Tech Firms Choose Durham Region’s Brainpower

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The information and communication technology (ICT) industry continues to grow and tech firms develop in Durham Region. It is a key sector within existing Durham Region clusters, and continues to support and encourage growth and development in other up and coming industries within the Region.

This sector has experienced significant business growth in the professional, scientific and technical service subsectors, which have emerged to support other businesses through software, publishing, telecommunications and other information services.

The ICT sector currently has the potential for business investment, attraction and expansion within Durham Region. As the economy of Durham Region shifts towards a knowledge based economy, there is an emphasis on service sectors, such as ICT, to support this growth and transition.

Durham Region’s good location, affordable land, proximity to postsecondary institutions and transportation makes the Region a prime location to start a business in the ICT sector. Within the Town of Ajax, the highest rate of business growth has been in engineering, web & software and design services; key subsectors of the ICT.

The ICT industry continues to attract and develop Durham Region’s creative economy and serves as an opportunity for further expansion.

Workforce Age Durham Information Technology Perspective

Top Local Employers that Drive Tech Hub

City of Pickering

  • Engine People
  • RBRO Solutions
  • Durham IT
  • ESimplified Inc.
  • Murray and Gillespie Computer Solutions Inc.
  • A.E Consulting Inc.
  • CSI Power & Environmental Inc.
  • Unisys Canada Inc.
  • TM Online Marketing

City of Oshawa

  • Lakeridge Health
  • Durham College
  • University of Ontario Institute of Technology
  • Minacs Ltd.
  • Cimetrix Solutions Inc.
  • Syncreon
  • Pival International
  • Conpute
  • Three Wise Men
  • I-Tec Electronics
  • General Motors Canada
  • Citrus Strategy Design Consultation
  • Blanclick
  • Mojility
  • Resource Software International
  • IFTech

Municipality of Clarington

  • 368 Durham
  • Geek Girl Media
  • SepComp
  • Aspen PC


Township of Scugog

  • Compfitness
  • Scugog Computers
  • Allen Computers & Electronics
  • Major Tech Computers
  • Network Know-How

Township of Brock

  • Your Computer and Sign
  • TerrTech Computer Solutions
  • Brock Digital

Township of Uxbridge

  • Scarsin I2E
  • Savy Computer Solutions
  • Mesh Networks
  • Alexander Computer Services
  • Provident PC

Town of Ajax

  • Computers Inc.
  • Simplicity Computer Solutions Inc.
  • CRSC Data Centre Solutions

Town of Whitby

  • 360insights
  • McGraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd.
  • Horn IT Solutions
  • Kaba Group
  • Deighton Associates
  • Geekspeak
  • ClubIT,