Ayantek Wins Sisense 2019 Top Partner in America Award

BOSTON, MA, USA - September 3, 2019 - Ayantek, a digital strategy and solutions firms, announced today it was recently named the "Top Partner in America for 2019" by Sisense in recognition of its outstanding achievement in delivering Sisense BI and analytics solutions to clients. Ayantek is the only company to receive this award for 2019, chosen for this honor from a group of select Sisense partners.

"This is a great achievement for Ayantek. The award is a recognition of the tremendous effort my team at Ayantek places in delivering the best of services to our Sisense clients." said Praveen Ramanathan, Ayantek CEO."I especially thank all of our clients, for their confidence in Ayantek. Our clients see us as their trusted partners and this is the reason for our growth and success in the BI and Analytics space."

“Ayantek is an exemplary partner, demonstrating commitment and professionalism in all aspects of their work,” Maggie Sorek, Global Director, Partner Success at Sisense. "Ayantek addresses complex business challenges and makes more possible for customers around the world. Like Sisense, their customer obsession sits at the core of their company values and is evident in every engagement. I’m honored to congratulate them."

Ayantek LLC, a certified Implementation partner of Sisense, has done prolific work since 2017 in successfully delivering BI and analytics implementations for over 25 customers. Ayantek offers data strategy, data governance, data modeling, systems integration, security & SSO, data visualization, Javascript integration, dashboard design, OEM/Embedding, plugin development, and everything in between. Learn more about Ayantek’s Sisense offerings at www.ayantek.com/sisense/

About Sisense

Sisense empowers the builders of analytic apps with powerful tools to simplify complex data, and deliver insights to everyone inside and outside their organizations. Sisense lets builders collaborate on a single platform, delivered in a hybrid, cloud-native environment with the industry’s lowest cost of ownership, to create true democratization of data and analytics. Sisense has thousands of clients across the globe, including industry leaders like Tinder, Flexport, Philips, Nasdaq and the Salvation Army. Learn more at www.sisense.com/.

About Ayantek

Ayantek is a full-service digital strategy and solutions firm. We help businesses grow and thrive in today’s data-driven world. We conceive, design, build, and manage, digital and data solutions that provide measurable improvements and delivering significant competitive advantages for our customers. We focus on developing Analytics and Business Intelligence (BI) solutions through a combination of strategic thought leadership, well-designed data models, and exceptional visualization experiences.

Ayantek, a Sisense Certified Implementation partner delivers 12 successful Sisense projects in 2018

BOSTON, MA, USA - Jan 16, 2019 - Ayantek LLC, a digital strategy and solutions firms, today announced 12 successful customer implementations of Sisense BI and Analytics solutions. Ayantek is a Sisense certified Implementation partner of Sisense.

“We are very proud of our partnership with Sisense, a leader in the Business Intelligence and Analytics Software industry. The world is moving towards a data-centric ecosystem with innovations in machine learning, artificial intelligence and natural language processing all relying on data in one form or another. From a BI software perspective, Sisense is at the forefront of this wave. Ayantek is excited about the innovations and value our combined strengths will offer to customers” said Praveen Ramanathan, President & CEO, Ayantek.

Ayantek is one of a selected group of Sisense certified implementation partners in the United States, and has successfully implemented several Sisense solutions for its clients since 2016. Ayantek has delivered projects on data strategy, data governance, data modeling, systems integration, security & SSO, data visualization, Javascript integration, dashboard design, OEM/Embedding, plugin development, and everything in between to various Sisense customers. Ayantek’s proprietary SMAC Stack approach combined with the expertise on the Sisense BI Platform provides a unique combination of skills to deliver greater business value for its customers.

Sisense’s end-to-end, agile BI platform simplifies complex data quickly and delivers unmatched time to value, agility and performance to make smarter, faster data-driven decisions. With Sisense, customers have the freedom to choose their ideal deployment strategy – be it on-premise, cloud, or a hybrid approach.

“As someone who follows technology closely, Sisense is one of the most amazingly engineered platforms that I have come across, and I am not just speaking of BI and Analytics software products. Sisense’s ElastiCube technology coupled with In-Chip™ Analytics delivers best-in-class performance, scale, and speed in crunching terabytes of data, on commodity hardware. Ayantek significant expertise in harnessing the power of the Sisense platform significantly enhances the quality of the solutions we can deliver to our clients” added Praveen Ramanathan.

About Ayantek

Ayantek is a digital strategy and solutions firm focused on delivering value through Social, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud (SMAC) technologies to some of the world’s largest organizations. Our global consultants based in Boston and India are industry experts with decades of experience conceiving, designing, building, and managing interactive programs that drive measurable improvements and deliver competitive advantages for our clients. We help our customers achieve market leadership through a combination of strategic thought leadership, exceptional user experiences, and industry-leading proprietary and open-source technologies.

About Sisense

Sisense simplifies business analytics for complex data, for business users. Powered by its unique In-Chip™ and Single Stack™ technologies – Sisense delivers unmatched time to value, agility and performance, eliminating much of the costly data preparation traditionally needed with business analytics tools. Using a hybrid cloud model, Sisense provides a single, complete tool to analyze and visualize large, disparate data sets without IT resources. Thousands of customers ranging from innovative startups to global brands like GE, Wix, Nasdaq and Philips rely upon Sisense for fast, accurate business insights. Sisense was recently included in Forbes' list of the 25 Next Billion Dollar Startups, was ranked a "Visionary" in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for BI and Analytics Platforms, included in Deloitte's Regional Tech Fast 50 list, and ranked one of the 50 highest-rated private cloud companies to work for by Glassdoor.

Ayantek achieves Sitecore® Silver Level Partner Status

BOSTON, MA, USA - Sep 16, 2018 - Ayantek LLC, a digital strategy and solutions firm, today announced that it has become a Sitecore® Solution Partner Program Silver level partner.  Ayantek has been a long-standing Sitecore partner in the Boston area and now has been recognized as a Silver partner based on the new Sitecore classification.

Sitecore’s tiered partner classifications help customers form a clear picture of the type of partner they need, plus reward partners as they evolve and mature in the Sitecore Solution Partner program. As a Silver level partner, Sitecore recognizes Ayantek has earned technical certifications to validate the skills and knowledge of their Sitecore developers. This achievement is also a reflection of Ayantek’s commitment to align with Sitecore’s strategic vision and to deliver digital experience solutions that drive value for clients.

 “We are very excited and proud to have achieved Sitecore’s Silver partner status. This is not only a reflection of our commitment to our clients but also a step toward strengthening our longstanding relationship with Sitecore” said Praveen Ramanathan, President & CEO, Ayantek.

Ayantek has implemented Sitecore XP for several manufacturing organizations, making it fast and easy for customers to find up-to-date, relevant product information online, while streamlining product information management for internal teams. With a deep understanding of Sitecore Experience Platform and personalization, Ayantek specialize in delivering the best user experience and harness the power of SMAC Stack to transform businesses.

Sitecore Solution Partners provide professional services focused on strategy, implementation, and support of the digital marketing technology powered by Sitecore products. Sitecore’s core competency is developing and supporting industry-leading customer experience management solutions. Therefore, Sitecore Solution Partners are key to every customer implementation.

About Ayantek

Ayantek is a digital strategy and solutions firm focused on delivering value through Social, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud (SMAC) technologies to some of the world’s largest organizations. Our global consultants based in Boston and India are industry experts with decades of experience conceiving, designing, building, and managing interactive programs that drive measurable improvements and deliver competitive advantages for our clients. We help our customers achieve market leadership through a combination of strategic thought leadership, exceptional user experiences, and industry-leading proprietary and open-source technologies.

About Sitecore

Sitecore is the global leader in experience management software that combines content management, commerce, and customer insights. The Sitecore Experience Cloud™ empowers marketers to deliver personalized content in real time and at scale across every channel— before, during, and after a sale. More than 5,200 brands—including American Express, Carnival Cruise Lines, Dow Chemical, and L’Oréal—have trusted Sitecore to deliver the personalized interactions that delight audiences, build loyalty, and drive revenue.

Praveen Ramanathan appointed as President of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization Boston Chapter

BOSTON, MA, USA - May 16, 2018 - Ayantek President Praveen Ramanathan, has been elected as the President of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization Boston Chapter (“EO Boston”) for the 2018-2019 year. In his role, he will lead the board of directors, create the strategic agenda for the chapter, and support the mission of the EO Community to champion learning and personal growth of members. EO Boston chapter was founded in 1994, has 103 members and collectively employs 4,398 people worldwide.

“I am deeply honored to represent EO, our board, and our Chapter members in this role and accept it with great humility and reverence. It will be my sincere endeavor to foster EO’s vision and core values in every action I undertake in this board role. Thank you to all the outgoing and incoming board members for their volunteer-ship and service to our Chapter.”

Praveen is the President and CEO of Ayantek LLC, a Boston-based Digital Strategies, and Solutions firm servicing several Fortune 1000 clients including Analog Devices, Haemonetics, ADP, LPL Financial, among others.  With over two decades of digital experience, Praveen brings his expertise to organizations helping them harness the power of Social, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud technologies and connecting the dots to their business goals. Praveen has an MBA from Boston University and a Masters in Computer & Information Sciences from New Jersey Institute of Technology.

About Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO)

EO is a global, peer-to-peer network of more than 12,000 influential business owners with 155 chapters in 50 countries. Founded in 1987, EO is the catalyst that enables leading entrepreneurs to learn and grow, leading to greater success in business and beyond. http://www.eonetwork.org/

Ayantek wins Gold at the 2018 Communicator Awards for Vantage Lighting Website

BOSTON, MA, USA - May 9, 2018 - Ayantek has been honored with a Gold award for the Vantage Lighting website redesign in the “General-Manufacturing” category at the 24th Annual Communicators Awards 2018. The Communicator Awards is an international awards program recognizing big ideas in marketing and communications.

“We are pleased to have received this award in partnership with Ayantek,” said Steven Kaufman, CEO of Vantage Lighting. “Our website was designed to help our sales agents and customers to quickly find the right product to meet their lighting needs. Ayantek helped us to achieve this goal, and our customers appreciate it.”

With nearly 6,000 entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, the awards are sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA), an invitation-only body consisting of top tier professionals from acclaimed media, advertising and marketing firms.

“We’re thrilled to about vantageltg.com website winning the 2018 Communicator Award and thank Vantage Lighting for the opportunity to be a part of their growth” said Praveen Ramanathan, President & CEO, Ayantek. “This recognition reinforces our commitment towards providing our clients with the best services in terms of design and technology.”

Founded over two decades ago, the Communicator Awards is an annual competition honoring the best digital, mobile, audio, video, and social content the industry has to offer. The Communicator Awards is widely recognized as one of the largest awards of its kind in the world. Please visit http://www.communicatorawards.com for more information.

About Vantage Lighting

Vantage Lighting is a leading manufacturer of specification-grade LED recessed down-lights, cylinders and low/high bays for commercial, institutional and residential applications. Vantage offers a complete line of American-made, energy-efficient new construction and remodel luminaries with multiple control options, aperture sizes, aesthetic styles, mounting types, light distributions and lumen packages.  For over 20 years, specifiers and contractors have come to rely on Vantage for our ability to meet project design objectives, budgets and schedules by consistently developing, manufacturing and delivering high quality products on-time and at a tremendous value. Visit www.vantageltg.com for more information.

About Ayantek

Ayantek is a digital strategy and solutions firm focused on delivering value through Social, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud (SMAC) technologies to some of the world’s largest organizations.Our global consultants based in Boston and India are industry experts with decades of experience conceiving, designing, building, and managing interactive programs that drive measurable improvements and deliver competitive advantages for our clients.We help our customers achieve market leadership through a combination of strategic thought leadership, exceptional user experiences, and industry-leading proprietary and open-source technologies.

Ayantek Announces Adam Wheeler as Senior Vice President

BOSTON, MA, USA - May 10, 2018 - Ayantek, a digital strategy and solutions firm, announced that Adam Wheeler has joined the Company as its Senior Vice President.

Adam joins our team bringing over two decades of experience in the technology/digital space. Adam has built his career helping companies create more meaningful experiences and dialogs with their constituents” said Praveen Ramanathan, CEO & President, Ayantek. “Adam’s mission at Ayantek is to sculpt and thoughtfully grow a portfolio of business to align with the ever-changing ways that brands operate and communicate.

Adam has held leadership positions at some of most innovative digital communications organizations in the US including, Isobar, Skyword and Almighty. He has helped transform some of the biggest and brightest brands in the world including Disney, Timex, Samsung, Hilton and Sallie Mae.

I am ecstatic to be a part of this talented (and award-winning) team and contributing to the exciting digital transformation work Ayantek does every day. The opportunity to conceive, design, build, and manage digital programs that deliver measurable results for our clients is one that I am very much looking forward to” said Wheeler when asked about his new position at Ayantek.

Adam attended Johnson & Wales in Providence, RI majoring in Business Administration. In his leisure time, Adam enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife, Kara and their two daughters, Catelyn and Alexis and loves all things competitive sports.

Ayantek wins Gold at the 2017 Horizon Interactive Award for Outdoors.org

BOSTON, MA, USA - April 9, 2018 - The Horizon Interactive Awards, a leading international interactive media awards competition, has announced the 2017 award winners for this year’s “best of the best” in interactive media.

Ayantek was recognized for their excellence with a Gold award for the Appalachian Mountain Club’s outdoors.org website in the Advocacy/ Non-Profit category.

“It was very gratifying to have the outdoors.org site receive a Horizon Interactive Gold award. This validates that our project achieved its goal of delivering a mobile-responsive site for our constituents to explore outdoor activities and ways they can contribute to preserving and promoting outdoor recreational opportunities.” Jackie Albrecht, Director of IT, Appalachian Mountain Club

Founded in 1876, the Appalachian Mountain Club promotes the protection, enjoyment, and understanding of the mountains, forests, waters, and trails of America's Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. AMC offer advice, guidebooks, maps, and unique lodges and huts as well as support conservation advocacy and research, youth programming, and work maintaining 1,800 miles of trails.

”It feels wonderful to be recognized with the Horizon Interactive Gold Award. The award is a testament to the leadership and intensity displayed by the entire team in taking on a sizable project of this nature and delivering work of award-winning quality.” Said Praveen Ramanathan, President & CEO of Ayantek.

“The 2017 competition was an extremely interesting competition for many reasons. We saw a return to simplicity of the user experiences, an emphasis on minimal design, a deepening of the importance of mobile first design and more targeted and streamlined content to bolster the user’s offline experiences,” said Mike Sauce, Founder of the Horizon Interactive Awards. “In addition, we continue to see an integration of multiple types of media to seamlessly integrate social channels, audio, video, 360° immersive video, and stunning photography. Many of the top award winners illustrate a perfect balance of form and function that are as welcoming and interesting to look at as they are in their overall purpose.”

The 2017 competition saw over 1000 entries from around the world including 36 out of 50 US States and 16 other countries including: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Malaysia, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, Turkey, UK, and United Arab Emirates.

The Horizon Interactive Awards holds the competition each year with the winners being announced the following April. For more information visit the Horizon Interactive Awards online:
www.horizoninteractiveawards.com.

About Ayantek

Ayantek is a digital strategy and solutions firm focused on delivering value through Social, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud (SMAC) technologies to some of the world’s largest organizations. Our global consultants based in Boston and India are industry experts with decades of experience conceiving, designing, building, and managing interactive programs that drive measurable improvements and deliver competitive advantages for our clients. We help our customers achieve market leadership through a combination of strategic thought leadership, exceptional user experiences, and industry-leading proprietary and open-source technologies.

Ayantek wins Silver at the 2016 Davey Awards for The Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind (LVIB) Site

BOSTON, MA, USA - December 20, 2016 - Ayantek LLC was honored with a Silver award in the “Websites-Corporate Responsibility” category for LVIB site redesign at the 2016 International Davey Awards. The annual International Davey Awards honors the outstanding creative work from the best small agencies worldwide.

“The Lighthouse greatly appreciates the tremendous care and work Ayantek put into ensuring that Lighthouse has an accessible, responsive, and engaging website. The site has enhanced our ability to increase awareness about services and visual impairment, and increased our ability to raise much needed donations. Ayantek saw our vision and worked closely with us to make it a reality” said Sylvia Stintson-Perez, CEO, Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind. She further added “We constantly receive compliments from our clients on how easy the website is to use and we also get referrals regularly.”

“I am ecstatic at Ayantek being recognized for our work on The Lighthouse website and dedicate this award to the heroic men and women at the Lighthouse who offer a tremendous program that brings love, respect, and dignity to the lives of the visually impaired and blind. We thank The Lighthouse for giving Ayantek the opportunity to be of service to them, their staff, and their constituents.” said Praveen Ramanathan, President and CEO of Ayantek.

With nearly 4,000 entries from across the US and around the world, the awards are sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top tier professionals from acclaimed media, advertising and marketing firms.

"On behalf of the Davey Awards and our Academy, we want to applaud this year's entrants and winners for their dedication and commitment to their craft. We offer our congratulations once again for the exceptional work they submitted." noted Linda Day, Executive Director of the Davey Awards. "The winners in this year's competition truly reflect the notion of small agencies executing big ideas. The work entered into this year's Daveys portrays the smart approach to creativity that embodies the capabilities and talents of small firms across the world."

Davey Awards is the largest and most prestigious awards competition exclusively for the "Davids" of creativity. For more information visit: https://www.daveyawards.com/

About Ayantek

Ayantek is a digital strategy and solutions firm focused on delivering value through Social, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud (SMAC) technologies to some of the world’s largest organizations. Our global consultants based in Boston and India are industry experts with decades of experience conceiving, designing, building, and managing interactive programs that drive measurable improvements and deliver competitive advantages for our clients. We help our customers achieve market leadership through a combination of strategic thought leadership, exceptional user experiences, and industry-leading proprietary and open-source technologies.

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Ayantek takes home Silver and Bronze Awards at the 14th Annual Horizon Interactive Awards Competition

BOSTON, MA, USA - April 1, 2016 - The Horizon Interactive Awards, a leading international interactive media awards competition, has announced the 2015 award winners to highlight this year’s “best of the best” in interactive media production.

Ayantek LLC was recognized for their excellence with a Silver award in the Best Mobile Apps – Business Category for the Wheelhouse Underway App and a Bronze Award in the Self-Promotion/Portfolio category for the Monica Cost Website.

“News of the two Horizon award wins were wonderful. The Wheelhouse Underway App offers a unique one-of-a-kind mobile maintenance app that works in completely offline mode when fleets and vessels are out of port.” said Praveen Ramanathan, President and CEO of Ayantek. “And the Monica Cost website represents fully-responsive site offering entrepreneurs and women executives in the black community, motivational and inspiring digital content. Both these wins are a testament to the hard work, innovation, and joint collaborative efforts with our customers. We are thankful to Wheelhouse Technologies and Monica Cost for the opportunity to be of service to them and to help drive their business forward.”

The 14th annual, international competition saw over 1100 entries from 21 countries around world including: Australia, Austria, Brazil, Belgium, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Martinique, Malaysia, New Zealand, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Spain, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.

An international panel of judges, consisting of industry professionals with diverse backgrounds evaluated categories ranging from online advertising to mobile applications. The 2015 winning entries showcase the industry’s best interactive media solutions including web sites, mobile applications, print media, interactive displays, public exhibits, online advertising, video, email and more.

“The 2015 competition raised the bar for immersive, interactive experiences both online and offline,” Said, Mike Sauce- Founder of the Horizon Interactive Awards. “This year’s competition again saw an emphasis on full screen, immersive user experiences coupled with fully responsive frameworks to allow consistency from desktop to tablet to mobile phones. Brands are finding new ways to connect with customers through multi-channel marketing while providing consistent messages. The stand-outs this year found a way to integrate the online interactive world with real-life scenarios and other offline traditional media. This highlights the power of digital communication and reflects that technology is a part of our lives at just about every turn. We continue to showcase digital media projects which strive for the best blend between top-notch creative imagery with clear, concise content, and well though out user experiences.”

The Horizon Interactive Awards holds the competition each year with the winners being announced the following April. For more information visit the Horizon Interactive Awards online: www.horizoninteractiveawards.com.

About Ayantek

Ayantek is a digital strategy and solutions firm focused on delivering value through Social, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud (SMAC) technologies to some of the world’s largest organizations. Our global consultants based in Boston and India are industry experts with decades of experience conceiving, designing, building, and managing interactive programs that drive measurable improvements and deliver competitive advantages for our clients. We help our customers achieve market leadership through a combination of strategic thought leadership, exceptional user experiences, and industry-leading proprietary and open-source technologies.

Ayantek & The Princeton Review’s MCAT 2015 Dashboard & Score Reports Selected As a 2015 MITX Awards Finalist

BOSTON, MA, USA - April 13, 2015 - Ayantek today announced its MCAT 2015 Dashboard and Score Reports for The Princeton Review has been selected as a finalist in the “Best Consumer Tech that Makes Life Easier” category for the 19th Annual MITX Awards. Held annually by the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange, the awards recognize excellence in concepts and creations in marketing and technology produced or developed in New England.

Since 1996 the MITX Awards have grown to become the largest and most prestigious awards competition in the country showcasing the best creative marketing and technological accomplishments emerging from New England. This year over 120 senior leaders from Boston businesses judged entries for the 32 MITX award categories.

“Innovation is thriving in Boston and all around New England, companies are creating products and services that have a positive impact for us personally and professionally,” said MITX President Amy Quigley. “Our 2015 finalists are powering innovative ideas and contributions in marketing, technology and design. We are thrilled to honor their amazing achievements.”

This is a back-to-back nomination for Ayantek’s work for The Princeton Review. The redesign of the MCAT 2015 Dashboard and Score Reports has greatly improved the user experience for medical school applicants and positions The Princeton Review as the undisputed test-preparation and admission experts.

“We are absolutely delighted about The Princeton Review’s MCAT 2015 Dashboard being selected as a finalist for the MITX 2015Award” said Praveen Ramanathan, President and CEO of Ayantek. “It goes to show that innovations in Ed-Tech have a huge impact on a student’s ability to learn. Being at the fore-front of those innovations is vital to making student’s learn, retain, and apply what they have learned."

Ayantek will be recognized in the category of “Best Consumer Tech that Makes Life Easier” at the 19th Annual MITX Awards Ceremony attended by over 1,000 of the region’s top marketing, technology and design professionals. Winners will be announced at the ceremony on May 14th at the Marriott Copley Place. This year’s ceremony will include host, Boston legend and comedic superstar Lenny Clarke, technology demos from finalists, select final round judging, networking, and of course, the presentation of the prestigious MITX Awards.

About Ayantek
Ayantek is a digital strategy and solutions firm focused on delivering value through Social, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud (SMAC) technologies to some of the world’s largest organizations. Our global consultants based in Boston and India are industry experts with decades of experience conceiving, designing, building, and managing interactive programs that drive measurable improvements and deliver competitive advantages for our clients. We help our customers achieve market leadership through a combination of strategic thought leadership, exceptional user experiences, and industry-leading proprietary and open-source technologies.