Ellucian acquires CampusIT

Ellucian has bought CampusIT, a provider of student management systems for higher education institutions in the UK 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 programmes,” said Mark Jones, chief product officer, Ellucian.

Ellucian’s strategic investment in its current core administrative systems: Banner® by Ellucian, Colleague® by Ellucian, and PowerCampus™ by Ellucian 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.

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“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 now 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. 

Ellucian delivers 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.  

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