Photo source:

Lixar, a leader in mobile transportation technology, enterprise-level product platforms and mobile-to-everything (IoT) software solutions, was awarded the Gold Partner Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform designation.

Microsoft Azure is an open and flexible cloud platform that enables fast, reliable and secure deployment and connectivity to the broadest selections of operating systems, frameworks, databases, IoT connections and mobile devices.

With two secure data centres located in Canada (Quebec City and Toronto), Microsoft has enabled a data center and cloud option that is safe and secure.  Azure hybrid cloud solutions give clients the most robust, scalable technology options with less cost.

Lixar leverages its innovative IT approach and development experience to deliver complete mobile ecosystems which include mobile technology, data science, IoT and cloud.  Lixar has utilized the Microsoft Azure platform in its applications for over 5 years.

Lixar is honoured to be nominated for the 2016 Impact Awards:  Lixar is a finalist in the following categories:

  • IoT Innovation Award
  • SMB Cloud Platform Innovation Award

Each year Microsoft Canada celebrates innovation in technology recognizing outstanding work delivered by partners such as Lixar.  This year’s winners will be announced during the Canadian Keynote & Awards event onSunday, July 10 at the Roy Thompson Hall, Toronto as part of the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC).

Lixar is proud to deliver Microsoft Azure Cloud solutions to clients and partners.  To help grow this ecosystem, Lixar has added Jim Provost to the Lixar team.  Jim is a Data Scientist and has spent many years implementing Gold-certified MS Partner technology solutions.  At Lixar, Jim will lead the Azure-Machine Learning team within the Lixar Data Science Practice.

Lixar has also added Stephan Ringuette to the Lixar team as an Azure Account Manager.  Stephan is driven to push cutting edge technology and the benefits that the Microsoft Azure Cloud provides to business.  Stephan will be representing Lixar at the DevTeach Conference in Montreal from July 4-8.  Join Stephan at the Lixar Cloud Computing Lunch and Learn in the Lixar Cloud Computing room to learn more about Lixar’s Microsoft Azure cloud solutions.

Find out more by visiting