Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) announced the new Google Search Appliance, featuring Google OneBox for Enterprise, developed in partnership with enterprise applications vendors. Google OneBox for Enterprise, one of many new features of the Google Search Appliance, gives corporations secure access to information in any application in the enterprise from the convenience of the Google search box. “OneBox” refers to the process of typing a query into Google.com for specific category information, such as airline flight times, local weather, or stock prices. With Google OneBox for Enterprise, corporate information, such as contact and calendar info, HR benefits, sales leads, or purchase order status, is now instantly searchable through a Google search box as part of the Google Search Appliance. Google OneBox for Enterprise functionality was developed by Google working with content in repositories from Cisco, Cognos, Employease, NetSuite, Oracle, Salesforce.com, and SAS. Google is also announcing the Google Enterprise Developer program, a community site where developers can get access to Google Enterprise SDKs, documentation, and post their work for sharing with other customers, partners, and developers. The new Google Search Appliance includes additional new features: Native File System crawler reaches all content in Windows-based file systems (more than 220 file types such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, PDF, etc.); Expanded enterprise security and authentication, including LDAP and standard SAML interfaces; Enhanced search relevancy through context-sensitive stemming and synonyms, learned from billions of searches on Google.com; New index of external metadata repositories in document and content management systems; Up to 25 queries per second on one server (500 percent increase); and up to 3 million documents on a single server (100 percent increase). These features, including Google OneBox for Enterprise, are available as part of the new Google Search Appliance or as free upgrades to current version 4 customers. http://www.google.com/enterprise

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