VTLS Inc. has expanded its international clientele with sales in Poland, Brunei and Malaysia in the last quarter of 1996 and into the new year.
The University of Brunei Darussalam and the Hieronim Lopacinski Voivodship Public Library of Poland both purchased a VTLS Base System. The Hieronim Lopacinski Public Library is the oldest library in Lublin, celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. Among the library's 300,000+ volumes is an impressive collection of XIXth century books and periodicals. Their primary aim for automating their catalog is to include their collection into the well-organized network of the Lublin Library Consortium already using VTLS. The library purchased a 32-user level VTLS/Unix license with the Oracle Relational Database Management System (RDBMS). The VTLS office in Krakow, Poland will support the library.
The University of Brunei Darussalam acquired a 64-user level license for Virtua, VTLS' 3rd generation solution for library automation. Virtua will be running on the HP 9000 with the Oracle RDBMS. In addition to the base system, the University also purchased Arabic support, Acquisitions, Interlibrary Loan, 50 VTLS Clients, Circulation, Serials Control, Reserve Room Control and the VTLS Self Checkout Interface. Support for the University of Brunei Darussalam will be coordinated by the VTLS agent, InfoCentre.
Also, through InfoCentre, VTLS won four new sites in Malaysia, expanding its customer sites in the country to 14. The Department of Irrigation and Drainage, Taylor's College, The University of Malaysia Sabah and the Tun Hussein Onn Institute of Technology all purchased the VTLS base system. The University of Malaysia Sabah will install VTLS on an HP-Unix Server using the Oracle RDBMS. The University purchased a 32-user level license and the Virtua-Web Gateway. The Tun Hussein Onn Institute of Technology purchased a 16-user level license and the Virtua-Web Gateway. This library will run VTLS on a Sun 3000 server with the Oracle RDBMS.