Kyndryl announces the New Cloud Innovation Center in Montreal

Kyndryl, a newly independent infrastructure technology services company formed from IBM, is the largest in the industry in Canada And in the world. It supports Canada’s largest companies in their vital workload as well as in their digital transformation. It designs, builds, manages and modernizes complex and mission-critical IT systems that are dependent on the world every day, including for many Canadian clients such as financial institutions, airlines, governments, industrial product manufacturers, and more. .

The new Cloud Innovation Center will provide Canadian customers with high -value, certified skills in areas such as cloud application modernization, automation for DevOps and service management, analytics and artificial intelligence, and than other cloud services. -scan. By improving access to this innovative expertise, Kyndryl will help current and new clients achieve their toughest business goals using modern digital solutions.

Cloud computing, one of Kyndryl’s core services, is used to accelerate digitalization in organizations across all industries. By partnering with hyperscalar companies like Microsoft and Google Cloud-and leading solution providers SAP and VMware-Kyndryl gives businesses the freedom to deploy the technologies that best suit their business. Additionally, the cloud is an engine for other Kyndryl services, including Applications, Data and Artificial Intelligence, Digital Workplace, Security and Resilience, Networks and Edge Computing, Core Enterprise and zCloud.

The Center has already created more than 100 computer jobs for those who want to gain innovative skills. New hires receive training on industry -leading cloud platforms, automation tools and cybersecurity features from Kyndryl’s extensive network of partners.

“This center creates extraordinary possibilities in so many ways. Customers and businesses throughout Canada Kyndryl’s first-class employees, who possess high levels of cloud computing and technology services skills, can now be used to accelerate their digital transformation strategy and achieve their business goals, ”he said XerxesCooper, President of Kyndryl Canada. “The next generation of workers from local universities and technical colleges will have the opportunity to offer their technological skills necessary for business innovation. Thus, this center is positioning Quebec as a crossroads for international companies. »

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced organizations to accelerate their digital transformation and continue to adapt to a very tight marketplace. The need for skills and expertise has never been greater, which explains the important role Kyndryl’s Cloud Innovation Center will play in Canadian businesses.

“Canada’s workforce is diverse, highly skilled and highly educated, and the Canada is home to a vibrant innovation ecosystem. Investments like Kyndryl will play an important role in supporting strong, sustainable and inclusive economic recovery in our country. Our government will continue to promote Canada as a leading investment destination and to create well -paid, middle -class jobs across the country. »

  • Mary NgMinister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development

“The City of Montreal is pleased that Kyndryl has chosen Montreal to establish its new service center. As we emerge from the pandemic, companies need to change their business model and embrace new technologies. Kyndryl’s growth in Montreal demonstrates the impact of the efforts made by the City and its partners in recent years to ensure the metropolis ’economic vitality. The company can count on the talents of Montreal’s labor force and the support of our teams at all stages of its business development. »

  • Valerie PlanteMayor of Montreal and President of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Community of Montreal

“Montréal International is proud to support Kyndryl in this project, which will provide professional opportunities for young university graduates and workers in Greater Montréal, while enriching the local IT talent pool. This investment will provide- it also allows businesses in the region to obtain specialized services in a rapidly evolving field, as demand only grows. »

  • Stephane PacketPresident and CEO, Montreal International

“By relying on modern expertise, this new service center will surely enrich the technological ecosystem of our metropolis to shape the future of businesses here and elsewhere. We are pleased to support Kyndryl in its innovation and growth projects in Quebec, and our teams will continue to support foreign companies that want to invest in Quebec in the long run. »

  • Hubert BolducPresident, Québec International Investment

Invest in Canada welcomes the announcement of Kyndryl’s investment in Montreal, Quebec. This investment again shows that Canada is well positioned to maintain its leadership position in technologies such as artificial intelligence, thanks to talented resources, strong industry support and a great innovation experience. »

  • Katie CurranInterim CEO, Invest in Canada

“Canada’s tech sector, from large multinationals to growing innovative companies, is a key driver of our economic future and we clearly have all the ingredients to bring the Canada on the international scene, he said Angela Mondou, President and CEO, TECHNATION. What our country needs is a cohesive approach that combines the digital transformation agenda of Canada and an economic development program – supported by innovative technology companies in Canada. The significant investment made by Kyndryl today is an example of how leading technology companies support the complete supply chain-providing future jobs, helping entrepreneurs and thousands of SMEs, and boosting the success of companies in all sectors. Everyone wins. »

Recruitment continues to fill new positions at the Cloud Innovation Center. Prospective candidates of all experience levels are encouraged to visit Kyndryl’s careers page to view open positions and apply.

About Kyndryl
Kyndryl (NYSE “KD” @kyndryl) is the largest provider of IT infrastructure services in the world. The company designs, builds, manages and modernizes complex and mission-critical IT systems that the world relies on every day. Kyndryl’s approximately 90,000 employees serve more than 4,000 customers in more than 60 countries around the world, including 75% of Fortune 100 companies. For more information, visit www.kyndryl.com.