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January 20, 2012

(Lucidea) SydneyPLUS KM, provider of Library KM software and solutions to Fortune 1000 companies, law firms and government agencies has just announced that its Inmagic division has reacquired Presto, bringing it back into Inmagic's portfolio of library and KM solutions. Presto is a social knowledge management platform integrating knowledge-based content with the "wisdom of the community" to create an Enterprise 2.0 environment that supports your organization’s research and business objectives. Inmagic also acquired the applications built using the Presto platform: Presto Social Library, Presto KnowledgeNet, Presto AssociatioNet, and Presto IdeaNet. In late 2011 SydneyPLUS KM acquired Inmagic's Library Suite of products and trademark. Simultaneously, it announced the intent to form a strategic partnership to co-market and support the Presto product line.

August 5, 2011

(Inmagic, Inc.) Increasing demand among associations for better collaboration and member self-service has led the Human Resources Professionals Association, and the American Society of Association Executives to select Inmagic Presto to make information more accessible for both internal staff and members, and to provide better overall service.

July 28, 2011

(Inmagic, Inc.) Inmagic brings its latest application to market with the introduction of Inmagic IdeaNet, built on Presto technology. IdeaNet helps business-to-business product development teams bring together their knowledge and expertise with customer feedback and insight to generate ideas, manage the idea development process, and fuel product innovation.

March 8, 2011

(Inmagic, Inc.) Inmagic has introduced Inmagic DB/TextWorks v13 and DB/Text Web Publisher Pro v13, two integral components of Inmagic DB/Text Library Suite. Enhancements have been made to improve customization, security, and database maintenance, giving library professionals new ways to control, organize, and manage information for their organizations.

February 28, 2011

(Inmagic, Inc.) Inmagic unveiled Inmagic Presto AssociatioNet, the latest in Inmagic’s growing library of Social Knowledge Network applications that are designed to meet the needs of specific industries. AssociatioNet gives member-based organizations a more efficient way to provide diverse volumes of content and information resources to their members – resulting in improved service levels, increased membership attraction and retention, and more connected communities.

August 24, 2010

(Inmagic, Inc.) Inmagic released the latest version of Inmagic Presto, an application that enables non-technical business users to create and manage KnowledgeNets, Social Knowledge Networks (SKN) that are tied to a specific business objective. Presto 3.5 delivers enhanced functionality to customers that include discussion forums, which facilitate topic-specific collaboration; extended single sign-on, which authenticates third-party applications; and improved overall performance optimization for large enterprise organizations.

February 12, 2010

(Inmagic, Inc.) Inmagic announced that Tony Florence has joined the company’s management team as Executive Vice President of Sales and Business Development. Mr. Florence will focus on driving the company’s global sales strategy and business development initiatives to align with increasing adoption of Inmagic Presto across enterprise organizations.

February 11, 2010

(Inmagic, Inc.) Inmagic announced the appointment of Robert Warren to the Inmagic management team as Vice President of Products, effective immediately. Warren assumes responsibility for driving the company’s global product development strategy and aligning product development efforts with customer initiatives.

November 23, 2009

(Inmagic, Inc.) Inmagic announced that Paul E. Blondin has joined the company’s board of directors. Mr. Blondin brings more than 25 years of senior management experience in the software industry to the company, and will provide strategic vision and guidance to the Inmagic management team.

November 10, 2009

(Inmagic, Inc.) Continuing to buck economic trends and cost sensitivities in the marketplace, Inmagic this year extended its lead in the markets for social knowledge management and special library solutions. In addition to the company’s ongoing growth and acquisition of major new accounts in the enterprise market, it has raised additional investment, and was named to Software Magazine’s list of the world’s 500 largest software and service providers.

June 30, 2009

(Inmagic, Inc.) Inmagic introduced Inmagic DB/TextWorks v12, a foundational component of the Inmagic DB/Text Library Suite. Several key enhancements to DB/TextWorks, including improvements to batch modify, search, reporting, and imaging, have been added to improve database maintenance and workflow. With this additional functionality, special library and information professionals are freed-up to focus on providing high-quality access to information and research to their organizations. DB/TextWorks is a specialized database and text retrieval system used by more than 5,000 organizations to manage special library collections and content. DB/TextWorks can efficiently organize nearly any type of digital information—including documents, images, and multimedia—resulting in a centralized knowledge repository that is accessible to all constituents.

May 21, 2009

(Inmagic, Inc.) Inmagic announced Ron Matros has joined the company as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. In his new role, Matros will lead all key facets of the business, including engineering, services, finance, sales, marketing, and new business development. He also joins Inmagic’s Board of Directors.

February 26, 2009

(Inmagic, Inc.) Inmagic’s launch of Social Knowledge Networks and the first integrated Social Library has sparked strong demand for Inmagic solutions, resulting in record revenue performance and significant new customer acquisition. Proven leadership in knowledge management and special libraries has led information and special library professionals at companies such as the ACLU, Wyeth Consumer Healthcare, and USAID—in addition to the largest deal in company history—to rely on Inmagic.

January 21, 2009

(Inmagic, Inc.) Inmagic announced its latest application, Inmagic Presto for Social Libraries. This application is based on the recently released version of Presto – dubbed Presto Social – and is the first to transform libraries from cost centers to productivity centers by leveraging both content and the user community to create rich knowledge networks.

November 17, 2008

(Inmagic, Inc.) Inmagic unveiled Inmagic DB/Text Library Suite, a comprehensive Web-based integrated library system built on the company’s popular family of library and information management tools. Designed for a wide range of organizations with special libraries, DB/Text Library Suite gives librarians and information professionals a complete solution to collect, manage, and provide secure access to traditional and non-traditional library materials and collections, whether over the Web or a corporate network.

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