It was announced today, at the Total Library Solutions Exhibition, held at the NEC, that InfoVision Technology Pty of Australia, had appointed a new distributor for its products in the UK and Ireland.
A new company, InfoVision Technology Limited has been established to take over responsibility for the distribution and support of the Amlib library system, with effect from 1st April 2003.
In a statement issued today, Managing Director of InfoVision Technology Limited, Alistair Robinson said "We have worked hard with the current distributor to ensure that there is a smooth handover, thus minimising any risk of disruption to existing customers, and by securing the services of staff with Amlib knowledge and experience, we are confident that we can provide the market with a class leading product and support".
Harold Dykstra, director of InfoVision Technology Pty Ltd in Australia, commented on the recent survey published in the March 2003 Smart Libraries Newsletter from the American Library Association – where InfoVision Technology's Amlib was shown as Number 1 in "new name sales" in 2002, ahead of all other library systems in the survey. Harold Dykstra said "We are very pleased with the appointment of InfoVision Technology Limited as a distributor of our products in the UK and Ireland. They are a professional and customer focused organisation which will continue to build on the success of Amlib worldwide, ensuring a similar success in the UK and Ireland to what has happened in Australia and the US".
Roy Bent, Customer Services Director of InfoVision Technology Limited was quoted as saying "Amlib is a market leading product in Australia, and a major player in the library market in North America - it is our intention to take it to the top in the UK and Ireland."
Talking of future developments Product Director of InfoVision Technology Limited, Lesley Robinson said "We hope in the near future to be in a position to also offer customers InfoVision's document management system Information Management, which will open up new opportunities for customers to streamline their businesses The website for InfoVision Technology Limited for the UK and Ireland is http://www.infovision-tech.com/
The website for the Amlib Library Management System worldwide is http://www.amlib.net/