About RBS

RBS Managed IT Services Inc. is a Managed Service Provider (MSP) to professional businesses, governments, and non-profit organizations. We specialize in four main industries: Municipal Government, Accounting Firms, Law Firms and Heavy Industry. 

Our breadth of knowledge, best-of-breed technologies and professional approach ensures that our clients are always satisfied. We have strategic partnerships with Lenovo, HP, Microsoft, Scale Computing, Cisco Meraki, DUO and many other software and hardware vendors.

Michael MacPherson founded RBS in 2009 as Rural Business Systems, and incorporated as RBS Managed IT Services Inc. in 2011. In 2019, Benoît Marien joined RBS as an owner bringing his experience and expertise to enrich RBS’s procedures and growth. 


Michael MacPherson
Michael worked as a Senior Systems Engineer in the finance industry as part of a team of seven, supporting operations for a global enterprise with over a 1000 employees in 85 locations in 7 countries. He was responsible for the planning, designing and implementing a new datacenter, centralizing IT operations, and many other high-profile projects. In addition to this, he has extensive experience in managing IT infrastructure of many other types of businesses, such as grocery distributing, engineering firms, accounting firms, and many more in his 20+ years of IT experience.

Benoît Marien
Benoît has been in IT since 2001 after completing his diploma at Royal Roads University. After the program, he started his own IT firm and managed his own clients and servers. In 2004 he began working with Shaw Communications, first as a Tech Support Representative and then as Maintenance Tech. In June 2019 Benoît officially joined RBS as a business owner and brought over his 18+ years of IT, client care, team management, and project planning experience.

Our Guiding Principles


We stand behind our recommendations - which is why we use the software and services we recommend in our own environment.


Maintenance is the key to preventing bigger issues from developing. By staying on the ball, we solve problems before they even start.


We want you to have trust in us, which is why you'll always have full access to our notes on any issue that arises.