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One North Interactive named Sitecore Platinum Implementation Partner

by Jen Frost August 31, 2016

Agency’s elevated status showcases technology expertise for professional services


CHICAGO, IL (August 31, 2016) One North Interactive, a digital marketing and technology agency for B2B organizations, announces it has been named a Sitecore Platinum Implementation Partner, joining the ranks of Sitecore’s highest partnership tier. Since 2012, One North has developed 60 customized Sitecore websites for professional services firms, and earned 30 Sitecore certifications.

“We’re honored to be named a Platinum Implementation Partner. Sitecore has helped One North continue to blend technology with creativity and create truly compelling customer experiences for our clients,” said One North CEO John Simpson. “We are invested in helping our clients leverage the full range of Sitecore functionality to help them target, communicate and cultivate relationships with key audiences.”

One North employees are active thought leaders in the Sitecore developer community. Mike Skutta, Architect, was awarded the 2016 Sitecore Technology MVP Award and is an official Sitecore blogger and webinar speaker. Senior experts Rick Tham, Ethel Crosby, Pete Amundson, Ryan Horner, Kalev Peekna and Zach Peer regularly share their insights as part of One North’s blog and webinar series and at Sitecore-related events.

“This designation as Platinum Implementation Partner demonstrates One North’s deep experience and understanding of the Sitecore offering,” said Darren Guarnaccia, EVP, Customer Experience, Sitecore. “It illustrates how One North can execute on Sitecore’s vision for context marketing and deliver these projects at scale.”

In addition to implementation expertise, One North is a Sitecore Hosting Partner and leader in managed hosting of Sitecore sites in Microsoft Azure. With options for cold, warm and hot disaster recovery in multiple geographic locations, One North’s hosting solutions are designed for resiliency. One North enables quick response and quality client service with a 24/7 team to proactively monitor and support over 60 production Sitecore instances. In order to provide enterprise-level operations and security, One North created a Sitecore-managed hosting environment, providing customized Web application firewalls, network layer intrusion detection, two-factor authentication access controls, centralized log management and robust backup and restore.

Sitecore is the global leader in experience management software. The Sitecore® Experience Platform™ manages content, supplies contextual intelligence and automates communications, at scale. It empowers marketers to deliver content in context of how customers have engaged with their brand, across every channel, in real time. This context marketing is the only way to manage meaningful customer experiences that delight audiences, build loyalty and drive revenue.

About One North
One North is a digital agency dedicated to delivering compelling customer experiences for professional services organizations. One North has partnered with hundreds of businesses to produce digital solutions aimed at strengthening their most valuable asset: their relationships. From brand planning, digital strategy and creative services, to front and back-end development and technology support, One North’s team of 90+ innovative minds work collaboratively to create digital experiences that intelligently connect business strategy and marketing activities. For more information, visit

Jen Frost
Managing Director, Marketing

Jen Frost is Managing Director of Marketing at One North. She works closely with the Digital Strategy, Experience Design and Technology teams to develop and enhance One North client communication and exterior messaging strategy. In addition, she provides general marketing direction for One North and promotes internal culture.

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