Follett School Solutions Strengths, Domain Expertise, and Key Differentiators
Follett School Solutions’ products include the Destiny Library Manager used by many US K–12 school libraries, the Aspen Student Information System, and the Titlewave ecommerce platform, which it uses to distribute print and digital content for educational institutions.
Follett School Solutions Recent Developments
In September 2021, Follett School Solutions and Nash Consulting, LLC, today announced a partnership to integrate the Follett Aspen Student Information System with Nash Consulting’s MyFlexLearning, a flexible scheduling platform. Together, the two systems give schools the benefit of the robust Aspen master scheduler and the ability to provide flexible and personalized daily offerings for students via MyFlexLearning.
Follett School Solutions Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) Activities
In September 2021, Follett Corporation announced the sale of Follett School Solutions (FSS), the company’s K-12 software and content division, to Francisco Partners, a leading technology-focused global investment firm. Follett School Solutions, based in McHenry, IL, is a longtime trusted educational partner to K-12 schools and districts that provides software and content products, including Follett Destiny, FSS’ market-leading library management system with installations in more than 75,000 K-12 schools worldwide. FSS will join Francisco Partners’ growing portfolio of K-12 education-focused businesses and technologies, including Renaissance Learning, Discovery Education, Freckle, myON and Mystery Science.
Follett School Solutions Customers in ARTW Customer Database
Leveraging a rigorous data-centric research methodology, APPS RUN THE WORLD asks the simple question: Who’s buying Follett School Solutions applications and why? And we provide the answers – supported by decades of research – to our clients around the world. Our Customer database has over 100 data fields that detail company usage of Follett School Solutions and other enterprise apps by function, customer size, industry, location, implementation status, partner involvement, Line of Business Key Stakeholders and IT decision makers contact details. List of Verified Follett Destiny, Follett MyDestiny customers.
Follett School Solutions Overview
Ownership: - Francisco Partners
Number of Employees: 1500
Functional Market: Learning and Development,
Key Verticals: Education,
Follett School Solutions Key Cloud and HCM Applications
Follett Destiny, Follett MyDestiny
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Follett School Solutions Customers - Breakdown by Geo, Size, Vertical and Product
No. of Follett School Solutions Customers: 71000
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Follett Destiny suite of tools powers learning in more than 71,000 schools including New York City Department of Education, Philadelphia City School District, Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District, Miami-Dade County Public School District, Houston Independent School District, Clark County (Nev.) School District, and Los Angeles Unified School District.
Follett School Solutions Market Opportunities, M&A and Geo Expansions
In October 2021, Follett School Solutions announced that Follett MyDestiny, its one-stop digital classroom library, features 50,000 safe, vetted K-12 educational videos from leading and trusted content providers. The videos are the result of a new partnership between Follett and boclips, a provider of educationally rich, rights-cleared videos.
Follett School Solutions Risks and Challenges
The change of ownership of Follett Schools Solutions from Follett Corporation to Francisco Partners might have negative effects on the company's further growth and expansion.
Follett School Solutions Ecosystem, Partners, Resellers and SI
Follett School Solutions offers an open platform that extends and enhances the capabilities of our Follett Destiny Library Manager, Follett Destiny Resource Manager, and Follett Aspen Student Information System via our API Partner Program and third-party connector suite, empowering you to implement time- and cost-saving integrations. Some of their API partners are InTouch Receipting, Microsoft Education, SchoolPay, and MySchoolBucks. Some of their Integration Partners are Blackbaud, Clever, Crisis Go, Edsby, Google for Education, and Registration Gateway.
Follett School Solutions Cloud Platform (PaaS) and Infrastructure (IaaS) Details
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