Library Technology Guides

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June 21, 2018

Lucidea Lucidea announces Inmagic Presto Release V5.0, with user-requested enhancements and more. Lucidea’s latest Inmagic Presto release includes a number of exciting capabilities that enable knowledge managers to offer users an ever more visually appealing, easily navigable, personalized and efficient KM platform. [Full Announcement].

January 20, 2012

Lucidea SydneyPLUS Inmagic division acquires Presto product. SydneyPLUS KM, provider of Library KM software and solutions to Fortune 1000 companies, law firms and government agencies has just announced that its Inmagic division has reacquired Presto, bringing it back into Inmagic's portfolio of library and KM solutions. Presto is a social knowledge management platform integrating knowledge-based content with the "wisdom of the community" to create an Enterprise 2.0 environment that supports your organization’s research and business objectives. Inmagic also acquired the applications built using the Presto platform: Presto Social Library, Presto KnowledgeNet, Presto AssociatioNet, and Presto IdeaNet. In late 2011 SydneyPLUS KM acquired Inmagic's Library Suite of products and trademark. Simultaneously, it announced the intent to form a strategic partnership to co-market and support the Presto product line. [Full Announcement].

August 24, 2010

Inmagic, Inc. Latest Version of Inmagic Presto broadens collaboration capabilities and deepens security Elements. Inmagic released the latest version of Inmagic Presto, an application that enables non-technical business users to create and manage KnowledgeNets, Social Knowledge Networks (SKN) that are tied to a specific business objective. Presto 3.5 delivers enhanced functionality to customers that include discussion forums, which facilitate topic-specific collaboration; extended single sign-on, which authenticates third-party applications; and improved overall performance optimization for large enterprise organizations. [Full Announcement].

January 21, 2009

Inmagic, Inc. Inmagic announces industry's first social library solution. Inmagic announced its latest application, Inmagic Presto for Social Libraries. This application is based on the recently released version of Presto – dubbed Presto Social – and is the first to transform libraries from cost centers to productivity centers by leveraging both content and the user community to create rich knowledge networks. [Full Announcement].

October 14, 2008

Inmagic, Inc. Inmagic Taps SAVVIS for Social Knowledge Network Hosting in the Cloud. Inmagic announced that its social knowledge management platform, Inmagic Presto, and Inmagic Integrated Library System Inmagic Genie are now available through a cloud-based service hosted and supported by SAVVIS Communications Corporation, a leading provider of managed IT infrastructure solutions. Now leading organizations can harness and capitalize on their vast arrays of vetted knowledge and the wisdom of their communities, without the capital expense of expanding their data centers, buying hardware, licensing software seats, training IT personnel, or supporting ongoing maintenance and management. [Full Announcement].

May 31, 2007

Inmagic, Inc. Inmagic Presto Software ensures NASA space shuttle safety by organizing and providing access to critical images. NASA selected Inmagic Presto software as the foundation of its Institutional Computerized Archiving System which makes its collection of baseline images readily available outside of the Images Analysis Teams. Presto opens the baseline images for use by the broader NASA community by organizing those images and providing direct 24/7 Web-based access for all authorized users. Presto also is used to archive motion picture film and video footage captured during a mission, and in the future will be used to distribute that footage as well. [Full Announcement].

February 22, 2007

Inmagic, Inc. Version 2.0 of Inmagic's Presto adds RSS, alerts and event logging capabilities. Inmagic, Inc. today announced the general release of v2.0 of Inmagic Presto, its research asset management software. Presto is a Webbased enterprise software application that enables organizations with high-value dynamic content in diverse formats and locations to actively manage that content and provide 24 x 7 access to it. Presto capitalizes on Inmagic's twenty years of experience helping thousands of information-intensive organizations to actively manage their research assets and gain extraordinary insights from them. [Full Announcement].

January 19, 2007

Inmagic, Inc. Inmagic and WebFeat partner to provide Inmagic Presto. Inmagic, Inc., the global leader in enterprise Research Asset Management, andWebFeat, the global leader in federated searching, today announced at the ALAMidwinter Meeting a partnership that will enable Inmagic® Presto customers to conductfederated searches across virtually unlimited external data sources. [Full Announcement].