Irish software firm Storm gets €500,000 contract from Actavo to bolster IT

1 Dec 2015

From l-r: Sean Corkery, CEO Actavo and Derek Finnerty, COO, Storm Technology. Image via Dave Meehan

Actavo, a major international strategic operations partner in the British Isles and the Caribbean, has entered a contract worth over €500,000 with Dublin and Galway-based software company Storm Technology.

Storm is aiming to benefit from Actavo’s recent €3m IT upgrade at a time that has seen significant evolution and expansion in the firm.

Actavo, which was until recently referred to as Siteserv prior to its re-branding, says it wants to futureproof its systems to allow for scalability in support of trying to achieve its growth targets.

The project with Storm is expected to include the implementation of MS Dynamics CRM for sales and pipeline management; MS Dynamics SharePoint to support collaboration and document sharing, as well as support and counsel.

Sean Corkery, chairman and CEO of Actavo, said of the deal: “Our IT infrastructure across the company has been undergoing a major transformation, and Storm Technology is playing an integral role in that process.

“Levels of productivity across our business have increased significantly with the introduction of new technological solutions.

“We now have an IT-enabled environment for sustainable business growth that matches our determination to be the preferred strategic operations service partner for the world’s leading companies.”

Meanwhile, COO of Storm Derek Finnerty, said: “Working with Actavo has been an exciting project for Storm. Our mission has been to enhance the company’s global IT infrastructure to ensure smooth day-to-day functionality and communication with internal and external stakeholders.

“This has already had a measurably positive impact within the organisation, and is providing the capacity and confidence for Actavo to continue its upward trajectory in business growth.”

Colm Gorey was a senior journalist with Silicon Republic