GARCHES, FRANCE – February 16 2010 – Infor announced that the Montpellier Metropolitan Area Libraries (Montpellier Agglomération Médiathèques) has selected V-smart, Infor’s Web-based integrated library system, following one of the largest tenders in France in 2009. The Montpellier Metropolitan Area Libraries will implement V-smart, as well as Infor’s V-insight statistical analysis portal, to manage the libraries’ rich collection of more than one million items and to process more than 1.5 million annual loans.
"The selection of V-smart by the Montpellier Metropolitan Area Libraries represents another significant success for Infor," says Ann Melaerts, managing director Infor Library and Information Solutions. "This latest win adds to a list of major libraries that have chosen our solutions including the Strasbourg Library Network, the City of Paris Library Network, and the Troyes Metropolitan Area Media Center. With this addition to our worldwide customer base we are now squarely positioned as the technology provider of choice for some of the world’s most prestigious libraries. We are excited to work with the Montpellier Metropolitan Area Libraries and look forward to a successful and long-lasting relationship."
The Montpellier Metropolitan Area includes 13 libraries and 281 full-time staff members that serve a population of more than 600,000 people. In addition to a wide array of books and periodicals, the libraries offer users audio-visual materials, special historical items, photographs, and posters. For more information about the libraries, visit: http://mediatheque.montpellier-agglo.com/
At Infor, we work with a core belief. We believe in the customer. We believe that the customer is seeking a better, more collaborative relationship with its software provider. And a new breed of software: created for evolution, not revolution. Software that's simple to buy, easy to deploy and convenient to manage. Infor Library and Information Solutions offers libraries and information centers a suite of products that redefine the user experience. With our products, our customers provide their users access to quality information, manage customer relationships, gain insight into trends, and create an engaging online environment. For more information about Infor and our library products, visit http://vubis-smart.com or www.infor.com. There is a better way.