Globe and Mail: As Windows XP deadline looms, firm hopes to clean up
Special to The Globe and Mail
After more than a dozen years as an IT consultant, much of it helping big businesses keep their software up to date, Alex Topitsch decided to build a better mousetrap.
In 2010 he started Futurestate IT, which helps corporate customers keep desktop applications current and curb the proliferation of software versions.
Today, Mr. Topitsch is managing the growth of his Toronto start-up through an economic downturn, international expansion and all the challenges facing an emerging technology company…