Langholm software company is honoured for innovation

A LANGHOLM software company has received a massive boost by being shortlisted as a finalist at the annual UK Digital Entrepreneur Awards (DEAs) held earlier this month in Manchester.

Eskdale Solutions earned its place in the software innovation category with its attractIT product, designed to increase website visitor numbers. The package, developed completely in-house, was officially launched last month and is being marketed globally.

The DEAs celebrate the best from a rapidly growing industry, and are dedicated to the recognition of online business excellence.

Eskdales’s business development manager Donna Wilkinson said: “The nomination was a tribute to the whole team and an acknowledgement of our success in delivering solutions which allow business people direct access to the full potential of the internet. It is very exciting“

Eskdale Solutions, (, was founded in 1999 and specialises in bespoke web design, Ecommerce, secure web hosting, graphic design and software development.

From hundreds of hopefuls, the firm was on a shortlist of six for the DEAs.

The winners were Musabi for a mobile phone application which allows users to buy rail tickets.