Inxight Acquires Federated Search and Alert Technology Assets from Intelliseek

May 20, 2005

Inxight Software, Inc., a provider of enterprise software solutions for information discovery, has completed its purchase of the federated search and alert technology product line, formerly called Enterprise Discovery Suite, from Intelliseek, Inc. The product line has been renamed Inxight SmartDiscovery Awareness Server.

Inxight SmartDiscovery Awareness Server is designed to help users derive insight and intelligence from hundreds of information sources through a single interface. Alerts automatically inform users of new and updated information impacting their business. SmartDiscovery Awareness Server is preconfigured out-of-the-box to search and track relevant data from hundreds of online sources, including Web sources such as patent databases and SEC filings and public Web sources such as CNET and MSN Search. Enterprises can also create brokers to new information sources through a point-and-click interface, extending the searching and alerting capabilities to a range of subscription and enterprise sources.

Features of the Inxight SmartDiscovery Awareness Server include: Global Search--Select from pre-configured content sources to perform searches in real time; Boolean, Proximity, and Field-based Operators--Automatically translate and transform users' queries to the form appropriate to each source; Single Sign-On and Authentication--Leverage existing SSO and authentication schemes to provide secure access to subscription and other password-protected data sources; De-duplication--Eliminate duplicate result records from multiple sources; Relevance Ranking--Sort documents from a variety of sources based on their relevance to users information needs; Advanced Sorting and Filtering Options--Sort and filter results by relevance, date, source, category, or other criteria; "More Like This" Searching--Highlight an individual result and the system will find other similar results; Source Suggest--Suggest new sources to add to users' personal search universe based on their queries; Collaborative Results Sharing--Share results with others via email, or format for printing and reading offline; Search Alerts--Stay aware of developments related to search queries; Page Tracking--Set page alerts to monitor individual pages for changes; and Background Searching--Configure federated searches to run in the background and the system will notify users with the results when ready. Inxight SmartDiscovery Awareness Server is generally available now.