Innovative Acquires Polaris Library Systems

http://www.iii.com/polaris

Announcement Summary

On March 31, 2014 Innovative acquired Polaris Library Systems, bringing together two of the leading providers of library services platforms to the public library community. The newly combined company will provide Polaris customers with a long term partner in Innovative, which is a global leader in library technology and has been actively investing in people and infrastructure to better serve customers worldwide.

Both companies have always been known for their focus on service and support and the opportunity to learn from each other and combine best practices will ultimately enhance Innovative’s support and offerings to customers worldwide.

Customers will benefit long-term from the pooling of knowledge and expertise of the combined product management and development groups that will bring world-class public library expertise under one roof.

Innovative, led by CEO Kim Massana, now supports an installed base of over 1,000 public library systems establishing it as a leader the public library community. Innovative employs approximately 450 staff located around the world with major offices in Emeryville, CA; Syracuse, NY; Dublin, Ireland; Barcelona, Spain; and Noida, India.
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