Exalead Announces New Versions of Search Software

Oct 17, 2006


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Exalead, a provider of search software for business and the web, has announced new versions of its unified search software products for desktop and workgroup environments. The new releases--exalead one:desktop 4.5 and exalead one:workgroup 4.5--offer several new performance enhancements as well as support for new file formats and email clients.

The new exalead one:desktop 4.5 Professional Edition has no indexing limitations. This capability is also part of exalead one:workgroup 4.5. Users will have the ability to index an unlimited number of documents, regardless of format or location, at no additional cost. Exalead will continue to offer a free downloadable version of its exalead one:desktop software product that can index up to 100,000 documents. As a standalone product, exalead one:desktop 4.5 offers unified access to information located on a hard drive, in applications like email or on the web. The new functionality of release 4.5 builds on Exalead's user interface and patented navigation technology, which allows users to search by serendipity. For every search query, Exalead returns a list of categories and related terms to allow users to broaden or refine a search by location, author, or format, or to exclude irrelevant terms and topics.

New features and enhancements include: infinite scalability; fast query response; the ability to optimize search performance on any PC; expanded email client support; support for 300+ file formats; rich document preview; and optimized for multi-core and multi-processor PCs. The new exalead one:desktop 4.5 and exalead one:workgroup 4.5 products are currently available for download. Pricing for exalead one:desktop 4.5 Professional Edition begins at $60 per user, while pricing for exalead one:workgroup begins at $2,995 per server. Users can download the free edition of exalead one:desktop 4.5, which can index up to 100,000 documents, at the Exalead site.

(www.exalead.com)