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Press Release: Solus [September 30, 2020]

Solus UK acquires Boopsie Mobile App Division from Demco, Inc

Glasgow, Scotland and Madison, WI -- September 3015, 2020 – Solus UK, LTD is pleased to announce it has acquired the Boopsie mobile app and customer base from Demco, Inc. All Boopsie customers will be migrated to the latest Solus Library App at no additional cost to their existing subscription.

Matt Mulder, Executive Director of Product at Demco said, "Especially in the current environment, we understand libraries' digital services are more important to the communities they serve than ever before. We're excited to partner with Solus throughout this transition to ensure our Boopsie customers are able to continue delivering an optimal mobile experience to their patrons."

Neil Wishart, CEO of Solus UK stated, "Demco prides itself on customer relationships, service and support, and cares deeply about offering their existing Boopsie customers a leading-edge product. Boopsie customers will be able to take immediate advantage of our Library App and Curbside Pickup functionality (called 'Click-and-Collect‘). Additionally, some may wish to explore our new 'contactless barcode and RFID patron self check add-on‘, which is gaining significant adoption worldwide. We look forward to meeting and working with the Boopsie customers and ensuring they experience a seamless and enjoyable transition to their new Library Apps."

Boopsie customers will be transitioned over to the new Solus platform commencing in October 2020.

About Demco Inc .

Demco is well known for its library supplies, furniture and equipment divisions and more recently, for its learning and software divisions. The Boopsie, Inc.'s mobile app product line first launched in 2006 and quickly garnered a tremendous customer base in North America. Demco acquired Boopsie in October 2015.

About Solus UK Ltd.

Solus is the world's #1 Library App provider for public libraries; now in use in over 5,200 locations on 5 continents and growing rapidly. The Library App supports 12 different ILS platforms using proprietary web services and is available in 20+ languages. Based in Glasgow, Scotland, Solus has offices in Australia and the US and provides white labelled solutions to a number of ILS partners, as well as selling direct.


Summary: Solus UK announced it has acquired the Boopsie mobile app and customer base from Demco, Inc. All Boopsie customers will be migrated to the latest Solus Library App at no additional cost to their existing subscription.
Publication Year:2020
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:September 30, 2020
Publisher:Solus
Company:
Company: Demco
Solus
Subject: Mergers and acquisitions
Permalink: https://librarytechnology.org/pr/25565

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