HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (July 14, 2000) The Eastman Kodak Company, worldwide leader in the research, development and manufacture of imaging equipment and technology, has announced the installation of Sirsi Corporation's Hyperion Digital Media Archive in its corporate library. According to Peggy Calkins, library director, Hyperion will be used to provide Kodak researchers throughout the world with online access to technical reports. The library, which has used SIRSI's Unicorn Library Management System since 1996, will take advantage of Unicorn's Classified Accountability features to prevent unauthorized access to the technical reports stored in Hyperion.
Kodak is a global manufacturer and marketer of chemical and digital imaging products and services. Its customers include consumers, photofinishers, professional photographers, printers, publishers, health care providers, motion picture and television producers and office information managers. The company's worldwide manufacturing and R&D operations involve engineers and scientists working in a range of disciplines, including chemistry, physics, optics, digital science, as well as chemical, electrical, mechanical and software engineering. Kodak sales worldwide in 1999 totaled $14.1 billion. The company employs 80,000 people worldwide.
SIRSI, founded in 1979, is a privately held company with headquarters in Huntsville, Ala. SIRSI uses the most advanced technology available to provide easy-to-use information systems for libraries, businesses and archives. With offices in major U.S. cities and subsidiaries in Australia, Canada, Latin America, the Middle East, the Peoples Republic of China and the United Kingdom, the company has established its Unicorn products as the leading client-server library information systems in the world.