Fast Search & Transfer (FAST), the leading developer of enterprise search and real-time alerting technologies, and Ferramentas de Busca Ltda., a Brazilian systems integrator, have formed an agreement upon which Ferramentas de Busca will become FAST's lead distributor of FAST Data Search throughout Brazil. As part of the agreement, Ferramentas de Busca will also offer FAST product integration, training, technical support, and marketing initiatives. The FAST Data Search suite of enterprise search solutions offers a combination of real-time search technology, business search management tools, and information analysis capabilities. The single-platform approach of FAST Data Search provides customers and partners with scalable, industrial strength search solutions that address their needs and allow them to migrate from smaller installations to enterprise-wide deployments, as required, without changing software platform. FAST Data Search enables companies and organizations to develop information transparency and utilization across organizational units and geographical areas. This results in improved efficiency through collaboration, information sharing, and real-time data monitoring and filtering, as well as a boost in ROI and lowered total cost-of-ownership.