InfoHost Pte Ltd is a member of iGroup (Asia Pacific limited). Book Promotion and Service, the first of the iGroup offices, was formed in 1983 and initially specialized in the marketing and distribution of printed books in Thailand and its neighbouring countries.
As new developments in the library and information sectors underwent growth and change, so too the company grew to meet its customer’s needs with additional resources and services, including distribution of electronic information delivered in CD-ROM and Internet/Intranet media. The company also began developing its own technologies such as eLib, a library management system.
As the business volume in each territory grew, local companies were opened to support existing customers and to continue to grow our business base.
From the late 1980s to mid-1990s, offices were opened in Singapore [InfoHost Pte Ltd], Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines and Vietnam.
The iGroup was formally incorporated in mid-1999, in recognition that the many individual companies of the group could benefit from a formal infrastructure to share resources.
The iGroup focuses on the knowledge management and information industry, and caters to the needs of our customers: librarians, students, academics, educators, scientists and research professionals.
The iGroup (Asia Pacific) Limited, is a Hong Kong registered multinational organisation with offices spanning 14 countries in the Asia Pacific region and with a total staff force of over 1000.
In recent years, iGroup has expanded its business to K12 market.
InfoHost Pte Ltd provides and promotes electronic resources including research databases, e-books, e-journals and management solutions to both the public and private sectors in Singapore.
InfoHost works extensively with publishers worldwide to bring quality content ranging from STEM, Business & Laws, Social Sciences, Medical, Video & Comics and Newspaper as well as Knowledge Management and Learning Solutions to cater to the needs of our clients, mainly librarians, students, academics and researchers.
InfoHost has a deep purpose as an organization to develop the skills and experience of its customers through product training and bi-annual user group meetings. The company aims to be a one-stop shop for its information users.