• 1999
    1999

    Long View is Founded:

    • Calgary office opens in Patty Bourgeois’ den in August
    • Moved into Bow Valley Square office space in November
    • First Long View Holiday Party held at the Banff Springs Hotel
    • Compaq Partnership established
    • Citrix Partnership established

     

    Managed Services:

    • First offering (and still one of our strongest today)

     

    NOC:

    • First Network Operations Center opens at Bow Valley Square

     

    First Client:

    • CNRL

     

     

    Staff Count:
    8

  • 2000

    Highlights:

    • Creation of Core Pillars: Integrity, Competence, Value, Fun
    • Mission statement created
    • Sales team formed
    • First install of IP telephony for Long View and client
    • First Cisco payable client in Calgary
    • First corporate strategy session held at Don’s ranch to shape the future of the company
    • Shell RFP: Largest outsourcing deal in Canada
    • Second Long View Holiday Party held at Kananaskis Lodge
    • First Calgary Stampede Breakfast hosted by Patty Bourgeois (tradition continues to this day)
    • Hired Dan Sottile to lead Sales & Marketing
    • First $2 million in revenue

     

    Staff Count:
    27

  • 2001

    Highlights:

    • 2001-2007: Revenue doubled every year
    • Encana Win
    • BHAG: Big Hairy Audacious Goals set
    • Creation of MITS
    • Reached $5 million in revenue

     

     

    Staff Count:
    35

  • 2002

    Highlights:

    • 100 people headcount achieved
    • Established Dell partnership in Canada
    • People Services formed
    • $13 million in revenue

     

    Staff Count:
    77

  • 2003

    Highlights:

    • Denver office opens: First client was EnCana
    • Reached $27 million in revenue

     

    Staff Count:

    129

  • 2004

    Highlights:

    • Microsoft Partnership established
    • Reached $1 million in Cisco revenue
    • Reached $33 million in revenue

     

    Staff Count:

    169

  • 2005

    Highlights:

    • Vancouver office opens: Diversifying from oil and gas industry with new set of clients
    • Long View awarded Microsoft Gold Partner
    • 163% growth year over year
    • Reached $47 million in revenue
    • ITIL practices formed: player in infrastructure arena

     

    Staff Count:

    210

  • 2006

    Highlights:

    • Edmonton office opens
    • Houston office opens: Anadarko was first client
    • Formed partnership with NetApp
    • Formed partnership with VMWare
    • First annual Sales Kick Off held
    • Reached $72 million in revenue

     

    Staff Count:

    337

  • 2007

    Highlights:

    • Victoria office opens
    • Launched Leadership Development Program
    • Awarded Cisco Gold Partner
    • Reached $101 million in revenue

     

    Staff Count:

    425

  • 2008

    Highlights:

    • Dallas office opens
    • Economic Downturn hits but Long View forges ahead
    • Launched Procurement As A Service (PAAS)
    • $144 million in revenue

     

    Staff Count:

    614

  • 2009

    Highlights:

    • 10 year anniversary!
    • Awarded 2009 CRN Platnium Solution Provider
    • 7 branches in 2 countries
    • Worked in over 60 cities in 7 countries
    • From Patty’s den to over 8 floors across 7 cities
    • 650 active clients
    • Innovation: Development of practices, PaaS, HaaS, SaaS
    • LOL created – Ladies of Long View
    • $156 million in revenue

     

    Staff Count:

    607

  • 2010

    Highlights:

    • Launches OnDemand Cloud
    • Awarded 2010 Titan of Technology in Denver
    • #2 Global MSP – MSPMentor
    • CRN Magazine: Fastest Growing IT Company
    • IBM 2010 Top Growth Partner awarded by Ingram Micro (VTN)
    • Reached $196 million in revenue

     

    Staff Count:

    759

  • 2011

    Highlights:

    • Named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies
    • First annual Career Expo
    • Awarded Avenue magazine “Best Places to Work”
    • Global Top 10 Microsoft Unified Communications Partner
    • Long View wins SMART car for being #1 IBM sales YOY in Canada
    • Reached $274 million in revenue

     

    Staff Count:

    899

  • 2012

    Highlights:

    • Toronto office opens
    • 1000 people headcount reached
    • Gartner’s Magic Qaudrant calls Long View an “Emerging Player”
    • Named Adobe Systems’ No.1 Growth Partner in North America
    • Founder Don Bialik becomes a grandfather
    • Calgary team participated in a Freeze Mob
    • Long View cuts its first music video on time sheet entry

     

    Staff Count:

    954

  • 2013

    Highlights:

    • Dan Sottile passes, Long View’s 12th employee and Chief Marketing Officer
    • Playgrounds for Haiti: Corporate wide initiative
    • Calgary Floods: Long View comes together to help clients and neighborhoods
    • Gord Mawhinney succeeds founder Don Bialik as second CEO. Don becomes Chairman
    • Advisory Board formed

     

    Staff Count:

    1059

  • 2014

    Highlights:

    • New market message established “IT brings you technology. Long View delivers you solutions. Every solution requires a unique blend of elements”
    • Board of Directors formed
    • Launch of 3rd OnDemand Cloud in Toronto

     

    Staff Count:

    1213

  • 2015

    Highlights:

    • Amsterdam office opens
    • Head Office moves from Bow Valley Place to Livingston Place in Calgary
    • Awarded Gold Status for Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies
    • Long View donates old laptops for kids in South Africa helping over 5oo students
    • Sottile Memorial Cup established to raise funds and awareness for Hockey Alberta and Every Kid Every Community Program

     

    Staff Count:

    1013

  • 2016

    Highlights:

    • Long View earns inaugural Oil & Gas Industry Solution Provider award at CDN Top 100 show
    • Long View and HP Enterprise recognized as the winner of the 2016 Microsoft Canada Hybrid Cloud Innovation IMPACT Award
    • Long View named a Major Player in Data Centre Operations and Management by the IDC MarketScape
    • Awarded NetApp Regional Partner of the Year
    • Top Flexpod Sales NetApp

     

    Staff Count:

    1054

  • 2017

    Highlights:

    • Won Microsoft IMPACT award for Enterprise Cloud Partner of the Year – Canada
    • Won Gold International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners (IAMCP) with MediaValet
    • Runner up Global Hybrid Cloud and Infrastructure Platform Partner of the Year Award

     

    Staff Count:

    1019

  • 2018

    Highlights:

    • Brent Allison appointed third CEO
    • Awarded Platinum Club Member Status with Canada’s Best Managed Companies
    • Named Microsoft’s Canada Partner of the Year

     

    Staff Count:

    1163

  • 2019

    Highlights:

    • 20 year anniversary – Celebrations held in each branch city
    • Named Microsoft’s Canada Partner of the Year 2019 (second year in a row – history)

    Staff Count:

    1,202

    Our first 20 years were amazing thanks to our team members, clients and partners that helped us reach this milestone.

    We look forward to the next 20 years and beyond!