Exalead Announces New Search Solution; Announces Updates

Feb 17, 2006


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Exalead has announced the availability of exalead one:workgroup 4.0, an enterprise search product designed for small businesses with as few as two or more employees, or a specialized division within a larger organization. The workgroup solution is built on the company's unified technology platform--exalead one:search--and offers users a way to access unstructured information no matter where it resides. In addition, Exalead released updates to its desktop search software, exalead one:desktop Professional Edition.

The exalead one:workgroup 4.0 solution is integrated with the company's desktop search software for Microsoft Windows-based server environments. The software's plug-and-play design allows for installation with minimal need for customization on behalf of the customer. Additionally, content is automatically classified without the need for dictionaries or taxonomies. Product highlights include: unified search results regardless of where a document resides (PC, Web , Server); real-time indexing; initial support for 32-bit processor Microsoft Windows servers, with future support for 64-bit servers; advanced query capabilities and linguistics, including spelling suggestion, phonetic and proximity search, fuzzy matching, word stemming, multi-language search, automatic phrase detection, automatic translation, and more (regular expressions, NEAR operator); visual previews of all search results to determine the relevance of a document or Web page; security policies are automatically imported and can be tuned; and recognition of a range of file formats, including HTML, XML, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Access, Adobe PDF, and Rich Text.

Exalead also unveiled updates to its exalead one:desktop software. Included in this latest Service Pack 2 is MSI Compliance, which allows for automated mass deployment of the software on multiple desktops within an organization, and group policy management. Additionally, Service Pack 2 is integrated with exalead one:workgroup 4.0 and offers new improvements to the administrator user interface.The exalead one:workgroup 4.0 product is immediately available for download on Exalead's Web site. Pricing begins at $2,995 per server.

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