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Nasmyth Building, Scottish Enterprise Technology Park
Glasgow, Scotland G75 0QR
Web site: https://www.solus.co.uk/
Solus is privately owned by its founders.
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Breeding, Marshall. SOLUS Expands through Acquisition of Boopsie.
November 2020. Smart Libraries Newsletter.
SOLUS has acquired the Boopsie Mobile division from Demco, Inc. The deal strengthens SOLUS's presence in the global library market. Boopsie was one of the pioneers of mobile technology in libraries, though its presence has since been eclipsed by SOLUS and other providers. The technology platform developed by Boopsie was quite advanced and forward-looking when it was launched in 2005, though it may not necessarily be optimal for the current generation of patron-facing mobile interfaces. This business event provides libraries using Boopsie's products an opportunity to shift to more recently developed technologies provided by a vendor with established success in the library mobile technology sector. While consistent with the pattern of consolidation within a market niche, it runs a bit counter to the trend for smaller specialized companies to be acquired by large businesses with diverse product portfolios.
August 19, 2021.
Dundalk Institute of Technology (DKiT ) deploys the SOLUS app.
Dundalk Institute of Technology De Chastelain Library has chosen the SOLUS app to engage students and enable 24/7 remote access to library services and resources. It is designed to simplify communication between libraries and students and to make that 24/7 access to the libary and resources simple and intuitive from a smartphone.
July 20, 2021.
South Central Library System (WI) deploys Solus Library App.
Solus announced that after an industry market-wide search, the South Central Library System has selected – and deployed the Solus mobile Library App. SCLS is one of Wisconsin's largest public library systems serving 49 member libraries through its consortial ILS and in turn serving 440,000 registered patrons.
February 23, 2021.
Solus Library App now supporting 24 languages.
February 24, 2021 - Solus Ltd. is pleased to announce the addition of 4 new languages, bringing the total to 24, with 12 local country variations. The Solus Library App has seen tremendous growth both internationally, as well as in the North American market through itself and reseller partners.
Sep 30, 2020 Solus UK acquires Boopsie Mobile App Division from Demco, Inc 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.
2005 Solus founded by Neil Wishart and Andrew Daye