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November 17, 2011

(Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum) The Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum inducted the Eyring Research Institute into its UVEF Hall of Fame. Inductees represent individuals and organizations with an enduring legacy of entrepreneurial excellence. The Eyring Research Institute was founded in 1972 by Carlyle Harmon with Dr. Ronald G. Hansen as President. The Institute did consulting work in various areas of contract research in cooperation with Brigham Young University. ERI spawned many high-tech spin-offs, including WordPerfect, Novell, and Dynix, as well as advancements in the military and communication arenas that have benefited the world. These breakthroughs created a whirlwind of innovation and entrepreneurial activity in Utah Valley affecting Utah for decades.

July 05, 2005

(Dynix) Dynix announced that Nelson Public Libraries, Palmerston North City Library, and Waitomo Public Library, all in New Zealand, have selected Horizon to replace their existing Dynix integrated library systems.

(Dynix) Dynix announced that Bunbury Public Libraries and Port Pirie Public Library, both in Australia, are to migrate from the Dynix ILS to Horizon.

(Dynix) Dynix announced that James Cook University inNorthern Queensland, Australia''s leading tropical research University, has recently gone live with the Horizon Integrated Library System.

June 27, 2005

(Dynix) Dynix announced that a consortium of eight universities in Jordan have selected a comprehensive suite of integrated library management software from Dynix for their libraries.

June 17, 2005

(Dynix) Dynix announced the general availability of Horizon 7.4 and Horizon Information Portal 4.0. The information portal is one of the first products to be released using our 8.0 infrastructure, and the early feedback from customers has been outstanding.

May 26, 2005

(Dynix) Dynix announced that the New Brunswick Legislative Library in Fredericton, NB will move to the Horizon Integrated Library System.

(Dynix) Dynix announced a partnership with Cymphonix, Inc the premiere provider of network management solutions for business, government, and educational institutions in the United States. Through the partnership, Dynix is introducing LiveNetwork, a managed service offering through which libraries will gain unprecedented levels of control in administering their computer networks.

(Dynix) Dynix announced that Bracknell Forest Borough Council and East Dunbartonshire Council have made the decision to migrate to the Horizon Integrated Library System.

April 08, 2005

(Dynix) Dynix announced the launch of Corinthian Integrated Library System, a fourth-generation ILS designed specifically for academic and research libraries. Corinthian incorporates the latest library automation technologies and securely integrates with network services and applications in a modern, enterprise system.

(Dynix) Dynix announced the appointment of Marc Roberson as the company''s new vice president of academic solutions. In his new position, Roberson will direct the company''s Academic Solutions Group and oversee the launch of Corinthian to academic and research libraries worldwide. The company also announced the arrival of Sandy Piver to the Dynix Academic Solutions Group. Piver arrives at Dynix with more than 15 years of experience in sales management, including seven years spent as a regional sales manager for Endeavor Information Systems.

March 31, 2005

(Dynix) Dynix and TAGSYS, Inc., an independent supplier of item-level RFID hardware, announced an alliance designed to provide a new standard of service and expertise in RFID) technology for libraries. Through the alliance, Dynix has launched Dynix RFID and Self-Check, the most complete system for converting libraries from bar code to RFID-automated systems.

March 24, 2005

(Dynix) Dynix announced that Arras Public Library in France will migrate from its current Opsys system to the Horizon Integrated Library System.

(Dynix) Dynix announced that Gatineau Public Library in Québec has purchased the Horizon Integrated Library System, leaving its Sirsi multiLIS system of more than 10 years.

March 16, 2005

(Dynix) Dynix announced that Southeastern Ohio Library Center headquartered in Caldwell, OH, has signed a contract to migrate to the Horizon Integrated Library System in order to support its 67 member libraries, located in 153 buildings throughout the state. SEO is a branch of the State Library of Ohio and has been a Dynix ILS customer since 1993.

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