Tel Aviv, Israel (PRWEB) April 12, 2007
Equivio, the provider of near-duplicate detection software, has been awarded the prestigious "Visionary" award at Software 07, the annual conference of the Israeli Software Forum. Granted to only three companies, the coveted award recognizes outstanding business vision and technological innovation. The award was presented by Amos Magor, Chairman of Software 07, at the ceremony marking the closure of the conference.
The judging panel cited Equivio's management team and their mission to reduce the overflowing volumes of information and documents with which people need to deal. Equivio aspires to the suppression of redundant data, allowing people to focus only on the unique information in each document. The judges noted that Equivio is helping to create a world in which businesses and people can function more easily and more efficiently.
With over 1,600 attendees, Software 07 is the flagship conference for the Israeli software industry. The conference was addressed by leading dignitaries, including the United States Ambassador to Israel, Mr. Richard H. Jones, the Leader of the Opposition and former Prime Minister of Israel, Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu, and industry leaders, including Shlomo Waxe, Director General, Israeli Association of Electronics and Software Industries (IAESI), Reuven Agassi, former chairman of SAP (Israel), and Ken Wasch, President of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA).
The members of the judging panel were Mr. Magor, Mr. Waxe, Dr. Yossi Vardi, President of International Technologies, and Peli Peled of People and Computers, Israeli's leading technology magazine.
Described by Bill Gates as "part of Silicon Valley", the Israeli software sector includes leading companies such as Amdocs, Checkpoint, Mercury and Aladdin, and is also home to R&D centers for technology leaders including IBM, SAP, Microsoft and HP.
Equivio offers patent-pending technology to detect and group near-duplicate files. Equivio creates a compelling ROI in all business situations in which people need to analyze or manage large sets of documents. By grouping near-duplicates, Equivio enables the review of each set of similar documents as a single coherent entity, systemizing the review process and enhancing efficiency. These capabilities save time and effort, improve review quality and ensure consistent treatment of similar documents. For more information, visit our website at http://www.equivio.com.
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