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Limerick Tech Firm Action Point Listed in Deloitte’s Fast 50

Raymond Claassen, Ger O’Mahony, David Jeffreys, James Gunning, Emily Ross, Matthew Duane Rice and Vincent Hely celebrate Limerick Tech firm Action Point addition to the Fast 50 list at the Deloitte awards in Dublin last weekend. Picture Jason Clarke.

Limerick Tech Firm Action Point Listed in Deloitte’s Fast 50

Limerick Tech Firm Action Point has been recognized by Deloitte as one of the fastest growing technology firms in Ireland for the 4th year in a row. The Deloitte Fast 50 awards took place on Friday at the Clayton Hotel in Dublin and recognize indigenous technology companies that have demonstrated exceptional growth in turnover in the last four years. Cumulatively, the 2017 Fast 50 winners generated approximately €858 million in total annual revenue in 2016. Action Point was also recently awarded the title of Deloitte’s Best Managed Company, 2017.  

Speaking of the Fast 50 awards, Action Point’s CEO David Jeffreys said; “Our success is driven by long-standing partnerships with progressive organizations that recognize our commitment to quality and innovation. We also have an exceptional team of professionals at Action Point who demonstrate their commitment to quality and service day in day out; this award is a testament to their work. This has driven continued growth for Action Point and annualized revenues of €12 million.” 

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Action Point CTO John Savage demonstrates HoloLens, Microsoft’s augmented reality glasses to clients at Action Point’s Tech HQ at the National Technology Park, Limerick, where they employ close to 100 people.

In April of this year, Limerick Tech Firm Action Point delivered one of the first online passport renewal systems in the world, for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Tourism. Minister for Justice and Equality Charlie Flanagan said this project was “one of the most significant innovations in customer service that this Department has delivered over the past fifteen years.”  

Action Point has been developing its business in the US and earlier this year partnered with Microsoft and Dell to develop a cutting-edge IoT product that helps manufacturing companies actualise data from the factory floor. A pilot program with selected companies rolls out in the new year. Action Point is also developing smart business solutions with HoloLens, Microsoft’s augmented reality headset, also within the manufacturing sector. 

 Earlier this year Action Point was voted Dell EMC Country Partner of the year 2016, a repeat of the accolade they received in 2014. They were also awarded Microsoft’s SMB Partner of the Year for Ireland (2017).  

 Action Point was founded in 2005 by UL graduates David Jeffreys and John Savage and provides custom software solutions and managed IT services to clients at home and abroad. It employs close to 100 people across offices in Limerick, Dublin, Cork, Galway, London and Los Angeles. Action Point specialises in managed IT services, custom software development and IoT. It has clients across multiple sectors, including finance, insurance, legal, government and semi-state, aviation and manufacturing. Key clients include; Chill, Voxpro, Cook Medical, Coillte and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.  

For more information or for interviews, please contact Peter Hunt, [email protected] or call +353 86 0306 568  

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