NetSimplicity Adds to Growing Roster of Education Customers
AUSTIN, TX, Aug. 23, 2004 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX) -- Three new schools have joined the growing roster of NetSimplicity education customers that now rely on Meeting Room Manager software to schedule classrooms and resources. Included are Vanderbilt University (Owen Graduate School of Management) in Nashville, TN, St. Anselm College in Manchester, NH, and the University of New Mexico at Los Alamos.
NetSimplicity now boasts more than 80 educational institutions who chose the software to automate their scheduling processes and rapidly arrange meetings and locate resources.
"We're excited to be using Meeting Room Manager as our scheduling solution," said Erin Chaney, systems analyst with the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. "Tech support has been especially great to work with and the installation was flawless." More than 600 students, instructors and personnel are now able to check room assignments and reserve equipment through MRM.
NetSimplicity has found scheduling to be a business critical process for its educational customers which include libraries, schools, colleges and universities. The company has combined technology and services to address challenges unique to the educational industry, enabling organizations to meet demands effectively.
Because the task of scheduling conference rooms, classrooms and lecture halls on a daily basis is often cumbersome, NetSimplicity's solutions for the education industry are designed to be easy to install and ready to be used by administrative staff, IT departments, facilities managers and others. Meeting Room Manager allows users to:
- Save time by quickly finding and reserving rooms and equipment
- Eliminate frustrations and resolve scheduling conflicts
- Send out meeting notices
- Track equipment and supplies
- Control and manage the entire scheduling process
- Use both a Network and Web-based interface
- Customize as desired
"Our primary mission is to streamline scheduling, reduce costs and improve productivity for our customers," said Nancy Harris, vice president of Software at NetSimplicity, a division of Forgent (NASDAQ: FORG). "Our solutions enable educational institutions everywhere to simplify and automate the scheduling process for meeting rooms, classrooms or for resources such as lab equipment, PCs and more."
NetSimplicity provides proven solutions for the education industry with Meeting Room Manager (available in Lite, Pro and Enterprise versions), Classroom Manager and Resource Scheduler software.
NetSimplicity provides a spectrum of scheduling software that enables all sizes of organizations to streamline the scheduling of people, places and things. The company's offerings include Meeting Room Manager, the company's flagship product that provides web-based room scheduling capabilities, and Visual Asset Manager, an easy-to-use product for managing corporate assets. For additional information, visit www.netsimplicity.com. NetSimplicity is a division of Forgent (NASDAQ: FORG).