Crimson Hexagon and MicroTech Partnership Brings In-Depth Social Media Analysis Capabilities to the Government Market
MicroTech Identifies Actionable Insight for Customers, Expands Knowledge Environment with Crimson Hexagon’s Technology
BOSTON – May 7, 2013 – Crimson Hexagon, a leading provider of social media analytics software, announced today a new partnership with MicroTech, a leading services provider and technology integrator. Through the implementation of Crimson Hexagon’s ForSight™ platform, MicroTech will be able to provide clients with social data and knowledge management, influencing policy and other key decisions.
“We are thrilled to work with MicroTech and break into the federal sector,” said Crimson Hexagon President, Curt Bloom. “Through this partnership we will be able to assist MicroTech in delivering analysis that provides actionable insight into how people are engaging on social channels regarding policy within governmental organizations at the federal, state and local levels – a new and exciting space for us.”
In addition to access to the full Twitter Firehose, Crimson Hexagon collects and archives many other global social media content sources. This depth and breadth of content allows Crimson Hexagon’s global customer base to not only analyze a comprehensive set of current social media data, but also compare available data and results going back to 2008, providing powerful consumer insights to aid in strategic business decision making.
“We’re truly impressed with Crimson Hexagon’s incredibly user-friendly technology. This partnership allows us to explore online conversations further, providing insight into the meaning of the data for our customers in the federal sector, offering them the closest thing to tacit knowledge available,” said MicroTech Chief Technology Officer and Senior VP of Data Center Solutions, Dr. Roger Channing. “ForSight’s accuracy and ability to be language agnostic were huge factors when selecting a social data partner, particularly as we establish MicroTech International and expand our customer base.”
Ideal for partnerships with companies who are expanding globally, like MicroTech, the patented analysis algorithm that powers the ForSight platform is language agnostic and can perform social media analysis equally well in any language. Customers can easily leverage Crimson Hexagon’s global content sources and language-independent analysis capabilities without additional complex set up processes.
MicroTech is a certified and verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOB) and National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) certified supplier delivering robust process-driven performance for mission success. MicroTech applies its regimented process, enterprise IT experience, and state-of-the-art engineering solutions to integrate different technologies and create proven results that can respond to your strategic needs. MicroTech is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, EMC Velocity Partner, Cisco Gold Partner, CA Federal Solution Provider Gold Partner, HP Public Sector Federal Specialist Partner, Dell Certified Partner, Symantec Managed Services Partner, VMware Enterprise Partner, Autonomy Value Added Partner, Adobe Solutions Partner, Citrix Silver Solution Advisor, Oracle Silver Partner, and IBM Business Partner. MicroTech is an Inc. 500 Hall of Fame member, a Top 5 Fastest-Growing Hispanic-Owned Business (2009-2012), a 2011 Red Herring Global Top 100 Technology Innovator, a Deloitte 2012 Tech Fast 500 business, and the No. 1 Fastest Growing Private Communications / Networking Company in the Washington DC Metro area. ISO 20000 Information Technology Service Management and ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems certified, CMMI Maturity Level 3 rated, and ITIL management qualified, MicroTech is headquartered just outside the Nation’s Capital in Tysons Corner, Virginia, with key offices throughout the U.S.
About Crimson Hexagon, Inc.
Crimson Hexagon, founded in 2007, is the leading provider of analysis software that delivers business intelligence from social media data for global corporations. Fast Company named Crimson Hexagon one of the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies on the Web. Powered by patented technology developed at Harvard University’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science, the Crimson Hexagon ForSight™ platform delivers the industry’s most comprehensive Big Data analysis capabilities for a variety of large-scale data sources. Clients include leading global organizations such as: Microsoft, Paramount Pictures, Starbucks, Simon & Schuster, Twitter, The United Nations, and many more. For more information go to CrimsonHexagon.com or read the Crimson Hexagon Social Media Monitoring and Analysis blog.