Thunderhead, an enterprise communications company, announced the release of the NOW Context Engine, a new component of Thunderhead NOW 4.0 platform. The NOW Context Engine is a XML repository designed to archive document and correspondence content. The new module will integrate directly with existing customer information systems. The NOW Context Engine will also form the core of Thunderhead’s new analytic and management information functionality. Communication data stored in the Context Engine will be available to various analytical tools, including Thunderhead’s Analyze NOW components. Thunderhead also announced that it had entered into a strategic OEM agreement with IBM to embed its DB2 pure XML solution in the NOW Context Engine.