(Carlsbad, CA - March 1, 2000) - Electronic Online Systems (EOS) International is pleased to announce that it has been qualified as a Microsoft Authorized Education Reseller (AER).
This enables EOS International to provide eligible education institutions and public libraries in the United States with discounts on Microsoft products. Only approved AER resellers can offer this special Academic Pricing.
"As a Microsoft AER, EOS International is able to offer our eligible library clients even more affordable technology solutions. Additionally, the AER status lets EOS streamline the Microsoft licensing process so that these can be ordered and approved online for our clients," says Scot Cheatham, President and CEO of EOS International.
Libraries eligible for this discounted pricing include accredited schools organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes and accredited by associations recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and/or a U.S. State Board of Education. This can include public or private K-12 schools, junior colleges, colleges, universities, scientific and technical institutions, Boards of Education or higher education consortia and research laboratories. Many academic or teaching hospitals, public libraries and public museums may also qualify for education pricing provided they meet Microsoft's qualification guidelines.
All Microsoft Eligible Education Customers must also be located in the contiguous United States. Eligibility guidelines can be found on Microsoft's Education Web site located at http://www.microsoft.com/education/license/eligible.asp.
EOS International is a global library information management software and service company. It produces a number of library products including the Q Series ™, a full-featured, client/server library information management and access system, and GLAS (Graphical Library Automation System), a comprehensive, Windows-based system for small to medium-sized libraries.
Q Series employs the Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 relational database management system. Client workstations require Microsoft 95, 98, or Windows NT Workstation 4.0 while the server runs on Windows NT Version 4.0. GLAS runs on Microsoft Windows 95, 98, or Windows NT.
Q Series client workstations require a 100% compatible PC processor running Microsoft 95, 98, or Windows NT Workstation 4.0. The Q Series server runs on Windows NT Version 4.0. GLAS requires a 100% compatible PC processor running Microsoft Windows 95, 98, or Windows NT.
EOS International's corporate headquarters is located in Carlsbad, California, USA. It has regional offices in London, Paris, and Singapore as well as over 25 other offices and support centers worldwide. EOS International serves thousands of clients in 85 countries, in all types of libraries.