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ByWater Solutions

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U.S. Bancorp Tower; 111 SW 5th Avenue 31st Floor
Portland, Oregon 97204
United States
Toll free: 888-900-8944
Phone: 888-900-8944
Fax: 888-900-8944
Web site: http://bywatersolutions.com/
Email: sales@bywatersolutions.com


Board of Directors

  • Brendan A. Gallagher -- Co-Owner and Chief Executive Officer
  • Nathan A. Curulla -- Co-Owner and Executive Vice President

Executives

  • Brendan A. Gallagher -- Co-Owner and Chief Executive Officer
  • Nathan A. Curulla -- Co-Owner and Executive Vice President
  • Joy Nelson -- Director of Migrations

Company Ownership

ByWater Solutions is privately owned by its founders Brendan A. Gallagher and Nathan A. Curulla.


Library automation systems

ByWater Solutions offers the following Integrated Library Systems:

  • Koha -- ByWater Solutions (694 libraries, 1086 facilities in libraries.org)
    Public libraries: 433
    Academic libraries: 99
    School libraries: 52
    27 libraries have migrated away from this system.

A total of 1086 library facilities included in libraries.org use an ILS provided by ByWater Solutions.


Corporate Chronology

Apr 17, 2009   ByWater Solutions listed as an official Koha support company.

Selected Articles from Library Technology Guides

The following are a sample of articles related to the major events in the corporate history of ByWater Solutions, or you can view all articles related to the company from Library Technology Guides.


ByWater Solutions News

Wednesday Mar 29, 2017

All 266 Press Releases from ByWater Solutions

10 most recent items:


March 14, 2017. The Conway Public Library goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions. ByWater Solutions announced that the Conway Public Library of Conway, NH is now live on Koha! ByWater Solutions completed the migration of the library’s 40,000 plus holdings from TLC last year and is providing ongoing Koha support and hosting services to them <<more>>


March 7, 2017. Free Public Library of Audubon goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions. ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Free Public Library of Audubon, of Audubon, NJ is now live on Koha! ByWater Solutions completed the migration of the library’s 30,000 plus holdings from Follett last year and is providing ongoing Koha support services to them. The library’s hosting services are provided by Jersey Connect, a program in the state that provides free hosting services to libraries utilizing an open source ILS. <<more>>


February 28, 2017. The Bowling Library at Judson College goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions. ByWater Solutions announced that the Bowling Library at Judson College, of Marion, Alabama is now live on Koha! ByWater Solutions completed the migration of the library’s 60,000 plus holdings from Voyager last year and is providing ongoing Koha support and hosting services to them. <<more>>


February 21, 2017. The Walker Art Center Library goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions. ByWater Solutions announced that the Walker Art Center Library and Archives, of Minneapolis, MN. is now live on Koha. ByWater Solutions completed the migration of the library’s holdings last year and is providing ongoing Koha support and hosting services to them. The collections housed in the Walker’s Archives and Library department include a variety of materials concentrating on the development of the Walker Art Center, as well as focusing on the contemporary arts in the United States and around the world. <<more>>


February 14, 2017. The Hershey Company’s Technical Intelligence Library goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions. ByWater Solutions announced that the Technical Intelligence Library at the Hershey Company, of Hershey, PA, is now live on Koha. ByWater Solutions completed the migration of the library’s holdings from InMagic last year and is providing ongoing Koha support and hosting services to them. The library is also utilizing the Ebsco EDS integrated discovery plugin available with Koha, giving the team a seamless interface when searching for resources. <<more>>


February 7, 2017. The John Stewart Memorial Library at Wilson College goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions. ByWater Solutions announced that the John Stewart Memorial Library at Wilson College, of Chambersburg, PA. is now live on Koha! ByWater Solutions completed the migration of the library’s 85,000 plus holdings from Liblime Koha last year and is providing ongoing Koha support and hosting services to them. <<more>>


February 2, 2017. ByWater Solutions earns top marks in the 2016 Perceptions Survey. ByWater Solutions announced that it was rated #1 in Customer Support and effectiveness of electronic resources for Medium Sized Public Libraries in this year’s “Perceptions 2016: An International Survey of Library Automation” conducted by Marshall Breeding. ByWater was ranked by their customers for their services supporting the Koha Open Source Integrated Library System. <<more>>


January 20, 2017. ByWater Solutions offers Free SSL Certificates to all hosted customers. ByWater Solution announced that they will now provide SSL certificates, acquired through Let’s Encrypt, for all our hosted partners free of charge. ByWater will acquire the certificate, and include all configured URLs for their partner’s site. They will also handle the automatic renewal of the certificate. There will be no extra charge for this service. ByWater will be bringing up all new hosted installations on a secure SSL connection and will be slowly transitioning their existing customers utilizing ByWater Hosting to SSL throughout the next several months. <<more>>


January 11, 2017. ByWater Solutions receives Platinum in 2017 Modern Library Awards. ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, is pleased to announce it has received a platinum award in the third annual Modern Library Awards (MLAs.) The MLAs were created to recognize the top products and services in the library industry in a truly unbiased format. Products and services were submitted in the fall using a simple application, and then were posted on a private site with an enhanced description and attendant materials. These products were batched into small groups and sent to the LibraryWorks database of more than 80,000 librarians at public, K-12, academic, and special libraries. Only customers with experience with these products/services in their facilities were permitted to judge the products/services, resulting in a truly unbiased score. <<more>>


December 29, 2016. The South Bay Historical Railroad Society goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions. ByWater Solutions announced that the Library at The South Bay Historical Railroad Society, of Santa Clara, CA. is now live on Koha! ByWater Solutions completed the migration of the library’s 4,000 plus holdings earlier this year and is providing ongoing Koha support and hosting services to them. Th <<more>>