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August 4, 2015

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Strong demand for Innovative products drives sales worldwide. Innovative announced that, in the first half of 2015, over 600 libraries selected Innovative library systems, which include the Sierra Library Services Platform and the Polaris ILS. These selections show the growing excitement around Innovatives Open Library vision for libraries, known as the Open Library Experience. [Full Announcement].

February 26, 2014

VTLS, Inc.. VTLS Malaysia adds new customers in 2013. VTLS Technologies Sdn Bhd (VTLS Malaysian subsidiary) added five new name customers in 2013, expanding the strong customer base that VTLS has in the Malaysian library market. In addition to the new customer sales, five current Malaysian customers purchased an additional VTLS product. [Full Announcement].

January 2, 2014

VTLS, Inc.. Universiti Putra Malaysia Celebrates 25-year Anniversary with VTLS. Universiti Putra Malaysia celebrated 25 years of partnership with an anniversary event on November 11, 2013. UPMs Chief Librarian, Amir Hussain Mohd. Ishak and former Chief Librarian, Tuan Syed Salim Agha, both attended the event along with VTLS President & CEO Dr. Vinod Chachra, library staff members and staff from VTLS Technologies Sdn Bhd (VTLS Malaysian subsidiary). While the event was held a few days after a similar silver anniversary celebration with the National Library of Malaysia, UPM was actually the first VTLS customer in Malaysia. With its original VTLS implementation, UPM became the first library in Malaysia to automate with an online integrated library system (ILS), housed in its own computer room inside the library. VTLS is proud of its association with UPM, a proven leader in information technology, and is pleased to continue to enjoy the confidence and loyalty of UPM as a customer. [Full Announcement].

July 26, 2011

SirsiDynix SirsiDynix welcomes 24 libraries to the SirsiDynix Symphony family. SirsiDynix reports that in Q2 of this year, 13 new library customers joined the SirsiDynix family and 12 current customers upgraded their system to the SirsiDynix Symphony ILS. [Full Announcement].

November 20, 2009

VTLS, Inc.. VTLS Virtua attractive to diverse organizations in Malaysia. Six different organizations from six different areas of activity recently selected the VTLS Virtua system for their information needs. The six different areas are a university, a state library, a government ministry, a security company, a foundation, an industry board and a development corporation. In addition to Virtua, some libraries have also purchased VITAL and Visualizer. [Full Announcement].

June 19, 2009

VTLS, Inc.. VTLS Repackages Virtua for Smaller Libraries, Installs System at Universiti Putra Malaysia. VTLS has repackaged its Virtua ILS software to make it attractive to smaller libraries. The package is easy to install and more convenient to use as there are many more defaults preconfigured into the software. VTLS is happy to report that Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Bintulu Sarawak campus becomes the first institution to select this package. The implementation went live in May 2009 and includes 8 user licenses and runs on Xeon XC hardware. This includes all the subsystems and Oracle. [Full Announcement].

June 24, 2006

VTLS, Inc.. VTLS welcomes fifteen Virtua international sites. VTLS announced 15 new international VIRTUA customers. These sales continue to expand VTLS'' presence in Asia over the past 12 months, stretching from the Arabian Gulf to the South China Sea. In addition to expanding the already substantial customer bases in Malaysia, Thailand, and India, VTLS opened two new markets with sales to three major universities in Vietnam and two government libraries in Oman. [Full Announcement].

January 15, 2005

VTLS, Inc.. VTLS announces 23 new international sales of the VIRTUA and FASTRAC products. VTLS announced today that by the end of 2004, VTLS had signed an additional twenty-three new international sales of the VIRTUA and FASTRAC products. The sales were distributed around the globe, with seven new sales in Malaysia, four in Belgium, three in India, two in Thailand, two in UAE, one in Pakistan, one in Qatar, one in Indonesia, one in Kuwait, and one in Russia. Two of the sales were of FASTRAC, VTLS''s RFID product, one in Belgium and one in Malaysia, indicating the product''s potential to meet the diverse needs of a global marketplace. Four of the sales of VIRTUA were migrations from VTLS Classic. [Full Announcement].

July 15, 2002

VTLS, Inc.. Twenty-one libraries select Virtua this quarter. VTLS Inc. ended its fiscal year on June 30, 2002, on a very high note with increased customers, revenues and profits. At its Board Meeting on July 15, Board members were presented with unaudited results indicating a six percent growth in revenues with profits at nine percent of revenues. [Full Announcement].

February 20, 2002

VTLS, Inc.. Eight libraries select Virtua in January 2002. VTLS Inc. signed eight contracts for the Virtua Integrated Library Systems in the past month. The company says that additional contracts are being negotiated. Of the eight contracts signed, five libraries are located in the United States and Canada, and three are outside North America. [Full Announcement].

January 22, 1999

VTLS, Inc.. VTLS is chosen to immortalize collection of greater Cincinnati Library Consortium. [Full Announcement].