27 October 2016 News Releases

Ex Libris Is First Global Library Vendor to Establish Data Center in China

Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce the opening of a data center in Beijing, China.

BEIJING, CHINA, October 27, 2016 – Ex Libris®, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce the opening of an Ex Libris data center in Beijing, the fifth such center established by Ex Libris worldwide. The decision to set up a Chinese data center results from the rapid growth in the number of Ex Libris customers and prospective customers in the Asia Pacific region.

With over 16 years of experience in delivering products and services to China, Ex Libris understands that the high-growth, fast-moving economy of the country requires its libraries to adapt quickly and scale efficiently. The new data center will meet the demands of the Chinese market with cloud services that deliver value, efficiency, and world-class enterprise quality.

The Beijing data center contributes to the Ex Libris holistic approach to the Chinese market, complementing the company’s full support for the Chinese language.

“The new data center in China signals our strong commitment to helping libraries in the region fully embrace cloud solutions, advance their library services, and become leaders in their industry,” said Ziv BenZvi, Ex Libris vice president for Asia Pacific. “This is great news for our customers throughout China, who are eager to provide their patrons with best-of-breed library cloud services and take advantage of the unlimited possibilities that cloud library solutions offer.”

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.