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About R2i

Welcome to the world of R2i! We’re an employee-focused IT company leading the way in cloud computing, 24/7 managed services and data centre solutions.

In less than 10 years, we’ve opened five data centres in Canada and managed to build the most secure and robust cloud, among other achievements.

Our goal? We aim to maximize your productivity with cutting-edge technologies and highly secure solutions. Set yourself on the path to success with our reliable solutions and support.


27001, 27017, 27018, 26000, 9001


Public Cloud


data centres in Quebec and Ontario


our cloud availability is nothing short of incredible


3 offices in Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto

Our mission

Respect the past, leverage the present and embrace the future of information technology.

Our vision

Simplifying Information Technology.


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Benoit Martel
President and Founder of R2i
Benoit has been in the business and IT sector for more than 20 years. He began his career as an IT advisor, supporting multinational organizations in their strategic decisions. He then founded R2i in 2014. Thanks to his leadership and extensive technical skills, he knows how to mobilize teams that go above and beyond to provide the best service possible. Colleagues say he’s a very good listener and a brave leader. And he never shies away from risks.
Tamara Vandersluis
Vice-President of Innovation
With more than three decades of experience, Tamara has earned a global reputation for her expertise in performance analytics, optimization, and capacity planning with IBM Power Systems. She’s overseen every major Power Systems project in Canada and was even named “Best of the Best” at the IBM Power training camp in 2016. Tamara is renowned for her tenacity and in-depth systems status reports that spot problems before they even occur.
Frédéric Marcil
IT Director
Frédéric has more than 20 years of experience in the IT world, more specifically with the IBM i system as well as high availability and replication solutions. Over the years, he has become an invaluable resource for organizations thanks to his meticulous preparation and timely, effective interventions with clients. Frédéric is also an excellent communicator and loves sharing his passion and knowledge.
Bernard Deschênes
Vice-President Operations
Bernard has more than 25 years under his belt in the IT sector. His pragmatism enables him to find solutions for strategic and operational challenges of every kind. He loves implementing solutions that are aligned with the industry’s best practices to meet set objectives. Bernard also has several years of experience as a team manager. He views IT as a field that relies on technology but one that also involves humans and teamwork.
Nicolas Brodeur
Solution Architecture Director
Nicolas is a solution architect who has been in the world of IT for nearly three decades. He specializes in traditional, cloud, and hybrid infrastructure solutions. Throughout his career, he has always focused on helping clients increase, improve, or transform their environment. Nicolas is a mobilizing leader who helps build bridges between various business units.

Join our team

R2i is more than 50 IT experts who are dedicated to making technology simpler and more human-centric.



R2i is careful about who we partners with. We look for innovative products and comprehensive solutions. But the trust goes both ways. With 100+ certifications, we’ve earned the confidence of our partners, who know we can successfully deploy their IT solutions.

  • IBM
Awards and recognitions

Achievements we’re proud of

R2i is committed to delivering excellence. And we’re regularly recognized for the quality of our work.

Recipient of the Start-up of the Year Award at the 2019 Mercuriades

Ranked among Canada’s Top 50 New Growth Companies in 2018 and 2019

IBM Partner of the Year – North America, Systems Channel Excellence for Power Systems in 2018

Named one of Canada’s Top Growing Companies in 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 in the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business

R2i appears on the Growth Leaders ranking in 2020, 2021 and 2022 (Leaders de la croissance) established by L’actualité.

R2i is ranked as one of Canada’s Top 100 Solution Providers in 2021, 2022 & 2023 by Channel Daily News

Ranked among the Financial Times list for the Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies of 2021

R2i becomes SAP® certified for cloud and infrastructure operations, enabling us to manage and maintain our clients’ SAP environment and support them in their digital transformation.

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