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The data center, established in Toronto, Ontario, will offer data residency for the Canadian market

CHICAGO, IL, January 22, 2017 – Ex Libris®, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce the opening of a new data center in Toronto, Ontario as part of its ongoing focus on the Canadian market. The data center will provide best-in-class cloud-based library services that support data residency for Ex Libris customers across Canada.

The new center in Toronto will allow Ex Libris customers in all Canadian provinces to comply with Canadian data privacy laws. The ultra-modern facilities comply with international standards such as ISO 27001 and SSAE16, as well as Canadian provincial regulations regarding personally identifiable information (PII).

Eric Hines, president of Ex Libris North America, commented, “The decision to establish a data center in Toronto is a major component of our ongoing strategy of investing in the Canadian market as the adoption of Alma and Primo in Canada continues to grow. With the new data center, our Canadian customers can provide their patrons with exceptional and cloud-based library, resource list, and mobile campus services that meet both provincial regulations and the highest international standards.”

About Ex Libris

Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is a leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for higher education. Offering SaaS solutions for the management and discovery of the full spectrum of library and scholarly materials, as well as mobile campus solutions driving student engagement and success, Ex Libris serves thousands of customers in 90 countries. For more information about Ex Libris, see our website, and join us on Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

About ProQuest (http://www.proquest.com)

ProQuest connects people with vetted, reliable information. Key to serious research, the company’s products are a gateway to the world’s knowledge including dissertations, governmental and cultural archives, news, historical collections and ebooks. ProQuest technologies serve users across the critical points in research, helping them discover, access, share, create and manage information.

The company’s cloud-based technologies offer flexible solutions for librarians, students and researchers through the ProQuest®, Bowker®, Coutts® information services, Dialog®, ebrary®, EBL™, and SIPX® businesses – and notable research tools such as the Summon® discovery service, the RefWorks® citation and reference management platform, MyiLibrary® ebook platform, the Pivot® research development tool and Intota™. The company is headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with offices around the world.

22 January 2017


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