Holbrook, NY (May 03, 2012)
-- Hedgehog Development, a leading custom application development company today announced that for the second consecutive year, it has been named as a winner of the coveted annual Long Island Software Awards (LISA). The LISA Awards are sponsored by the Long Island Software and Technology Network (LISTnet), which is headquartered in Melville, NY. The 16th annual awards ceremony and dinner was held on May 2, 2012 at the Garden City Hotel in Garden City, NY. Also honored at the 2012 event were two major Long Island technology contributors, Yogesh Gupta, former President of Fatwire Corporation, and Leo Guthart, Managing Partner of TopSpin Partners.
The purpose of the LISA Awards is to recognize excellence in a wide range of software products and showcase the strength and diversity of Long Island's software industry. The panel of judges selecting the 2012 winners consisted of several Long Island luminaries in the technology field.
Hedgehog’s winning entry was for its Social Media Campaign Manager (SMCM) product. SMCM is a Sitecore module that enables marketers to instantly post Sitecore content to Twitter and Facebook with the click of a button. It then provides the marketer with the ability to gain an unprecedented depth of understanding of the campaign’s effectiveness by tracking, measuring, and managing each social media campaign and its related site traffic all in one place using Sitecore Analytics. In 2011, Hedgehog won a LISA Award for its Team Development for Sitecore product.
"The team at Hedgehog has the uncanny ability to take their clients’ “imagine if we could…” ideas and bring them to life in ways that save these businesses time and money,” stated Peter Goldsmith, president of LISTnet. “Their approach to creative problem solving continues to be an inspiration to the entire Long Island technology community.”
"We are both honored and humbled to be recognized a second year in a row by such an extraordinary group of colleagues within the Long Island technology community,” stated Dan Galvez, co-founder of Hedegehog Development.
About Hedgehog Development
Hedgehog Development is a recognized leader in Sitecore Web Content Management implementations, custom application development and integration services. The company is headquartered in Holbrook, Long Island, NY and serves clients around the world. Hedgehog’s specialties include .NET development and Visual Studio Team System, SQL Server, Cloud Services Development, and SharePoint 2007 development and implementations. A field-managed Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, and three-time recipient of the Customer Satisfaction Prize, Hedgehog was also recognized as a Partner of the Year in Microsoft’s New York/New Jersey Area Partner Awards Program for Application Development. Hedgehog is also part of Microsoft’s Inner Circle program for Visual Studio Team System These hard-earned distinctions represent a host of exclusive benefits for Hedgehog clients ranging from access to early adopter software to priority customer support services.
In 2012, Hedgehog Development’s client Equinox was awarded the Best Sitecore Leisure/Healthclub Site of the Year In 2010, another Hedgehog client, The Knot, was awarded the North American Sitecore Site of the Year, and the North American Sitecore Media Site of the Year. Additionally, Hedgehog’s celebrated Team Development for Sitecore product earned Hedgehog the coveted position of Technology Partner in the Sitecore Partner, making it one of only three worldwide partners that are both Sitecore Implementation and Sitecore technology partners.
Learn more about Hedgehog Development at www.hhogdev.com
The objective of LISTnet is to promote Long Island as one of the national centers of excellence for Software and Technology solutions. This is achieved by facilitating collaborations between companies, establishing forums and events for the exchange of information, improving the quantity of the labor force and partnering with companies that provide the high technology centers necessary for the growth of Long Island software and technology companies. Our goal is increased business for every LISTnet partner.
For more information, visit www.listnet.org