Follett announced it has deployed its market-leading Follett Destiny Library Manager and Resource Manager solutions as well as its Aspen Student Information System to Microsoft Azure. The Azure cloud platform now serves as the data center host for Follett-hosted Destiny and Aspen customers.
“By hosting our products on Microsoft Azure, we are able to provide our customers with greater stability, scalability, support, and performance,” said Britten Follett, executive vice president, Follett School Solutions. “It also helps ensure our customers’ data remains private, safe and secure.”
Azure provides a growing collection of integrated cloud services, including analytics, computing, database, mobile, networking, storage and web.
“We are working closely with Microsoft to take full advantage of all the benefits Microsoft Azure has to offer, from the most efficient and effective ways to provide solutions as well as tap into the latest features and services,” said George Gatsis, senior vice president/technology platforms, Follett School Solutions.
Gatsis elaborated on the benefits of Destiny and Aspen customers being deployed on Azure:
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About Follett’s PreK-12 Business | FollettLearning.com
Follett is the largest provider of educational materials and technology solutions to PreK-12 libraries, classrooms, learning centers and school districts in the United States, and a major supplier to educational institutions worldwide. Follett distributes books, reference materials, digital resources, ebooks and audiovisual materials, as well as pre-owned textbooks. Follett also is one of the leading providers of integrated educational technology for the management of physical and digital assets, the tracking, storing and analyzing of academic data, and digital learning environment tools for the classroom focusing on student achievement.
About Follett Corporation | Follett.com
Follett Corporation is the world’s largest single source of books, entertainment products, digital content and multi-media for libraries, schools and retailers. Headquartered in Westchester, Illinois, Follett provides education technology, services and physical and digital content to millions of students at 70,000 schools and more than 2,850 physical and virtual campus stores in North America. Through Baker & Taylor, Follett’s reach also extends to the public library and global retail markets.
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