Verity, Inc., a provider of enterprise software, has announced the U.S. Army has employed the K2 Enterprise (K2E) software on its Army Knowledge Online (AKO) intranet. More than 1.27 million Army employees and retirees are currently registered to use AKO. Col. Timothy Fong, director of chief technology office, NETCOM, has explained that, "AKO is the Army's enterprise portal. It is the only site that any soldier, retiree or civilian needs to go to handle a myriad of operational, procedural, and personal information matters, from administrative tasks, online education, and training, to checking benefits. The Army uses the Verity K2E product to index, search, and retrieve the large and growing amount of information on the AKO site.