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Soutron Global is privately owned by its founder Tony Saadat.
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Breeding, Marshall. Soutron Global: New Competition in Special Library Automation.
April 2012. Smart Libraries Newsletter.
Industry veteran Tony Saadat has launched a new company Soutron Global that will specialize in providing library automation solutions for special libraries in the United States and Canada. This new company was founded in partnership with Soutron Limited, a UK-based company that has been involved in various aspects of special library automation since 1985. The companies will evolve toward a unified organization with its global headquarters in Encinitas, California.
January 19, 2021.
Soutron Global refreshes COVID-19 financial support package for 2021 with PRP.
International library transformation company Soutron Global announces details of an extended support package for information professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Following its successful and well received COVID-19 Financial Support Package of 2020, Soutron Global unveils its refined program for 2021, the Pandemic Recovery Program (PRP).
August 11, 2020.
Soutron Global launches latest update to its Discovery platform with new enhanced capabilities.
International library transformation company Soutron Global announces the release of an update to its Discovery Platform Suite. Libraries are working harder than ever during the pandemic to serve their patrons via digital platforms. The latest version of Soutron Global Discovery makes it easier to securely and seamlessly manage remote access to digital information resources for virtual users in distributed work environments.
May 12, 2020.
Soutron Global launches Covid-19 financial support package for information professionals.
Soutron Global announced further details of its support package for information professionals during the Covid-19 pandemic. Following the recent announcement of its free educational webinar series for librarians during the pandemic (see: https://librarytechnology.org/pr/25114) comes the announcement of enhanced financial support for information professionals already engaged with, or whom may wish to partner, with Soutron Global.
April 28, 2020.
Soutron Global Launches Free Webinar Series.
International library transformation company Soutron Global announced a series of free educational webinars for librarians and information professionals. Recognizing the current uncertainty and disrupted convention plans, the series is designed to offer information professionals access to practical and free advice on personal and professional development. The free webinar series will help fill the void left by not being able to meet with clients and partners in person at conventions this summer. Respected industry experts/guest speakers will lead each 30-minute session.
March 10, 2020.
Soutron Global cancels attendance at upcoming conferences and user group meetings for safety.
International library transformation company Soutron Global is taking proactive steps to address concerns over the COVID-19 outbreaks. The health and well-being of Soutron Globalís clients, employees and partners is the companyís top priority. Due to the COVID-19 situation, Soutron Global has made the difficult decision to cancel our attendance at upcoming conferences and User Group meetings until further notice.
Jan 2012 Soutron Global founded by Tony Saadat Tony Saadat, President and CEO of Soutron Global and Graham Beastall, Founder and Managing Director of Soutron Limited, had first worked together at Sydney Development Corporation in the mid-80s. Each has since become a high-profile, respected player in his own market: Tony in North America, and Graham in the United Kingdom and throughout Europe. Soutron Global will become the world headquarters for the partnership, which will deliver innovative Library and Knowledge Management solutions
Feb 1991 Soutron Limited enters into an agreement with Inmagic to sell and support its products in the United Kingdom
Mar 02, 1989 Soutron Limited licenses Sydney Library System from Sydney Development Corporation Soutron acquires a licence to resell and develop the Sydney Library System within the United Kingdom. Any code developed would be passed back to Sydney Development Corporation.
Jan 1989 Soutron Limited established Soutron Limited was officially formed in January 1989. Soutron commenced trading on 2nd March 1989
Annual Accomplishments Statements
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2019 Soutron Global Accomplishments Narrative
A core value of Soutron Global is to enhance clientsí abilities to do more with less. New initiatives involving the use of AI in 2019 and 2020 will help clients achieve this goal. Clients who have already implemented new AI tools in 2019 have reported excellent feedback.
Soutron Global has a new partnership to digitize collections and thus offer a turnkey solution for archives and other digitization efforts.
Regular updates throughout 2019 focused on providing a richer user experience in the Soutron Portal, including enhanced record previews and support for collections. New options for data import have also been added. The Soutron Global Discovery product also received numerous updates, including many display enhancements and continued mobile device support.
Soutron Portal security and support for social media also saw enhancements, including options for better SEO and social media integration tools. The Portal also saw better support for mobile devices to make the mobile experience more user-friendly.
Expansion into Africa in 2019 with significant reference site sales in Eastern Africa and business partners committing to represent Soutron are due to come online in Q1 2020, and these developments should see further growth in a market that is maturing and seeking modern advanced technologies. Through this and other initiatives, we see continued growth and profitability.
Ongoing investments in R&D combined with robust and consistent client support has led Soutron Global to be a top contender in the legal automation market as well as other special market segments.