Symbiotic Networks began in 1997 as an Internet hosting provider. We have evolved into a boutique managed security solutions provider and consultancy specializing in cybersecurity, IP network engineering, and system administration including virtualization and storage. Our clients include: municipal utilities, ISPs, and MSPs. We design resilience, scalability, and supportability into all of our solutions. We believe in building long-term relationships with our clients so we can best understand their needs, plans, and priorities.
Derek Wong is the Founder and President of Symbiotic Networks. He has been a technology enthusiast from a young age and got his start building and repairing PCs as a teenager. Since then, he has been instrumental in building, growing, and supporting ISPs/CLECs, enterprise software vendors, and mobile infrastructure providers. Derek’s experience from the tech trenches provides a unique perspective on cybersecurity.
Blair Sutherland is Managing Director at Symbiotic Networks. Born in Kingston to a family of local business owners, Blair followed his passion for technology into a career in IT Services. He has spent the last 15 years helping businesses of all sizes and industries make smarter business and technology decisions and achieve sustainable results while maintaining certifications including Cisco, VMware, Sonicwall, McAfee and Symantec. Selected to represent a $3.4 billion IT Services organization to the technology procurement best practices committee of its private equity group, collectively worth $50 billion USD. Blair is proud to have been a direct contributor to numerous multi-million dollar projects for clients including the Ontario Government and JP Morgan Chase.