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New certification demonstrates the company’s commitment to business continuity and service availability

JERUSALEM, Israel, October 3, 2017 – Ex Libris® Group, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that the company is the first in the library industry to achieve ISO 22301:2012 certification. ISO 22301:2012 is the first international standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) that focuses exclusively on business continuity management (BCM). This Ex Libris certification joins two others awarded to the company—ISO 27001:2013, certification for information security management systems; and ISO/IEC 27018:2014, certification for the protection of personally identifiable information in the cloud computing environment.

ISO 22301 is a comprehensive standard that represents the highest level of commitment to business continuity and disaster preparedness. By achieving ISO 22301 certification, Ex Libris continues to demonstrate its focus on high availability and business continuity, as well as the company’s commitment to providing customers with a reliable, highly secure SaaS environment. Ex Libris continues to support ever-higher industry standards, enabling customers to enjoy the most up-to-date technology and safeguards in the industry.

Yair Amsterdam, COO of Ex Libris, noted, “The Ex Libris ISO 22301 certification is a significant milestone for our operations and data centers worldwide. Ex Libris remains a pioneer in cloud-based SaaS solutions, meeting the latest global security, continuity, and privacy standards. This certification serves as a commitment to our customers that we take business continuity seriously, and demonstrates that our rigorous processes and procedures for business continuity are central to our mission of serving our customers and community.”

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 is committed to supporting the important work happening in the world’s research and learning communities. The company curates content that matters to the advancement of knowledge, assembling an archive of billions of vetted, indexed documents. It simplifies workflows so that people and institutions use time effectively. And because ProQuest connects information communities, complex networks of systems and processes work together efficiently. With ProQuest, finding answers and deriving insights is straightforward and leads to extraordinary outcomes.

ProQuest and its companies and affiliates – Ex Libris, Alexander Street, Bowker – stand for better research, better learning, better insights. ProQuest enables people to change their world.

03 October 2017


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