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Equinox Software

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3351 North Berkeley Lake Road NW Number 200
Duluth, Georgia 30096
United States
Toll free: 877-673-6457
Phone: 678-269-6116
Fax: 866-497-6390
Web site: http://esilibrary.com
Email: info@esilibrary.com


Executives

  • Mike Rylander -- President
  • Grace Dunbar -- Vice President
  • Jason Etheridge -- Community and Migration Manager
  • Galen Charlton -- Infrastructure and Added Services Manager
  • Shae Tetterton -- Director of Sales

Company Ownership

Equinox in an employee owned company.


Library automation systems

Equinox Software offers the following Integrated Library Systems:

  • Evergreen -- Equinox Software (496 libraries, 860 facilities in libraries.org)
    Public libraries: 427
    Academic libraries: 32
    School libraries: 6
    214 libraries have migrated away from this system.
  • Koha -- Equinox Software (28 libraries, 35 facilities in libraries.org)
    Public libraries: 9
    Academic libraries: 3
    School libraries: 1
    5 libraries have migrated away from this system.

A total of 895 library facilities included in libraries.org use an ILS provided by Equinox Software.


Corporate Chronology

Jan 20, 2014   Equinox launches Sequoia.
Jun 2012   Equinox Software releases FulfILLment version 1.0.
Jan 25, 2012   Equinox Software forms wholly-owned Canadian-based subsidiary, Equinox Library Services Canada.
Dec 5, 2011   Equinox Software purchases new buildings in Duluth, GA.
Jul 5, 2007   Georgia Public Library Service contracts with Equinox.
Feb 2, 2007   Equinox Software, Inc. launched.
Sep 5, 2006   Georgia PINES places Evergreen open source ILS into production.
Jun 5, 2004   Georgia Public Library Service announces its initiative to develop an open source ILS.

Selected Articles from Library Technology Guides

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

Breeding, Marshall, Smart Libraries Newsletter (February 2014). Equinox Launches Sequoia: New ILS Service Based on Evergreen

In a move to further strengthen its ability to deliver stable and reliable automation to libraries, Equinox Software has launched a new hosting program called Sequoia. Equinox positions Sequoia as a comprehensive software-as-a-service ILS offering based on a new hosting platform with full-service support. It is based on a technical environment for its data centers that manages and provisions software applications with the flexibility to meet the needs of its largest or smallest library customers in a way that minimizes the possibility for downtime and delivers optimal performance. Going forward, Equinox intends to focus strategically on delivering automation to libraries based on open source software hosted on its Sequoia service platform and to transition away from providing support for self-hosted installations. The open source Evergreen ILS will continue as its primary offering for larger libraries and consortia, supplemented by Koha for mid-sized or small libraries preferring a stand-alone implementation. Equinox will continue to provide support for its existing self-hosted clients, but plans to focus on Sequoia-based installations as it markets its services to new potential customers. Equinox will encourage its self-hosted sites to migrate to Sequoia.



Equinox Software News

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May 16, 2017. Haslet Public Library migrates to Evergreen. Equinox announced that they have successfully migrated the Haslet Public Library to Evergreen within the North Texas Library Consortium. <<more>>


December 15, 2016. Burnham joins Bibliomation with Equinox support. The partnership between Equinox and Bibliomation continues to grow as Burnham Library was successfully migrated to Evergreen in mid-November. Burnham is a single branch library located in Bridgewater, Connecticut. Burnham serves just over 1,100 patrons with over 31,000 holdings. This migration follows Milford Library’s successful migration in September. <<more>>


November 17, 2016. Pocono Mountain Public Library migrates to Evergreen. Equinos announced that SPARK is growing again! Pocono Mountain Public Library in Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania migrated to Evergreen in early November. They join Eastern Monroe to form the Monroe County Libraries. SPARK is managed by Pennsylvania Integrated Library System and has been using Evergreen since 2011. <<more>>


October 7, 2016. Bellwood and Blair County 6 added to SPARK/PaILS. Equinox announced two new additions to the SPARK/PaILS Consortium. Claysburg Area Public Library, Hollidaysburg Area Public Library, Martinsburg Community Library, Roaring Spring Community Library, Tyrone-Snyder Public Library, and Williamsburg PA Public Library; affectionately known as The Blair County 6–BC6 for short; joined Altoona and Bellwood-Antis within SPARK. Bellwood-Antis Public Library migrated two weeks before The BC6. <<more>>


September 14, 2016. Milford joins Bibliomation with Equinox Support. Bibliomation has partnered with Equinox on many occasions over the years. Equinox is pleased to announce the completion of a project with the Connecticut-based organization. Milford Public Library was successfully migrated to Evergreen in late August. This was a joint effort between Equinox and Bibliomation . <<more>>


September 13, 2016. Halifax County South Boston Public Library joins Virginia Evergreen. Equinox is happy to announce that yet another library has successfully migrated to Virginia Evergreen. Halifax County South Boston Public Library System is the ninth library system to join Virginia Evergreen which boasts close to thirty branches in total. <<more>>


July 22, 2016. Johnston County Public Library joins NC Cardinal. Equinox announced that Johnston County Public Library has been successfully migrated to Evergreen in the NC Cardinal Consortium . The Equinox team completed the migration in late May. Johnston County Public Library includes ten branches and serves almost 48,000 patrons with over 174,000 items. Johnston joins Cumberland, Neuse, Henderson, Rockingham, and Iredell in the use of the Acquisitions module within NC Cardinal. The addition of Johnston’s 10 branches brings NC Cardinal’s grand total to 153. <<more>>


July 7, 2016. Amherst County Public Library migrates To Evergreen. Equinox announced that it has successfully migrated Amherst County Public Library to Evergreen within the Evergreen Virginia Project, managed by the Library of Virginia. Equinox completed the migration in early June. Amherst is hosted on Equinox’s Sequoia platform along with the rest of the consortium. <<more>>


May 17, 2016. Alexander County Library goes live on Evergreen with NC Cardinal. Equinox announced that yet another library has been added to NC Cardinal recently. Alexander County Library migrated to Evergreen as part of NC Cardinal in early May. Alexander County Library is comprised of two branches serving over 21,000 patrons with over 52,000 items. NC Cardinal is leveraging the Sequoia platform from Equinox to host their Evergreen instance. <<more>>


February 5, 2016. New partnership between Equinox and TALKINGTECH. Equinox a new working partnership with TALKINGTECH, the leader in library telephony services. i-TIVA, TALKINGTECH’s interactive telephone messaging system, will be be available as an add-on service to our Evergreen Sequoia subscribers. Equinox <<more>>