Partnership with Rackforce

Alex Chapple

ThoughtExchange is pleased to announce our new partnership with RackForce, Kelowna based industry-leading provider of green Hybrid Cloud and Hosting Services. All new and renewing Canadian customers will be hosted in Canada effective June 1.

“As a Canadian based SaaS startup we appreciate how easy and economical it was to get started with Rackforce and how simple it is to scale up our usage,” said Jim Firstbrook, ThoughtExchange CEO. “We’ve heard from our Canadian customers that hosting in Canada was important to them and now, using RackForce, we can economically and reliably provide Canadian-based hosting and data storage to our Canadian customers as part of all paid contracts.”

As a growing Canadian company, ThoughtExchange believes in using Cloud services as they provide flexibility, scalability and cost advantage.

“We’re pleased to provide services to an innovative Canadian company that is creating such great customer value with their Stakeholder Engagement solutions,” said Brian Fry, RackForce Senior Vice President. “RackForce’s technology allows ThoughtExchange to provide their customers with the highest level of security, reliability and performance for their data.”

RackForce is Canada’s largest cloud service provider. From its strategically located facilities in Kelowna, Calgary and Toronto, RackForce provides advanced IT services on its cloud, storage, network and colocation infrastructure. For more information please visit

ThoughtExchange is a software and consulting company committed to building and supporting a comprehensive online system for stakeholder engagement. ThoughtExchange was founded in 2009 by innovative software developer Jim Firstbrook, highly respected business leader Amos Michelson and charismatic community engagement consultant Dave MacLeod. They shared a belief that powerful online tools could be developed to leverage the power of the internet to resolve challenges by making meaningful group interactions efficient, inclusive and insightful.

ThoughtExchange is designed and owned by Fulcrum Management Solutions Inc.

About the Author

Alex Chapple

Alex is a seasoned communications professional and event planner with experience in both public and private sector companies and organizations. She is passionate about recruiting top notch team members and loves connecting people with roles where they excel. Alex served three years on the board of the Osprey Community Foundation in Nelson, BC and also sat on the Communications Committee for the Dalai Lama Centre for Peace and Education in Vancouver leading the international media relations team for the 2006 visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Alex loves interior design, travel, camping and being outside.