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31 January 2012

Stockton-on-Tees Libraries go live with PC Reservation from Envisionware.

Stockton-on-Tees Libraries go live with PC Reservation from Envisionware.

Interleaf Technology, distributor for Envisionware in EMEA, announces that Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council, UK, have successfully gone live with PC Reservation booking system in their VMware VDI environment. With 12 library branches and more than 130 clients the PC Reservation system provides a comprehensive PC booking management solution. Interleaf Technology carried out the initial implementation and will be providing ongoing support.

Michael Foster of the ICT department at Xentrall Shared Services, who provide a comprehensive service to Stockton Borough Council, noted “We had been searching for a PC Booking system for our libraries that could fit in with our VMWare View VDI Implementation and in Envisionware we have a partner that can provide the products that we require. Interleaf Technology were very flexible and supportive in the implementation phase, meeting our deadlines and integrating the solution with our VDI technology. The system authenticates our borrowers in real time using SIP against our Library Management System. ”

PC Reservation:
Worldwide, PC Reservation® stands for the ultimate solution in public computer management. Offering unsurpassed versatility and the most intuitive public interface, PC Reservation is a turnkey solution for every library regardless of size or type. Version 4 is the new generation of computer management, designed with new technology to incorporate all of the great features in use by over 10,000 libraries around the world.

About Stockton-On-Tees Libraries:
Stockton-on-Tees Librariesprovide good quality, relevant, accessible and modern library and information services which are responsive to the needs and lifestyles of the users it aims to serve.There are 12 branches providing internet access - with free Wi-Fi in some.

About Xentrall Shared Services.
Xentrall is a ground-breaking public sector partnership between Stockton-On-Tees Borough Council and Darlington Borough Council. It was set up to deliver key back office transactional services.
Stockton and Darlington Councils are neighbouring unitary authorities which have a culture of innovation and service improvement.
Xentrall works jointly with both Councils supporting them in the delivery of their services. The services currently being delivered by the partnership are ICT, Design and Print, Transactional HR and Transactional Finance.
The partnership was set up to deliver savings but there has also been investment in the partnership providing additional capacity to support each Council in the transformation of their services.

For more information contact Martin McGovern at Interleaf Technology.

Interleaf 55-57 Southern Cross Business Park, Boghall Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow, A98 YD30 Tel: +353 1 2865855 Fax: +353 1 2865899