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Day: September 6, 2004

Taiwanese Information Retrieval &amp Linguistic Company to Sell Convera’s Search Software in Asia Pacific

Convera Corporation announced the execution of a reseller agreement with Tornado Technologies, a Taiwan-based information retrieval platform provider. Tornado Technologies will resell Convera’s RetrievalWare software to its base of customers for its Information Retrieval Management System (IRMS). Tornado’s IRMS solution is best known for linking and integrating internal data sources within the growing Asia Pacific manufacturing sector. By localizing the RetrievalWare user interface and adding other modifications, Tornado Technologies is also strategically adapting Convera’s search technology for the expanding Chinese market. The Taiwanese company is also reselling RetrievalWare to the semiconductor, telecommunications, manufacturing, and government sectors in the broader Asia Pacific region, with Taiwan and China among the first countries targeted. www.tornado.com.tw, www.convera.com

Interwoven Announces TeamSite for Linux

Interwoven, Inc. announced that it will release a version of its TeamSite content management software for the Linux platform. TeamSite will join Interwoven OpenDeploy and Interwoven WorkSite MP on the Linux platform. The initial release of TeamSite for Linux, a Workgroup Edition, will help ensure a low total cost of ownership for departmental solution deployments such as employee self-service, portals and intranets. Interwoven TeamSite for Linux supports Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3. A license for the Workgroup Edition, which encompasses five websites and 100 users, starts at $49,000. General availability is scheduled for September 2004. www.interwoven.com

Verity Releases Ultraseek 5.3

Verity Inc. announced the availability of Verity Ultraseek release 5.3. This latest release incorporates: Page Expert to recognize patterns in HTML pages, so that the spider indexes only the relevant content, and skips over navigation, menus, advertisements and common template-generated text; Relevance Tuning and Editorial Control Options to fine-tune search results to match information structure of the documents and end-user needs; Multi-Spider to allow the spidering technology to make multiple simultaneous HTTP requests to a single host, enabling users to get access to new and updated content quickly; Weblog Update to ensure that new entries are searchable by accepting notification whenever new content is published to selected blogs; Enhanced Secure Search to ensure only those documents that a user is authorized to view will appear in the results lists; and Expanded Platform Support to include Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0 and SUSE Linux 8.0. www.verity.com/ultraseek

Top Image Systems & Xtramind Announce OEM Partnership

Top Image Systems Ltd and Xtramind Technologies GmbH announced a new OEM partnership agreement. Through Top Image Systems’ (TiS) solution, all documents entering a client’s organization are captured, processed, and delivered. The integration of Xtramind’s content classification component into TiS’ eFLOW platform allows for automatic routing, classifying and archiving of documents according to user-defined categories. Utilizing Xtramind’s modern language technology and artificial intelligence, eFLOW now offers precision in content analysis. The completed, integrated self-learning system can adapt to new document types, topics, and subject areas. All documents can be automatically distributed to the respective department or contact person within the organization at any stage of the process. The data extracted from the documents is delivered into ERP, CRM, or other enterprise application systems. www.topimagesystems.com, www.xtramind.com