(Greenbelt, MD - September 10, 1998) In conjunction with the launch of the new Verso Web-based integrated library and knowledge management system (LKMS), Maxcess Corporation announces First 100 -- an affordable, advanced technology LKMS package available to the first two libraries in every state.
"We have had many requests from our own customers as well as from other vendor's customers for a cost and time effective NT based Integrated Library System that is Intranet and Internet-ready, easy to use and employs third generation/Web based functionality," states Jerry Sherman, CEO of the MAXCESS Corporation.
"It is in response to these customer calls nationwide that Maxcess offers First 100," continues Mr. Sherman. "We are giving libraries a way to implement best-of-breed technology tools that will lead them beyond traditional library automation to becoming the true information hub of the organization."
"First 100 is a program designed to make this transition an easy and affordable process," explains Mr. Sherman.
For the next 160 days the Maxcess Corporation will be offering Verso TM in a complete package for less than $60,000:
- Web Public Access, Catalog, Circulation, Serials, Acquisitions and Administration modules
- 24 User License (10 concurrent users
- 100,000 Titles
- Installation and On-Site Training
- Data Conversion (Marc Records Only
- 300Mhz Windows NT Server
- Laser Printer and Barcode Scanner
- Flexible Payment Plan
- Up and Running in 60 Days or Less
In order to make this available to all types of libraries nationwide, Maxcess is making this offer available to two libraries per state only at this time.
The Maxcess Corporation is a .provider of next generation Library and Knowledge Management System (LKMS) solutions that incorporate information and knowledge management with collection management and technical service functions to manage library operations. Maxcess specializes in developing and integrating the best-of-breed technology tools libraries require to offer a broader range of information to a wider audience with the added value that trained information professionals can bring.
With the Verso and Enterprise 2000 solutions, the Maxcess Corporation is the first company to supply systems that are truly Intranet and Internet ready, and completely web-enabled using standard browser interfaces (Microsoft Internet Explorer or Netscape) for all public access and library and information management modules. Verso, an integrated, modular system, automates library functions and provides access to information resources beyond the physical limits of the library. Enterprise 2000, a state-of-the-art knowledge management system, combines library collection management, simple and complex document management, and image management from a single entry point and easy to use interface.
The Maxcess LKMS solutions are based on a multi-tiered thin client-server architecture allowing the system to scale from very small to very large configurations without changing the initial investment in hardware and software. Designed and configured for out-of-the-box operation for your organization, Verso runs under both the Windows NT and UNIX operating systems.