June 22, 2009. ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, announced today that Pacifica Graduate Institute of Carpinteria, CA. has partnered with them for the implementation of the Koha integrated library system.
The Pacifica Koha installation will be hosted off site at one of ByWater's secure data centers, and the institute has also contracted with ByWater for their data migration, support and training services.
Erin Barta, Director of Library Services and Inter-library Loans for Pacifica stated, "ByWater has offered our library incredible guidance and perspective; they have created opportunities for us that otherwise would not have existed. We have been amazed at the personal attention and support ByWater has given us. They have been clearly committed to our success both as business partners and as fellow librarians. We are looking forward to even more collaboration between our two organizations."
"This is an exciting time for ByWater, Pacifica, and Open-Source," stated Brendan Gallagher, CEO of ByWater Solutions. He continued; "By choosing Koha, Pacifica is taking control of their software and improving their services to their faculty and staff. We are all very excited about this new partnership."
With over 10 years of experience, ByWater Solutions offers customized hosting, data migration, configuration, installation, training, support options and development of enterprise class open-source library systems. Offering a 24/7 technical helpline, ByWater Solutions’ clients have the support system they need to make their software work for them.