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  • LucidWorks preps Solr stack as Splunk killer

    Enterprise search software provider LucidWorks has introduced a package based on its open-source Apache Solr search engine that will allow administrators and business analysts to extract more information from IT system logs.

  • Huawei expands partnership with SAP, launches new HANA hardware

    Huawei's enterprise unit has launched the FusionCube for high-end HANA systems and will also work with SAP on products for areas such as enterprise mobility.

  • Microsoft lays out more Yammer integration plans

    Upcoming integration points between Yammer and Microsoft products will include email interoperability, document collaboration and enterprise search, as Microsoft pursues its plan to make Yammer a common enterprise social collaboration layer across its business software.

  • Microsoft lays out more Yammer integration plans

    Upcoming integration points between Yammer and Microsoft products will include email interoperability, document collaboration and enterprise search, as Microsoft pursues its plan to make Yammer a common enterprise social collaboration layer across its business software.

  • Microsoft lays out more Yammer integration plans

    Upcoming integration points between Yammer and Microsoft products will include email interoperability, document collaboration and enterprise search, as Microsoft pursues its plan to make Yammer a common enterprise social collaboration layer across its business software.

  • Big Data distributor DataStax launches UK office

    DataStax, the open source start-up which combines Apache Cassandra (the database developed by Facebook) with Hadoop (the number-crunching platform based on Google?s backend infrastructure), has opened an office in London to address the growing Big Data market in Europe.

  • HP unveils 'Big Data Security' strategy

    HP today took the wraps off its Big Data Security strategy, describing how combining the enterprise search and knowledge management resources from its Autonomy subsidiary with its ArcSight security-event and information management (SIEM) can yield new ways to detect cyberattacks or rogue-employee behavior.

  • IBM plans to buy e-discovery firm StoredIQ

    In a move to expand its portfolio of information governance software, IBM is acquiring e-discovery software vendor StoredIQ.

  • Apache Lucene/Solr expands across many servers

    The Apache Software Foundation's widely used open source Lucene/Solr search engine package has been upgraded to accommodate its users' seemingly insatiable need to collect and use ever-larger amounts of data.

  • Google to drop Mini search appliance, iGoogle, other products

    Google will discontinue its Mini enterprise search appliance, as part of the latest batch of product closures the company announced on Tuesday.

Latest Features

  • Semantic web tools you can use now

    Vince Fioramonti had an epiphany back in 2001. He realised that valuable investment information was becoming increasingly available on the web, and that a growing number of vendors were offering software to capture and interpret that information in terms of its importance and relevance.

  • Best free server tools for Microsoft admins

    "Free" is a term rarely associated with Microsoft offerings, especially at the server end of the spectrum. Exchange Server, SQL Server, SharePoint, Hyper-V, IT admins know functionality comes at a price. More surprising, however, is the wealth of server tools Microsoft offers for free, some of which can, in the right contexts, provide an adequate substitute for the paid versions of Microsoft's more intriguing server products.

  • Top 10 Google Apps for business

    Google Apps is growing up. Over the past six months, dozens of developers have built apps to make Google's office wares (Apps, Docs, Gmail, Calendar) more appealing for the enterprise. The following is a selection of these apps. They range from the practical (backups) to the creative (a freebie VPN replacement based on Google Talk). Better still, most of them are free.

  • The future of enterprise search

    Future search systems will get to know the user - and communities of users - as much as the content it crawls, analyses and indexes, say observers.

  • Kazeon and the enterprise discovery market

    Kazeon asserts that it is positioned to be a major player in the maturing enterprise eDiscovery market. Compliance is a use case of eDiscovery.

  • Exanet adds search to its clustered NAS product

    Exanet CEO, Rami Schwartz, answers questions about his company's new search product

  • Looking inside Office 2007

    Microsoft recently showed Office users what the future will look like. Techworld has taken a look and likes what it's seen - but the licensing system might need a bit of explanation.





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