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Typesafe, the World’s Leading Reactive Platform, Adds Nurun to Its Roster of Strategic Partners

Typesafe Nurun used the Typesafe Reactive Platform to increase online conversions by 20% for Walmart Canada.

Nurun Toronto is now part of Razorfish Global.

Toronto—9 September 2014

Nurun, a global design and technology consultancy, and Typesafe, the San Francisco-based provider of the world's leading Reactive Platform and the company behind the Play Framework, Akka and Scala, are pleased to announce a strategic partnership.

Selected as a Typesafe Certified Consulting Partner, Nurun is now recognized as a certified partner that provides implementation services on the Typesafe platform. Typesafe will play a pivotal role in the solutions that Nurun’s Toronto office architects for its roster of global clients.

Typesafe’s Reactive Platform addresses the specific requirements of scaling modern applications across distributed architectures, and the need for the following characteristics:

  • A more flexible and iterative development environment for back-end systems

  • Less reliance on expensive hardware and software

  • Improved scalability and performance

  • Easy integration into existing infrastructure and minimal downtime.


Nurun has already successfully leveraged Typesafe technology for the redesign of Walmart Canada’s website. After rebuilding its web application and mobile stack with Scala, Akka and Play, Walmart.ca experienced faster development and improved scalability. With the Typesafe Reactive Platform, conversions also increased by 20%.

“Incorporating Typesafe into our custom e-commerce platform builds allows us to deliver cost-effective solutions that can scale as a company grows,” said Bob Seehra, VP, Technology, at Nurun’s Toronto office.

“At Typesafe, we’re committed to helping developers build modern, Reactive applications - this is not a solo effort and requires the participation and support of a strong partnership network,” said Dave Martin, VP of Worldwide Sales at Typesafe. “As we continue to expand Typesafe technologies throughout North America, the support of a reputable global design and technology consultancy firm such as Nurun is critical to our success. Nurun’s experience delivering Reactive software to some of the most recognizable and cutting edge brands demonstrates the type of strategic vision and skill set that we look for in a partner. We’re thrilled to formalize our relationship and look forward to collaborating on more exciting projects down the road.”


About Typesafe
Typesafe (Twitter: @Typesafe) is dedicated to helping developers build Reactive applications on the JVM. With the Typesafe Reactive Platform, you can create modern, event-driven applications that scale on multicore and cloud computing architectures. Typesafe Activator, a browser-based tool with reusable templates, makes it easy to get started with Play Framework, Akka and Scala. Backed by Greylock Partners, Shasta Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures and Juniper Networks, Typesafe is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Switzerland and Sweden. To start building Reactive applications today, download Typesafe Activator!

About Nurun
Nurun is a global design and technology consultancy that works with some of the world’s most innovative companies. We create products and services for the connected world through a combination of human insight, new technology and smart thinking. Clients include Adidas, BBVA, Bouygues Telecom, Coca-Cola, Electronic Arts, General Electric, Google, The Home Depot, Tesla Motors, Sony, and Walmart.

Headquartered in Montréal and with 11 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia, Nurun has multidisciplinary teams of more than 1,100 anthropologists, designers, strategists, and software engineers. For more information or to find our latest insights, visit www.nurun.com.

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