The collaboration brings together two technology companies with a proven track record in creating innovative products and tools, capable of fruitful cooperation with customers to ensure that the solutions provided meet real needs. 

Index Data has a 28 year history of providing innovative solutions to challenging problems, known historically for a range of interoperability tools, indexing tools and discovery systems. The original architect and lead developer behind the FOLIO library service platform, they provide a full suite of services including SaaS hosting, implementation, development and support services for libraries of all sizes.

A leader in the field of Cultural Heritage, @Cult specializes in the development of solutions for information management and knowledge sharing, such as the OLISuite ILS, WeCat cataloguing module and Oseegenius discovery, and is the innovator behind the concept, founding structure, development and evolution of the Share-VDE linked data management and entity discovery system, a library-driven initiative which aims to bring linked data into practice.

The news met with the interest of the National Information Standards Organisation (NISO), an American organisation with the aim of identifying, developing and disseminating technology standards for information management, which published the press release issued by the two companies.

HERE the Press Release in English