netloan has been designed to minimise the demands created by public access PCs. The cost effective solution incorporates advanced booking, print management, session control and management statistics.
automates the process for PC booking, removing the need for complicated
The web-based client and server software is highly accessible and can be operated on a self-service basis if preferred. netloan pro prevents queuing, conflict and minimises staff involvement in the supervision and the administration of PCs.
netloan has sophisticated session control, always authenticating users before use. Staff can enforce regulations with netloan's on-screen messaging and remote logout features.
|Complete Session Control|
|netloan has complete
session control; ensuring
users' sessions end on time, every time.
Users login to their sessions using their username and/or pin code. Once authenticated, users can view your acceptable use policy, which they must agree to comply with, before they can begin their sessions.
During sessions netloan displays a countdown clock on the user's interface. Towards the end of their session, warning messages are sent to users. Once the session time has fully elapsed, users are automatically logged out and no history is saved.
|netloan offers an integrated Print Management solution, which can be implemented to meet the individual needs of each library branch. Prior to the release of a print job, netloan ensures that users are aware of how many pages they are printing and the total cost of the job. Through netloan, wastage problems, non-collection and non-payment of print jobs can be avoided. Combine netloan with the optional netloan Kiosk+ for the ultimate self-service print solution.|
range of statistics includes
information on the use of PCs, missed sessions and
use of applications. This information is vital for
monitoring and analysing the efficiency of your
service, as well as budgeting and planning for the
netloan's management reports are reliable, meaningful and aid management decisions. The various reporting options are available in a variety of usable formats, including PDF and MS Excel.
Reports includes Application Usage (for example: how many minutes MS Word has been used), Missed Reservations, PC Usage Rate, etc.
|Other Netloan Features|
|Optional Netloan Modules|
The charging module enables you to charge for the use of your computers. The charge is set per minute of use. With the charging module you can:
netloan Offline Module
The netloan offline module is designed to allow people to log into the netloan machines with their library card even in the event of a network failure. When this occurs, each machine uses a cached database of user log on information to authenticate users on a ‘first come, first serve’ basis. When a user successfully logs on, they are logged in with a local windows account on to the computer.
netloan Webstats Module
The webstat module can keep a statistical record of what web site your users are visiting. It can also be used to create black lists (sites users cannot visit) and white lists (the only sites users can visit).