, mixed-use campus was no small task. Taking over the existing IT infrastructure and platforms was a major transition. The goal was to streamline and modernize all systems, while maintaining high standards for security.
With little background about the environment available to us, MNP Digital took significant yet measured risks to secure the environment and to safeguard against potential issues. We also made a larger team available at the beginning of the project, ready to handle any unknown issues and ensure a high level of customer response.
In addition to improving security, our team:
Our Managed Services team simplified IT at MaRS by building a high performing, stable, and secure environment that is easy to use and manage. As a result, MaRS has been able to:
“It was apparent from the start that MNP’s mindset around innovation matched our own. MNP was the right firm to bring us to the forefront of technology and keep us there.”
– Mark Zimmerman