Vivisimo Named a Leader in Q2 2008 Enterprise Search Independent Report

Independent Research Firm Includes Vivisimo Among Vendors that lead the market with highly-developed, forward-thinking solutions and high marks from customers for service

PITTSBURGH--()--Vivisimo (vivisimo.com) is a leader in enterprise search, according to Forrester Research, Inc., in the May 2008, Forrester Wave: Enterprise Search, Q2, 2008 report. Forrester evaluated 11 global enterprise search companies. The report cites Vivisimo as one of four vendors that lead the market with impressive technical capabilities and a diverse customer base pushing for further innovation.1

A complimentary copy of the report is available at http://www.vivisimo.com.

The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Search, Q2 2008 report assessed Vivisimos Velocity Search Platform, noting that: Vivisimos investments in Velocitys user interface flexibility, social networking features, federated search, and a rich API make it a market leader.2

Further, Vivisimo received the top score in Results display and manipulation, with the reports vendor scorecard summarizing: Vivisimos Velocity has a highly customizable results display and scored well in this category. Its clustered navigation is one of its most attractive features, enabling users to disambiguate and drill quickly into the most relevant results. ... Velocity also has a strong set of user engagement elements that will collect user ratings and comments as well as enable users to share bookmarks of searches.3

And: Velocity had strong scores for its architecture and performance. Its search process is scalable across several machines. ... Its architecture enables multiple instances on a single set of software, suitable for software-as-a-service (SaaS) deployments, noted the Forrester Wave: Enterprise Search, Q2 2008 reports scorecard. 4

The report also scored security features on Vivisimos Velocity platform a 4.80 out of 5.00, saying: Security is enforced at the repository, collection, document, and metadata field level, and it can store the security information within the index, which enables many of its social tagging features. 5

In summarizing trends in the enterprise search market, Forresters latest report notes that, enterprise search has moved beyond simply offering faster access to information. Instead, we see search and indexing capabilities deployed to help companies manage the rising tide and growing risks posed by unstructured information.6

The Forrester Wave report recognizes Vivisimos position as a leader to help organizations evolve enterprise search into a key strategy for business success, said Rebecca Thompson, Vivisimos vice president of marketing. What sets Vivisimos Velocity Search Platform apart its rapid deployment, easy-to-use interface and flexible security technology helps enterprises improve their performance, boosting employee collaboration and innovation, by tapping into the vast amounts of information within their own organizations.

1 Executive Summary, The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Search, Q2 2008.

2 The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Search, Q2 2008, p. 16.

3 The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Search, Q2 2008, Vendor Scorecard: Vivisimo, p. 17.

4 The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Search, Q2 2008, Vendor Scorecard: Vivisimo, p. 28.

5 The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Search, Q2 2008, Vendor Scorecard: Vivisimo, p. 25.

6 The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Search, Q2 2008, p. 2.

About the Vivisimo Velocity Platform

The Vivisimo Velocity platform provides enterprises with innovative search solutions that allow users to access, extract and manipulate all available content, regardless of location. The latest version of Velocity is the first major enterprise search platform to bring business-ready Web 2.0 functionalities, such as social tagging, social bookmarking, social networking and mash-ups to the market. By combining the simplicity of consumer search with the flexibility and control of enterprise software, organizations can reap the benefits of increased user adoption and satisfaction without compromising on performance, scalability, security or the ability to configure a solution specific to its business environment. Based on a service-oriented architecture that enables rapid deployment, Vivisimo Velocity can be up and running in just weeks.

About Vivisimo, Inc.

Vivisimo does search right by combining the simplicity and innovation of consumer search with the flexibility and control of enterprise software. The company works with customers to understand their goals and quickly deploy solutions that maximize the business value of informationwith an interface users love. Vivisimo serves its global client base through headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA, and Paris, France, and partners throughout the world. Please visit Vivisimo.com to learn more and visit our Search Done Right Blog to learn more about enterprise search.

Contacts

Vivisimo
Geof Becker, 412-422-2499 X166
pr@Vivisimo.com
or
Horn Group, Inc.
Leo Tignini, 646-202-9760
ltignini@horngroup.com

Contacts

Vivisimo
Geof Becker, 412-422-2499 X166
pr@Vivisimo.com
or
Horn Group, Inc.
Leo Tignini, 646-202-9760
ltignini@horngroup.com