Los Angeles, CA -- March 29, 2010. Questor Systems has joined the SydneyPLUS group of companies. For almost a quarter-century, the ARGUS platform has made Questor the leader in collection management and automation software for organizations with holdings of objects and artifacts, and has been used to automate more than 400 collections worldwide. Clients include museums, archives, universities, historical societies, government organizations, and corporations. Questor’s software development strategy remains tightly aligned with the needs of its customers, and its earliest clients have remained ARGUS users even as Questor has grown and extended its reach. It is Questor’s goal to deliver cutting edge technology and tools to people who manage collections of artifacts and objects, whether they are registrars, archivists, private collectors, curators, historical preservation officers, or natural science researchers. "As part of achieving this goal, Questor has actively sought out partnerships and collaborative efforts that will enhance our product offerings and provide optimal services and solutions to our clients. The integration with SydneyPLUS represents a significant step forward with this strategy" - Dr. Richard Schleicher, CEO, Questor Systems Inc.
SydneyPLUS is a leading global developer of knowledge management solutions. Since 1977, SydneyPLUS has partnered with many of the world's top businesses, including Fortune 1000 companies, law firms, pharmaceutical and biotech companies, financial services firms, cultural institutions and government agencies. It is their mission to enable their clients to optimize knowledge delivery, achieve financial and organizational goals, and ensure that information management fully supports their business strategy. SydneyPLUS is well known for helping their clients to better collect, manage and disseminate information with their multi-lingual, Unicode compliant MS-SQL and Oracle-based solutions. "We at SydneyPLUS would like to welcome Questor employees and the users of Argus to the SydneyPLUS family and believe our combined expertise will yield compelling new solutions that bring opportunity, innovation and choice to all," - Ron Aspe, President, SydneyPLUS International.
In 2008, Cuadra Associates joined the SydneyPLUS group of companies, bringing their solid expertise and reputation for delivering flexible, world-class "corporate memory" systems to professionals who manage library, archive, museum and media collections. Together, Questor, Cuadra and SydneyPLUS will provide a group of complementary products and services to help their customers meet their key business objectives of expanded user access, reduced costs, improved productivity, and increased revenues. Questor’s customers will benefit from both the combined solutions and the strength of a larger software vendor, as well as from Cuadra’s 25 years of experience in automating collections in the cultural and academic world. The synergies created through this collaboration will allow clients to leverage a full portfolio of collection and information-management tools, and enable them to respond to a broad range of user needs more quickly and cost-effectively.
SydneyPLUS, Cuadra and Questor remain dedicated to maintaining and enhancing the qualities that their customers have come to expect—technical innovation, exceptional service, outstanding reliability and a lifelong reputation for integrity.