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Fairfax County (VA) Public Schools award DRA $1.1 million upgrade contract

Press Release: Data Research Associates, Inc. [August 15, 2000]

Copyright (c) 2000 Data Research Associates, Inc.

Abstract: Data Research Associates, Inc. announced the Fairfax County (VA) Public Schools will upgrade to DRA''s next-generation Taos system. The contract includes hardware, software, and services valued at more than $1.1 million. Implementation will be on a schedule to be determined during implementation planning.


St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Data Research Associates, Inc. (DRA) (Nasdaq: DRAI) today announced the Fairfax County (VA) Public Schools will upgrade to DRA's next-generation Taos system. The contract includes hardware, software, and services valued at more than $1.1 million. Implementation will be on a schedule to be determined during implementation planning.

The Fairfax County Public Schools have been a DRA Inlex customer since 1990. Michael J. Mellinger, President and CEO of DRA said, "We are pleased that the Fairfax County Public Schools have decided not only to stay with DRA and migrate to our leading-edge Taos product, but also to invest in additional DRA technology to continue their leadership position in bringing technology to their users."

Data Research Associates, Inc., headquartered in St. Louis, is a leading systems integrator for libraries and other information providers, offering its own proprietary information services software, third-party software and hardware, Internet, World Wide Web, networking services and other related support services. Its World Wide Web page is located at www.DRA.com.

This news release contains forward-looking statements, including statements as to anticipated or expected results, beliefs, opinions and future financial performance. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and assumptions and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause DRA's actual results to differ materially. Specific risk factors for the statements contained herein include, but are not limited to, the Company's ability to continue to enhance the Taos product; customer acceptance of that Product; DRA's ability to meet installation schedules; and timing of negotiations for sites who have selected Taos but have not yet signed a contract. Some of these risk factors, as well as additional risk factors, are discussed in detail in DRA's Annual Report and in Exhibit 99-1 of its Form 10-K for fiscal year 1999. DRA does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Publication Year:2000
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:August 15, 2000
Publisher:Data Research Associates, Inc.
Place of Publication:St. Louis, MO
Company: Data Research Associates, Inc.
Libraries: Fairfax County Public Schools
Subject: System announcements -- selection
Online access:http://www.dra.com/news/2000/081500.html
Record Number:8005
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00