Versature named OBAA Small Business of The Year

Cloud-based Phone Service Provider Recognized at Ottawa Business Achievement Awards 2012

OTTAWA, Canada, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Versature was honored late last week at the Ottawa Business Achievement Awards Gala with the Small Business of the Year award.  Versature was chosen out of dozens of entries and 14 strong finalists who were up for the award.  The mandate of the OBAAs is to highlight growing, innovative companies that demonstrate great customer service and corporate social responsibility standards in the Ottawa area.  Other OBAA Small Biz of the Year finalists included Ottawa General Contractors, Accu-Rate Corporation, Competition Composites, GPS to Go, Youi Labs & Phirelight Security Solutions among others.

WIth 1,100% growth over the past 5 years and 40% growth year over year in the most recent fiscal, Versature was well positioned for the award.  In addition to outstanding growth, Versature prides itself on Outrageous Customer Service and fosters a fun and exciting work environment for staff.  Backyard BBQs, indoor/outdoor parties and ongoing foosball tournaments are the norm at Versature, located in Ottawa's east end.  There are even plans afoot to build a backyard ice-hockey rink.  In addition, Versature supports the community by providing low to no-cost hosted phone system programs for non-profit and charitable groups.  Versature employees also are given time off to volunteer with local organizations, such as the local SAR (Search and Rescue) group that is very active in Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec.

About the Ottawa Business Achievement Awards:

Each year hundreds of companies are nominated for their contributions to Ottawa's success.  OBAA winners are linked by their innovation, drive, creativity, and their passion for doing business in Ottawa.  Over 500 awards have been presented in the 20 year history of the awards, in the proud presence of peers and senior political leaders representing Ottawa.

About Versature:

Versature provides a cloud-based phone service for businesses in Canada.  From two extensions to two thousand extensions, Versature is well positioned to allow your company to quickly upgrade your communications infrastructure and grow without limits.  Versature's latest innovation is supporting mobile workers through a smartphone app that allows them to do away with their desk phone, to take and place calls from their office extension number on their smartphone over WiFi or LTE cellular networks whereever they happen to be. Learn more at, visit our blog at or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Google+.

Media Contact: Paul Emond Versature, 613-237-9329,

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