Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces and Naseej, the leading knowledge solutions provider in the Arab world, announced today that they have signed an exclusive agreement to bring Innovative's next-generation library technology systems to the region.
Under the terms of the agreement, Naseej will distribute and support Innovative's complete suite of products throughout the region, including the Sierra library services platform, which has seen unprecedented adoption by libraries worldwide since its introduction in the 2012.
"We are very pleased to be partnering with Naseej, an organization with deep roots in the Arab world that currently serves hundreds of libraries in the region," says Kim Massana, CEO of Innovative. "We're looking forward to working closely with the team at Naseej to provide localized technology solutions that will help libraries in the Arab world better serve and meet the needs of their users."
"Innovative is viewed around the world as a leader in library automation solutions and we're very excited to be able to offer our customers and partners in the region a full suite of Innovative products and solutions," says Mr. Abduljabbar Al-Abduljabbar, CEO of Naseej.
Under the terms of this agreement, Naseej will be the exclusive provider of Innovative products in the Arab world. The agreement enables Naseej to provide academic and research libraries in the region with Innovative flagship products. Previously Naseej offered these libraries products from SirsiDynix.
Innovative's flagship library services platform, Sierra, is the most rapidly adopted product in library automation history. More than 1,400 libraries worldwide have chosen Sierra, solidifying Innovative's position as the global market leader in library technology.
Naseej (www.naseej.com) is the leading knowledge solutions provider in the Arab World serving academic institutes, cultural centers and government organizations since 1989. Naseej delivers world-class solutions and services that enable our partners to manage and share knowledge, and to leverage the latest in information technology solutions to achieve their business objectives. Naseej employs over 350 highly-skilled professionals throughout the Arab World working together to deliver cutting-edge solutions to its partners that covers: knowledge and library management systems, e-Learning solutions and services, campus management solutions, enterprise portal development and eServices, business process management solutions, and more.
About Innovative Interfaces
Innovative (www.iii.com) is dedicated to providing leading technology solutions and services that empower libraries and enrich their users worldwide. Innovative offers the broadest and most complete portfolio of library automation products on the market today. Innovative's flagship library services platform, Sierra, is the most rapidly adopted product in library automation history. The company's versatile and market-leading solutions also include the Millennium ILS, the Encore discovery solution, Electronic Resource Management, Decision Center collection management tool, the SkyRiver cataloging service, and INN-Reach resource sharing. Customers are supported through a 24/7/52 Help Desk, Innovative University, and the CSDirect Web support center. A recognized leader in library automation software, Innovative has introduced technological advancements for over 30 years. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, Innovative serves thousands of libraries in over 50 countries and has offices around the world. Keep up with Innovative on the CEO INN-Sights blog at blog.iii.com, Facebook, and YouTube.