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The eve of a new year is time for both personal reflection and logical transition.  What new and exciting challenges will 2017 entail?  Where will WE be on the eve of 2018?  From everyone at NEARiX, THANK YOU for continuing to sail with us against the wind; charting waters unknown within the technological, educational and[…]

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Evolution of technological disruption is most readily visible across front page headlines and press events of global scale. Behind the scenes, however, the very foundation of disruption is being rewritten. No longer are companies limited by historical precedent of institutional filtering; instead now turning to algorithmic analysis for talent acquisition. Programs such as HackerRank, a[…]

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Palpable excitement coupled with methodical purpose describes best the atmosphere of HackFest STT! Following only one week in the wake of St. Croix’s event, the St. Thomian hackathon saw an impressive increase of participants; soaring from eleven students to eleven teams. Included in this year’s roster were also many repeat-hackers, with several having served through[…]

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HackFest 2016 is underway! Following an evening of orientation and creative brainstorming, participants on St. Croix wasted no time in tackling the many challenges surrounding Health and Wellness across both the university and territorial stage. Hundreds of ideas were methodically formalized into teams and after six hours of conceptual authoring and wireframing resulted in presentations[…]

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Tangible excitement best describes the mood here at NEARiX in anticipation of Hackfest 2016. Now in their 3rd annual year, the multi-island events (taking place on both St. Croix and St. Thomas UVI campuses) have become synonymous throughout the territory with education, creativity and foresight. Open to all university students, the 2016 events (beginning September 9th[…]

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The U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority recognized NEARiX on their 2015 Business of The Year award from the St. Croix Chamber of Commerce. Today Founder & CEO Leon Hughes was featured in the Usvieda daily periodical and www.usvieda.org. NEARiX is honored to be recognized for this accomplishment and would like to thank all business[…]

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Just like in Disney’s The Little Mermaid, there are so many things under the sea that we are generally unaware of. We might not need a dinglehopper1 to brush our hair, but we heavily rely on the network of submarine cables responsible for a large portion of data communications. Underwater cables, referred to as submarine[…]

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The topic of St. Croix’s data network is often shrouded in confusion. What questions should be asked of its guardians? What expectations of its future should be had? Such were the questions posed to NEARiX when invited by the St. Croix Chamber of Commerce to assist in the authoring of the “Ask Them Yourself” ISP[…]

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In March, the St. Croix Chamber of Commerce selected NEARiX as the 2015 Business of the Year! NEARiX was honored to be recognized for our contribution in the community of St. Croix and in the Virgin Islands. It is exciting to see the business grow as our presence expands for outsourcing and software solutions. Our[…]

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The relationship between a company and its professional and social landscape is often a mercurial one.  NEARiX, founded in June 2013, has proved the exception; maintaining constant forward momentum in both professional growth and community relationships over the past three years.  From early EDA membership to Hackathons and prestigious event invitations, the first stages of[…]

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