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Digital Marketing Agency Equator Selects Deltek Maconomy to Support Its Growth

The fast growing agency will utilise Deltek Maconomy to unify its core business processes and manage resources, planning, budgets and financials in one system

London, United Kingdom – 3 May 2013 – Deltek, Inc., the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms and government contractors, today announced that Equator, a fast growing Digital Marketing Agency has chosen the fully integrated ERP solution Deltek Maconomy to unify its core business processes and manage resources, planning, budgets and financials in one system.

Equator, which is headquartered in Glasgow, UK, with additional offices in New York City and Kiev, is ranked in the top 20 of New Media Age’s top interactive agencies, the foremost industry gauge in the UK. As a full service Digital Agency, Equator delivers a range of services, from PPC and website design to emerging media expertise, to their UK and international clients.

With an expanding global portfolio, Equator needed a business system that could deliver efficiencies by connecting business processes and managing the entire project lifecycle. Deltek Maconomy was selected for its deep finance and project management capabilities, developed specifically for marketing agencies and other professional services organisations. Deltek Maconomy will provide Equator with greater visibility into client and project performance, and will help accelerate its invoicing and billing processes and drive greater accuracy into staff utilisation and project tracking against budget.

“Deltek Maconomy will allow us to truly position ourselves as a global agency with the processes and efficiencies to maximise our project performance and profitability. Selecting a system which can scale with our business, is fully configured to our working model, and provides the international finance capabilities we require were all key decision factors in planning for the future growth of our business. With its experience working with the world’s leading marketing networks and independent agencies, Deltek demonstrated it truly understands our business and what we are trying to achieve, and the Maconomy solution is built on this understanding,” said John McLeish, managing director of Equator.

“We are excited to be partnering with Equator to help the company realise its international growth potential,” said Neil Davidson, Managing Director, Deltek UK. “Deltek Maconomy’s single data repository, project tracking, resource forecasting, and reporting functionality will enable Equator to increase visibility across its projects and clients for better decision making. Deltek Maconomy will allow Equator to ensure focus on growth based on exceptional client delivery, without increasing back office costs.”

About Equator

Equator is one of the UK’s largest full service digital marketing agencies working with a number of global brands including Disney, AXA Insurance, Micron and Wyndham. The agency, which specialises in web design and development, SEO, PPC, social media, affiliate and display marketing, recently launched its first international office in NYC and is about to open a development base in the Ukraine.

About Deltek

Deltek is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms and government contractors. For decades, we have delivered actionable insight that empowers our customers to unlock their business potential. 16,000 organisations and more than 2 million users in over 80 countries around the world rely on Deltek to research and identify opportunities, win new business, optimise resources, streamline operations, and deliver more profitable projects. Deltek – Know more. Do more.® www.deltek.co.uk

For more information
Neil Davidson, Managing Director, Deltek UK
Mobile: +44 (0)20 7518 5010
Email: Neildavidson@deltek.com

Katrine Hertz Østergaard, Director, Corp. Mktg. Communications, Deltek, Inc.
Mobile: +4535277900
Email: katrinehertzostergaard@deltek.com