Ex Libris (USA) is pleased to announce that Ron Passmore has joined the company as ASP Business Manager. ASP (Application Service Provider) is a rapidly growing part of technology offering access to software applications, infrastructure, and related services over the Internet. Key to the ASP concept is that applications are not installed at the end user location, but are instead remotely installed and managed on infrastructure provided by the ASP.
"Ron joins us from epixtech inc. where he spent the last ten years in senior management positions, most recently as Director of ASP Services, and President of epixtech inc. (Canada). Passmore also brings considerable international and marketing experience gained during his tenure as Director of International Operations, and Director of Marketing at epixtech inc.
"We are delighted to have Ron on board taking us forward with the development and implementation of our ASP offering for ALEPH 500, SFX, and MetaLib" said Carl Grant, President of Ex Libris (USA). "This is an exciting new extension to Ex Libris's corporate strategy representing a broader distribution channel for small to medium size libraries. Ron's wealth of industry experience will be a welcome addition to our talented team."
"I'm excited about joining the Ex Libris team" said Passmore "I look forward to contributing my expertise and knowledge to a company that is committed to delivering quality software solutions over the Internet, as well as directly on-site at libraries. There are several compelling reasons why libraries should consider ASP as an alternative to a traditional solution, but having an informed choice is the best of both worlds. I plan on providing such a choice with an ASP offering of ALEPH 500, MetaLib and SFX."
About Ex Libris
Ex Libris is a leading worldwide developer of high performance applications for libraries and information centers. ALEPH, the Ex Libris integrated library solution is now in over 530 installations in 41 countries. The newly formed Information Services Division is addressing the broader aspects of collection management within libraries with its initial focus being the further development and deployment of the SFX context-sensitive reference linking solution acquired by Ex Libris from Ghent University in Belgium. Ex Libris is a multi-national company with offices located around the world.