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November 4, 2017

(Odilo) In keeping with Odilo's tradition of continuous development and adaptation to technology trends and industry standards, we have achieved ISO certifications for our services and solutions to ensure best in class security, quality, and reliability. The result is an ISO certified environment for our digital content management solutions for libraries, archives and cloud digital preservation.

October 3, 2017

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced 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 that focuses exclusively on business continuity management. 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.

March 31, 2017

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces announced it has achieved the International Organization for Standardization certification for information security management systems. ISO 27001 is the best known certification for ISMS standards and is internationally recognized as a top tier certification. The scope of Innovative’s certification covers the ISMS supporting the hosted and cloud infrastructure managed by Innovative’s Cloud Operations team. For Innovative, that means the company’s information security practices and hosted services have been certified.

November 17, 2016

(SirsiDynix) SirsiDynix announced that more than 2,000 customers have chosen SaaS to host their data and SirsiDynix software. SirsiDynix SaaS is a service that relieves libraries from the task of maintaining a local server while providing flexible and dependable service along with rigorous security measures. Local IT departments and the global library community in general are increasingly mandating secure and reliable hosting.

May 11, 2016

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the company has achieved certification for ISO/IEC 27018:2014, an international standard recently published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) that provides a code of practice for the protection of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) in cloud computing services. The ISO/IEC 27018 standard establishes commonly accepted control objectives, controls, and guidelines to ensure that PII data is adequately protected when processed by a cloud service provider, providing a common compliance framework for cloud service providers operating in multinational markets. This certification provides Ex Libris customers with confidence that Ex Libris protects personally identifiable information in the cloud to the very highest standards.

June 10, 2015

(SirsiDynix) SirsiDynix’s SaaS solution was certified for compliance with the ISO 27001 security standard. SirsiDynix is now one of the only vendors in the industry to become certified to this rigorous standard. Published by the International Organization for Standardization, the ISO 27001 standard is used by many governments worldwide to indicate that security is properly implemented throughout an organization. Compliance with ISO 27001 ensures that senior management is aware of security and involved with assessing risks, and that the organization continuously improves its information security management system.

August 7, 2013

(PTFS Europe) As part of a major enhancement of its library service, the Department of Health has chosen the Koha open source library management system to replace its existing Symphony solution. An ISO 27001 company, PTFS Europe carried out the initial implementation and is providing on-going hosting and support services.

February 29, 2012

(OCLC) OCLC has achieved ISO certification for information security management, recognition that provides several benefits including compliance with various privacy frameworks, improved security, clearer definition of security roles and standardized quality procedures. OCLC achieved ISO 27001:2005 certification from Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance. The ISO 27001 certification complements OCLC’s current ISO 9001:2008 Quality Certification. The certification confirms that OCLC is meeting a recognized international standard for security management. This standard recognizes OCLC’s capability to manage information security related to the provision of secure IT infrastructure and data center management.

July 4, 2011

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced the opening of a new data center to support the Company’s continually expanding range of cloud-based services offered to the European customer community. Located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, the data center uses multiple Internet service providers to deliver efficient, reliable, and scalable performance, together with powerful route optimization.

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