NASHUA, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Akumina Inc., the leading software provider of digital engagement solutions today announced record first-quarter growth. The company’s strong momentum is fueled by accelerated medium and large enterprise customer acquisition as well as significant installed-base investments and further strategic alignment with Microsoft. The growth rate can be attributed to adoption among Fortune 500 and top-name brands, the announcement of a strategic alliance with Avanade and the recent launch of globalization capabilities.
The Akumina software platform has also recently gained various reviews and citations from leading industry vendor and analyst reports including:
- Recognized for being one of the highest rated intranet solutions in North America with top scores in news publishing, branding, look and feel, two way communications, mobile access, and analytics based on a comprehensive report published by ClearBox Consulting which evaluated twenty-six intranet-in-a-box solution providers on eight different intranet scenarios.
- Ranked as the number one modern-intranet solution out of eight top vendors by independent digital strategy consultant, StitchDX.
- Listed by Gartner as a Sample Product in the Packages Platform Category, for popular technology foundations for intranets 1
“Demand for Akumina’s solutions, from new to existing customers, combined with our ability to deliver significant increases in employee engagement and productivity resulted in the best quarter in our history,” said David Maffei, chief revenue officer at Akumina. “With boardroom influence favoring the latest cloud offerings from Microsoft during a customers’ due diligence – our strategic partnership with Microsoft and our ability to drive measurable adoption are changing the game.”
Akumina is singularly focused on providing enterprises and its partners with the most robust platform to deliver immersive employee experiences all while maximizing a customer’s existing investment in Microsoft and other industry leading technologies. Akumina’s recent announcement of their strategic partnership with Avanade and the recent launch of revolutionary globalization support has created powerful capabilities for enterprises looking to better engage their workforce and has contributed to the success of Akumina’s first-quarter results which included many top global and national brands adopting the Akumina software platform.
“We partnered with Akumina to launch our new global employee experience. For an organization like the Red Sox, being able to better collaborate and inform our disparate team members about all aspects of our operation is critical” said Brian Shield, chief information officer, Boston Red Sox. “Akumina’s platform allows us to better engage with our team, provide a central portal for accessing key employee systems, and a more streamlined year-round operation.”
Akumina’s customers are focused on driving better employee experiences, across the globe, at any time and on any device. The foundation to support those goals is based on leveraging the world’s leading business-cloud technology’s. Akumina does this by delivering business users with an application as easy to use as a common smartphone; focusing on driving immediate and measurable business user productivity, enhanced collaboration and increased innovation.
For more information on why Akumina is one of the highest rated solutions for building modern intranets, employee dashboards, and portal sites visit Akumina’s website.
1 Gartner, How to Select the Intranet Foundation for Your Digital Workplace, Jim Murphy, March 29, 2017
Akumina provides the leading digital engagement software solution delivering a contextual and personalized digital experience and transforms how employees work, collaborate and innovate. Akumina’s customers are using the software platform to drive modern and global intranets, digital executive dashboards as well as extranets and portals. Akumina's customers include the Boston Red Sox, Walt Disney Corporation, iRobot, The World Trade Center and the Department of Defense to name a few. To learn more visit www.akumina.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.