BURNSVILLE, MN, July 26, 2000 - Sagebrush Corporation, a solutions provider for the education and library markets, recently announced the largest sale in the company's historyŚmore than $1.4 million to New York City schools. The sale consists of 346 new Winnebago Spectrum purchases, 17 Winnebago Spectrum upgrades from previous Winnebago programs, and one upgrade from a competitor's program. The sale was handled by John and Carol Boyd, Sagebrush Corporation Representatives for New York, New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania, and Delaware.
Jay Stead, Sagebrush President and CEO, said, "With Athena and Winnebago Spectrum, Sagebrush offers the broadest array of library automation solutions available. Helping customers choose the right solution is where professionals like John and Carol Boyd come in. The Boyds have been top performers for years because they are skilled at identifying customer needs and delivering the best solutions to satisfy those needs. With this sale, hundreds of thousands of New York City students will benefit from enhanced learning opportunities and greater access to resources through easy-to-use library automation and information access solutions provided by Sagebrush Corporation."
John Boyd, who worked with the school system representatives to assemble the optimal package for the schools, said, "When we started our dialogue with the school representatives, we stressed to them that nothing else they could improve within their schools would affect more children than library automation. This package of library automation solutions helps develop the flow of information through the schools to the kids. This technology has a tremendous impact on learning."
About Winnebago Spectrum
Winnebago Spectrum for Windows and Mac OS lets librarians integrate all types of resources into the library collection with an integrated, cross-platform circulation and catalog system. Spectrum's advanced 32-bit client/server architecture, multi-tasking/multi-windowing capabilities, Internet connectivity, networking flexibility, and cutting-edge Z39.50 technology bring libraries maximum automation power that's easy enough for all patrons to use. Winnebago Spectrum is a Media & Methods Awards Portfolio winner and has previously received Curriculum Administrator's District's Choice Award.
About Sagebrush Corporation
Sagebrush Corporation is a fast-growing provider of integrated information management solutions for the education world. On January 14, Sagebrush Corporation merged with Winnebago Software Companyé. The combined company now operates as Sagebrush Corporation, with headquarters in Burnsville, Minnesota. The company offers library automation systems, information solutions, and learning resources with a focus on the education market. Through its employees and representatives, Sagebrush Corporation markets and distributes its products throughout North America and the world.