|[January 20, 2014]
Ellucian® Acquires CampusIT to Accelerate Delivery of New Solutions
FAIRFAX, Va. --(Business Wire)--
is pleased to announce the acquisition of CampusIT,
a provider of student management systems for higher education
institutions in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The acquisition furthers
Ellucian's strategy of bringing innovative technology solutions to the
higher education community. It also now makes Ellucian one of the
largest providers of solutions for higher, further, and vocational
education in the UK and Ireland.
CampusIT, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, builds cloud-based student
management and recruitment systems for progressive educational
institutions. CampusIT works with customers who are eager to embrace new
and emerging technology for managing student interactions.
"The flexible design of CampusIT's solutions accelerates our ability to
respond to the evolving and varying needs of our global community. By
leveraging the experience of its employees and its innovative customer
software, we are strengthening our ability to support the growing number
of non-traditional and non-degree educational programs," said Mark
Jones, chief product officer, Ellucian.
Ellucian's strategic investment in its core administrative systems:
Banner® by Ellucian, Colleague® by Ellucian, and PowerCampus™ by
Elucian is unchanged. The company also remains committed to its
Ellucian Extensible Ecosystem, a flexible and open foundation that spans
its administrative systems to make deploying and updating solutions
faster, easier, and at a lower cost of ownership.
"We are excited to welcome the customers of CampusIT to Ellucian," said
Toby Williams, senior vice president, corporate development, Ellucian.
"They are joining an engaged and collaborative community of users. And
they are now supported by a global company with deep expertise in higher
education and an extensive portfolio of solutions and services."
"Ellucian is a highly respected and visionary company with a long
history of providing technology solutions that meet the most pressing
needs of higher education institutions throughout the world," said
CampusIT CEO Tony Sheridan. "The company is a strong strategic partner
for our customers and a good cultural fit for our employees. We are
excited that we are part of Ellucian, now one of the largest provider of
solutions for higher, further, and vocational education in the UK and
Ireland, and the largest globally."
CampusIT is a software company based in Ireland serving the further,
higher, and continuing education markets in the UK and Ireland. The
company delivers web-based student recruitment and student information
systems to customers on-premise and increasingly from its secure cloud
hosting facility. CampusIT provides customers with innovative software
solutions and business change management consulting to optimize student
Ellucian helps education institutions thrive in an open and dynamic
world. We deliver a broad portfolio of technology solutions, developed
in collaboration with a global education community, and provide
strategic guidance to help education institutions of all kinds navigate
change, achieve greater transparency, and drive efficiencies. More than
2,400 institutions in 40 countries around the world look to Ellucian for
the ideas and insights that will move education forward, helping people
everywhere discover their futures through learning. Visit Ellucian at www.ellucian.com,
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countries. Ellucian PowerCampus™ is a trademark of Ellucian Company L.P.
or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective
owners. © 2009-2013 Ellucian Company L.P. and its affiliates.
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