|By Business Wire||
|February 26, 2014 08:50 AM EST||
Award-winning, independent digital agency Primacy announced today that it is entering its fourteenth consecutive year of sustained growth, with a double-digit percentage increase in revenue in 2013. The company’s dedication to delivering industry-leading client service ensured that the agency’s client retention rate stayed in excess of 98 percent and fostered a Net Promoter Score of 9.1. This year’s momentum is a result of growing interest in its full breadth of services like digital, marketing and media planning and buying, with technology supporting the charge.
“Helping our clients connect with their audiences always been a mantra of ours,” said Primacy Founder and President Stan Valencis. “As our growth demonstrates, it’s an approach that is resonating with the marketplace.”
Primacy’s technology services supported a number of mission-critical digital initiatives in 2013, including large-scale projects for clients including EmblemHealth, Monmouth University, Regis University, St. Charles Health System, Tufts Medical Center and others. Primacy’s technical approach is platform agnostic, offering an array of services from mobile development, SharePoint, CMS implementations and custom web applications. In addition, Primacy’s Innovation Team has developed forward-thinking technical solutions like near field communication (NFC), voice and gesture recognition, Google Glass, Kinect v2, BLE beacons, MYO and Leap Motion.
Primacy continued to evolve their marketing offerings, working with clients in media planning, media buying and branding with platforms and campaigns that cross online and offline channels.
Primacy expanded its client base in key sectors of education, financial services, healthcare and consumer, welcoming:
- American Crew
- Partners HealthCare
- Peirce College
- SunGard Financial Systems
- Tufts University
- Global Awards
- Midas Awards
- Videographer Awards
- Web Awards
- Connecticut Art Directors Club
Primacy added 20 new employees across its Farmington, New York City and Boston offices. The headquarters was profiled for its green initiatives in part for fostering sustainable practices. Primacy also welcomed 15 egg producing chickens to its employee-led organic garden.
“Our growth is based on talent and exceptional customer service,” said Valencis. “We are pushing the envelope to make the most creative, holistic digital experiences out there today. Our four pillars—unparalleled client service, solution-oriented innovative technology, industry expertise and our insatiable appetite for creative problem solving—are stronger than ever and I’m excited about our future. But the chickens are a good fallback position should the interweb fizzle out.”
Primacy (formerly Acsys Interactive) is an award-winning, independent agency known for creating digital experiences with meaningful impact. Primacy combines lead-agency thinking with digital acumen to deliver measurable, actionable results. Core competencies include strategic thinking, creativity, technology, marketing, social and mobile. Primacy’s vertical strengths are in consumer, financial, health, manufacturing and education; clients include Amica, Cannondale, CIGNA, EmblemHealth, ESPN, The Hartford, MassMutual, Middlesex Hospital, MIT, Regis University, Sikorsky Aircraft, Quinnipiac University, and Yale-New Haven Hospital. The company is headquartered in Farmington, CT with offices in New York and Boston. To find out more, visit www.theprimacy.com.
Akana has announced the availability of the new Akana Healthcare Solution. The API-driven solution helps healthcare organizations accelerate their transition to being secure, digitally interoperable businesses. It leverages the Health Level Seven International Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (HL7 FHIR) standard to enable broader business use of medical data. Akana developed the Healthcare Solution in response to healthcare businesses that want to increase electronic, multi-device acce...
Sep. 2, 2015 04:00 AM EDT Reads: 212
WebRTC has had a real tough three or four years, and so have those working with it. Only a few short years ago, the development world were excited about WebRTC and proclaiming how awesome it was. You might have played with the technology a couple of years ago, only to find the extra infrastructure requirements were painful to implement and poorly documented. This probably left a bitter taste in your mouth, especially when things went wrong.
Sep. 2, 2015 04:00 AM EDT Reads: 472
Any Ops team trying to support a company in today’s cloud-connected world knows that a new way of thinking is required – one just as dramatic than the shift from Ops to DevOps. The diversity of modern operations requires teams to focus their impact on breadth vs. depth. In his session at DevOps Summit, Adam Serediuk, Director of Operations at xMatters, Inc., will discuss the strategic requirements of evolving from Ops to DevOps, and why modern Operations has begun leveraging the “NoOps” approa...
Sep. 2, 2015 03:45 AM EDT Reads: 422
SYS-CON Events announced today that the "Second Containers & Microservices Expo" will take place November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities.
Sep. 2, 2015 03:30 AM EDT Reads: 598
SYS-CON Events announced today that G2G3 will exhibit at SYS-CON's @DevOpsSummit Silicon Valley, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Based on a collective appreciation for user experience, design, and technology, G2G3 is uniquely qualified and motivated to redefine how organizations and people engage in an increasingly digital world.
Sep. 2, 2015 03:00 AM EDT Reads: 520
SYS-CON Events announced today that DataClear Inc. will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. The DataClear ‘BlackBox’ is the only solution that moves your PC, browsing and data out of the United States and away from prying (and spying) eyes. Its solution automatically builds you a clean, on-demand, virus free, new virtual cloud based PC outside of the United States, and wipes it clean...
Sep. 2, 2015 02:30 AM EDT Reads: 445
Through WebRTC, audio and video communications are being embedded more easily than ever into applications, helping carriers, enterprises and independent software vendors deliver greater functionality to their end users. With today’s business world increasingly focused on outcomes, users’ growing calls for ease of use, and businesses craving smarter, tighter integration, what’s the next step in delivering a richer, more immersive experience? That richer, more fully integrated experience comes ab...
Sep. 2, 2015 02:00 AM EDT Reads: 694
In their Live Hack” presentation at 17th Cloud Expo, Stephen Coty and Paul Fletcher, Chief Security Evangelists at Alert Logic, will provide the audience with a chance to see a live demonstration of the common tools cyber attackers use to attack cloud and traditional IT systems. This “Live Hack” uses open source attack tools that are free and available for download by anybody. Attendees will learn where to find and how to operate these tools for the purpose of testing their own IT infrastructu...
Sep. 2, 2015 01:45 AM EDT Reads: 480
Too often with compelling new technologies market participants become overly enamored with that attractiveness of the technology and neglect underlying business drivers. This tendency, what some call the “newest shiny object syndrome,” is understandable given that virtually all of us are heavily engaged in technology. But it is also mistaken. Without concrete business cases driving its deployment, IoT, like many other technologies before it, will fade into obscurity.
Sep. 1, 2015 11:45 PM EDT Reads: 396
Puppet Labs has announced the next major update to its flagship product: Puppet Enterprise 2015.2. This release includes new features providing DevOps teams with clarity, simplicity and additional management capabilities, including an all-new user interface, an interactive graph for visualizing infrastructure code, a new unified agent and broader infrastructure support.
Sep. 1, 2015 11:45 PM EDT Reads: 541
It’s been proven time and time again that in tech, diversity drives greater innovation, better team productivity and greater profits and market share. So what can we do in our DevOps teams to embrace diversity and help transform the culture of development and operations into a true “DevOps” team? In her session at DevOps Summit, Stefana Muller, Director, Product Management – Continuous Delivery at CA Technologies, answered that question citing examples, showing how to create opportunities for ...
Sep. 1, 2015 11:00 PM EDT Reads: 510
IBM’s Blue Box Cloud, powered by OpenStack, is now available in any of IBM’s globally integrated cloud data centers running SoftLayer infrastructure. Less than 90 days after its acquisition of Blue Box, IBM has integrated its Blue Box Cloud Dedicated private-cloud-as-a-service into its broader portfolio of OpenStack® based solutions. The announcement, made today at the OpenStack Silicon Valley event, further highlights IBM’s continued support to deliver OpenStack solutions across all cloud depl...
Sep. 1, 2015 07:00 PM EDT Reads: 273
Red Hat is investing in Tesora, the number one contributor to OpenStack Trove Database as a Service (DBaaS) also ranked among the top 20 companies contributing to OpenStack overall. Tesora, the company bringing OpenStack Trove Database as a Service (DBaaS) to the enterprise, has announced that Red Hat and others have invested in the company as a part of Tesora's latest funding round. The funding agreement expands on the ongoing collaboration between Tesora and Red Hat, which dates back to Febr...
Sep. 1, 2015 04:30 PM EDT Reads: 392
WSM International, the pioneer and leader in server migration services, has announced an agreement with WHOA.com, a leader in providing secure public, private and hybrid cloud computing services. Under terms of the agreement, WSM will provide migration services to WHOA.com customers to relocate some or all of their applications, digital assets, and other computing workloads to WHOA.com enterprise-class, secure cloud infrastructure. The migration services include detailed evaluation and planning...
Sep. 1, 2015 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 198
Cloud and datacenter migration innovator AppZero has joined the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance Program. AppZero is a fast, flexible way to move Windows Server applications from any source machine – physical or virtual – to any destination server, in any cloud or datacenter, using its patented container technology. AppZero’s container is also called a Virtual Application Appliance (VAA). To facilitate Microsoft Azure onboarding, AppZero has two purpose-built offerings: AppZero SP for Azure,...
Sep. 1, 2015 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 215