Monday, October 31, 2005

IBM, Google team up on enterprise search technology

Dave Girouard, general manager, Google Enterprise, said, "Google Desktop for Enterprise helps users navigate the growing sea of information on their PC, including their overflowing inbox, documents, presentations, PDF files, and web pages they've visited. We're pleased IBM is integrating its search solution with Google Desktop for Enterprise, enabling its customers to use multiple software solutions to reach a broader set of enterprise data sources."

Jon Prial, vice president - content management and discovery, IBM, said, "With this announcement, we are providing IBM enterprise search customers, additional tools to help them more easily find information wherever it is, now including the desktop. WebSphere Information Integrator OmniFind Edition is the first mainstream, enterprise scale solution that enables users to search, based on concepts and facts, not just keywords, to find the exact information they are looking for across the enterprise. This, coupled with Google Desktop for Enterprise, creates a powerful search combination across the desktop and a variety of enterprise sources."

Google Desktop for Enterprise is available for download, at no cost, from; IBM WebSphere Information Integrator OmniFind Edition Plug-In for Google Desktop for Enterprise, can be downloaded free of cost, from the IBM DeveloperWorks site.


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