Looking for an MRBS alternative?
...MIDAS has you covered!Are you searching for a suitable alternative to your MRBS (Meeting Room Booking System)?
We're confident that MIDAS can exceed your expectations of what a room booking system should do!
Below is a comparison of the key published features of MRBS with MIDAS...
MRBS vs MIDAS Feature Comparison
|Platform||Web Based - Available from any workstation through a Browser||Web Based - Available from any device with a modern browser (all major browsers supported!)|
|Device Support||Desktop/Laptop only||Desktop, Laptop, Tablet, and Mobile device support|
|Interface||Simple to follow, Web based options and intuitive presentation||MIDAS features an intuitive user interface with a "responsive design", that will automatically adjust the size of your device's screen|
|Recurring Bookings||Flexible Repeating Bookings||Flexible Repetitive Bookings - Learn More|
|Single Sign-On||Authentication with your existing user database (eg Netware, NT Domain, NIS etc.)||Authentication possible via Active Directory/LDAP providing seamless single sign-on capabilities 1|
|Booking Conflicts||Ensures that conflicting entries cannot be entered||MIDAS won't allow double-bookings... ever!|
|Reporting||Reporting option||Extensive graphical reports and statistics and be instantly generated. You can also export data for analysis and use in 3rd party applications - Learn More|
|Calendar Views||Selectable DAY / WEEK / MONTH views||Day, multi-day (2 days - 8 weeks!), and monthly view options available - Learn More|
|User Levels||Multiple auth levels (read-only, user, admin)||An extensive range of over 30 user permissions can be individually assigned to each user account - Learn More|
|Booking Options||Support for bookings by time or period - ideal for use in schools||Bookings can be configured (on a per user basis) to allow booking by discrete start and finish times, or start time and duration, or pre-define periods (Ideal for use in schools!), or even by number of nights (Ideal for use in hotels!)|
|Notifications||Room administrators can be notified of bookings by email||Not only can room administrators be notified when new bookings/booking requests are made, MIDAS includes a powerful "Watches" feature that allows user to be notified when all kinds of activity takes place - for example, when a certain resource is added to a booking, when certain bookings are modified, or when consumables are running low! - Learn More|
|Languages||Multiple languages supported||Multiple languages supported - plus we provide tools to translate MIDAS into other languages|
|Usage||Stable and in use at many organizations||MIDAS stable and trusted by organizations of all types and sizes all across the world!|
|Development||Developed in author's "spare time"||MIDAS has been in continual active development since 2005.|
|Database||MySQL and Postgres support||MySQL support|
|Installation||Customer needs to install MRBS on their own server||Both Cloud-Hosted (SaaS) and Self-Hosted (on-premises) editions of MIDAS are available - Learn More|
|Documentation||Basic, Online only||Complete Online documentation, Offline and printable complete manuals in PDF format, over 70 video tutorials, an extensive Knowledgebase|
|Support||Basic Public Ticket system & mailing list. Authors "prefer not to receive email from users directly"||Live Chat and Dedicated Priority Email support (typical responses within 1 hour, regardless of the day of week!) - see our current response times|
|Price||Free Download||View Pricing|
1 Only available in self-hosted editions licensed for Unlimited users
Information on MRBS features obtained from their official MRBS website and is correct at time of publication