SOURCE: NetSimplicity

May 22, 2007 14:56 ET

NetSimplicity Releases Breakthrough Meeting Room Manager V7.5 -- An Innovative Room Scheduling Solution

Features Powerful All-in-One Outlook® Scheduling and New Services Management Capabilities

AUSTIN, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 22, 2007 -- NetSimplicity Software, the recognized leader in easy-to-use, customizable software that simplifies everyday administrative tasks, today announced the general availability of Meeting Room Manager (MRM) V7.5.

This latest version of NetSimplicity's room scheduling software provides a complete all-in-one scheduling solution empowering users throughout the organization to schedule rooms and resources from any standard web browser, Outlook®, and LCD Panel -- reducing administrative costs and increasing workforce productivity associated with the planning of meetings.

MRM 7.5 contains the following powerful new features:

MRM Outlook® Scheduling

With the new MRM Outlook Scheduling interface, everyone in an organization can easily find and book the right meeting rooms, resources and services directly from Microsoft Outlook®. Users can maximize conference room utilization by searching rooms that meet a user's meeting requirements, and can schedule people, meeting rooms, videoconference rooms, A/V equipment, multi-functional rooms, room setups, and catering all within Outlook. Meeting Room Manager controls access to meeting rooms according to an organization's policy, prevents double bookings, automates service requests and tracks costs and charges -- all while providing Outlook users easy, self-service scheduling of everything they need for their meetings.

MRM Services Management

MRM Services Management provides room and resource administrator's powerful tools to fully track, manage and control catering, equipment or other meeting service orders related to meetings and events scheduling. Schedulers now have an easy way to order items and reserve rooms all in one fast and easy reservation process.

--  Schedulers can select from unique menus based on their location and
    which rooms they are booking.
--  Services can be independently managed with its own request and
    confirmation rules and user rights, notifications and reports.
--  Item inventory can be controlled by location eliminating overbooking
    of limited items.
--  Minimum lead times can be enforced for requests by service category
    and individual item.
"Meeting Room Manager 7.5 is our most robust product ever released to the market," said Nancy Harris, Vice President of NetSimplicity. "Building on our commitment to provide the easiest, most flexible and customizable room and resource scheduling software on the market, MRM 7.5 delivers industry-leading Outlook and Services Management functionality with a balance of price and performance that reflects our customer's top requirements."


NetSimplicity is an office administration software company with an impressive roster of over 2,000 domestic and international customers, including many Fortune and Global 1000 firms. Founded in 1994 and originally known as Network Simplicity, our company is the leader in easy-to-use software that simplifies everyday administrative tasks, eliminates costly manual processes and optimizes workforce productivity by managing and scheduling of rooms, equipment, assets and resources. For more information, please visit NetSimplicity is a division of Forgent Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FORG).

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