Disruptive Innovation: 20 Tech Leaders Driving New Hampshire's Technology Scene.

With deep roots in in the SaaS, cloud computing and managed IT services markets, our TECHmarc Labs leadership has helped to drive corporate positioning, marketing strategy and growth for technology companies across New England.  

What we’re most excited about is the technology expansion going on right in our own backyard.  

Disruptive technology isn't just driving growth in Boston’s Innovation District or in the heart of Cambridge’s Kendall Square but in New Hampshire as well. Southern New Hampshire is quickly becoming New England’s second technology hub.  

Just as we at TECHmarc Labs are proud to call New Hampshire home, we want to recognize other companies who have chosen to make New Hampshire their home.  Here is a sampling of 20 technology start-ups and established tech leaders who are helping to drive New Hampshire’s economic growth and technology innovation.

(Since this article was originally published, we have added more outstanding New Hampshire technology companies. If your company is an MSP, CSP, VAR, SI, data center provider, technology vendor or other IT provider, and you would like us to add your company to our list, just let us know.)

1.  110 Technology, LLC

110 Technology, LLC is a value-added reseller of technology products. The company helps commercial and government clients acquire, deploy and manage their information technology needs by offering IT services combined with strategic relationships with industry leading OEMs including, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Dell, Apple, Microsoft, Citrix, Cisco, American Power Conversion (APC), SONY, Panasonic, Philips, Xerox, Toshiba, NEC-Mitsubishi, Infocus, palmOne, Intel, Viewsonic, WYSE, and many more. 

Industry: Information Technology Products and Services
Senior Executive: Jen Dufresne, Owner/Managing Partner
Location: Nashua, New Hampshire

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2.  Acuity Cloud Solutions

Acuity Cloud Solutions is an HR consulting partner and Oracle Gold Partner, specializing in HCM cloud-based application services with a focus on Taleo, Fusion and E-Business Suite. Acuity provides a full spectrum of HR services from benefits to employee relations to recruiting. 

Industry: Information Technology Products and Services
Senior Executive: Heidi Hurt, Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Location: Keene, New Hampshire

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3.  AkkenCloud

AkkenCloud is an enterprise, cloud-based platform available for staffing and recruiting agencies, built to streamline front office, inter-office, and back office workflow. Currently managing over 14.8 million candidates and 33,000 users within one platform. 

Industry: Computer Software
Senior Executive: Giridhar Akkineni, CEO and Chief Architect
Location: Nashua, New Hampshire

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4.  AlignMeeting

AlignMeeting helps B2B companies improve their customer-facing remote meetings. Their product is an interactive online meeting platform that engages customers, fosters productive meetings and decisive outcomes, and automatically updates the CRM system with meeting notes and details.

Industry:  SaaS
Senior Executive:  Ric Pratte, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Steven Carbone, Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Location:  Manchester, New Hampshire

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5.  Applied Math Modeling 

The company's product, CoolSim, is a software simulation tool focused specifically on predicting the cooling performance and efficiency in data centers. 

Industry:  SaaS
Senior Executive:  Paul Bemis, President, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Concord, New Hampshire

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6.  Bottomline Technologies 

Bottomline Technologies powers mission critical business transactions by providing a set of cloud-based digital banking, fraud prevention, payment, financial document, insurance and healthcare solutions.

Industry:   Computer Software
Senior Executive:  Robert A. Eberle, President, Chief Executive Officer
Location:   Portsmouth, New Hampshire

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7.  Contact Telecom, LLC 

Contact Telecom is about data processing automation, removing manual ad-hoc business systems, be it telecom data repository, cost assurance, margin assurance, customer experience analytics.

Industry:  Telecommunications
Senior Executive:  James Buttafuoco, Managing Partner, President
Location:  Manchester, New Hampshire

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8.  The Echo Group

The Echo Group develops and implements enterprise-grade software designed exclusively for behavioral health organizations across the United States. Echo’s suite of tools includes visual electronic health records, government reporting and compliance, clinical and financial decision support, and medical/government billing functions. The company's software for managed care organizations is deployable as self-hosted or Software as a Service (SaaS).

Industry:  Computer Software
Senior Executive:  Matthew Caggiano, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Conway, New Hampshire

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9.  Gambit Communications, Inc. 

Gambit Communications is a provider of tools for simulating servers, networking and storage devices.  Companies and networking vendors use the company’s MIMIC® Simulator Suite for testing, development, operator training and disaster simulations.

Industry:  Computer Networking
Senior Executive:  Pankaj Shah, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Nashua, New Hampshire

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10.  Mainstay Technologies 

Mainstay Technologies is a managed service provider that provides high-touch, enterprise-level IT and Information Security services to organizations of all sizes across New Hampshire and Northern Massachusetts.

Industry:  Information Technology and Services
Senior Executive:  Ryan Barton, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Belmont, New Hampshire


11.  New England IT Partners, LLC 

New England IT Partners specializes in supplementing the in-house IT departments of larger companies by providing pro-active network monitoring and IT consulting/Implementation.  The company supports complete networks including PCs, servers, routers, firewalls and internet connectivity. 

Industry:  Information Technology and Services
Senior Executive:  John Kuhn, Founder, President and CEO
Location:  Bedford, New Hampshire

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12.  Newforma 

Newforma is the building and infrastructure industry's leading software company dedicated to improving project delivery. Newforma pioneered the the Project Information Management (PIM) software category.

Industry:  Computer Software
Senior Executive:  Brock Philp, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Manchester, New Hampshire

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13.  OIKOS Software, Inc. 

OIKOS Software provides cloud-based financial applications for planning, reporting and analytics.

Industry:  Computer Software
Senior Executive:  Janice Leahy-Daniels, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Manchester, New Hampshire

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14.  Oracle Dyn

The Oracle Dyn Global Business Unit provides managed DNS and cloud-based infrastructure solutions that connect users with digital content and experiences across a global internet.

Industry:  Internet
Senior Executive:  Kyle York, General Manager/Vice President, Product Strategy and Scott Hilton, General Manager/Vice President, Product Development
Location:  Manchester, New Hampshire

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15.  Paradigm Computer Consulting, Inc. 

Paradigm Computer Consulting has been acquired by Onepath.

Paradigm Computer Consulting is a full service IT management company providing network management, server administration and managed IT support to small businesses.

Industry:  Computer Networking
Senior Executive:  Shawn Walsh, President
Location:  Bedford, New Hampshire

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16.  Plexxi

Plexxi has been acquired by Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

Plexxi is the Hyperconverged Network (HCN) for the software-defined data center. Providing the missing piece of intelligent data center networking, Plexxi's intent-based solution increases agility for enterprises, government agencies and cloud service providers, while reducing costs and complexity. Unlike legacy data center networking, Plexxi HCN understands data centers' diverse workloads and uses patented, event-based workflow automation software to meet applications' connectivity, performance and security needs.

Industry:  Computer Networking
Senior Executive:  Richard Napolitano, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Nashua, New Hampshire

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17.  Red River

Red River brings together a combination of talent, partners and products to disrupt the status quo in technology and drive success for business and government in ways previously unattainable. Red River serves organizations well beyond traditional technology integration, bringing more than 20 years of experience and mission-critical expertise in security, networking, analytics, collaboration, mobility and cloud solutions.

Industry:  Information Technology and Services
Senior Executive:  Jeff Sessions, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Claremont, New Hampshire

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18.  Retrieve

Retrieve is a two-way business communication platform that allows users to acquire the knowledge, skills, and behaviors they need anywhere, anytime, and on any device.

Industry:  Computer Software
Senior Executive:  Dave Arnold, Founder & CEO
Location:  Manchester, New Hampshire

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19.  Right Networks

Right Networks is a provider of SaaS services, delivering cloud connected QuickBooks Desktops to CPA firms, Accounting Professionals, and small businesses who are looking to streamline their workflows and processes. The company's HyperRight™ technology, along with Microsoft solutions, enable them to deliver an enterprise-class cloud platform to SMBs.

Industry:  Information Technology and Services
Senior Executive:  John Farrer, Founder/Chairman and Joel Hughes, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Hudson, New Hampshire

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20.  Scribe Software 

Scribe is now part of TIBCO Software.

Scribe Software brings customer data wherever it is needed with its integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS), enabling enterprise-class data integration for independent software vendors (ISVs), system integrators (SIs) and customers. 

Industry:  Computer Software
Senior Executive:  Shawn McGowan, President, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Manchester, New Hampshire

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21.  Sequoya Technologies Group, LLC 

Sequoya Technologies Group provides IT services for small businesses, municipalities, and nonprofits including technology planning, installation, support, maintenance, help desk and software development. 

Industry:  Information Technology and Services
Senior Executive:  Tom Strickland, President, Co-Owner and Debra Strickland, Ph.D., Finance, HR Director, Co-Owner
Location:  Peterborough, New Hampshire

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22.  Single Digits, Inc. 

Single Digits provides high speed internet access management and support solutions, guest management software and technical support services to property owners in hospitality, malls, transportation, small box retail, mixed use and Class A office space.

Industry:  Internet
Senior Executive:  Stephen A. Singlar, Founder, President and Robert Goldstein, Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Bedford, New Hampshire

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23.  Skillsoft 

Skillsoft provides cloud-based learning solutions for customers including enterprises, government, education and small and mid-sized businesses.

Industry:  E-Learning
Senior Executive:  Chad Gaydos, Chief Operating Officer
Location:  Nashua, New Hampshire

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24. Technology Seed

Technology Seed is a Managed Service Provider (MSP) that offers managed IT services for New England businesses. Services include IT support, cloud migration, security, remote server back-up, and IT cost reduction.

Industry:  Information Technology and Services
Senior Executive:  Kurt Simione and Erin Simione, Co-Owners
Location:  Salem, New Hampshire

Winner of New Hampshire Business Review's Best of Business Award 2018 for Best Managed IT Services.

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25.  White Mountain IT Services

White Mountain is an IT service provider specializing in outsourced computer support, IT consulting, network support, and virtual CIO services to businesses throughout New England.

Industry: Information Technology and Services
Senior Executive: Steve Wilson, Owner
Location: Nashua, New Hampshire

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We’re proud to recognize these companies as part of New Hampshire’s technology revolution. Are you a technology innovator? We’d love to expand our list by adding your company. Tell us a bit about yourself and we’ll add you to our list.


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