Herndon, VA (PRWEB) May 24, 2011
Search Technologies, the leading independent provider of search engine expertise announced today that it has teamed with Lucid Imagination to deliver implementation services for LucidWorks, Lucid’s certified Apache Lucene / Solr distribution.
According to Kamran Khan, CEO of Search Technologies, “We’re seeing a rapid increase in the number of organizations contemplating the use of open source-based search solutions. Concerns about professional implementation, support and software maintenance have held some people back in the past. These are no longer concerns. Implementation and support services equivalent to or better than mainstream alternatives are now available.”
"We're pleased to add Search Technologies as a LucidWorks Enterprise partner," said Eric Gries, CEO of Lucid Imagination. "There's clear momentum behind the commercial use of open source search, and the combination of Search Technologies' proven search implementation expertise with our open source search platform will give customers even more options for building highly accurate, scalable, flexible and cost-effective search applications."
Search Technologies provides search engine implementation and support services to more than 200 corporate and Government customers.
About Search Technologies
Search Technologies is the largest independent provider of search engine expertise and implementation services. Our technical team of more than 80 experts is the most experienced group of search implementation professionals globally, and this mitigates risk for our customers. In short, we are the experts at fine-tuning search to deliver business advantage.
About Lucid Imagination
Lucid Imagination is the commercial company exclusively dedicated to Apache Solr/Lucene open source enterprise search technology. It provides search solution development platforms built on the power of Solr/Lucene open source search via enterprise-grade subscriptions. The company's latest offering, LucidWorks Enterprise, makes the power of Solr/Lucene open source search more accessible to the broad range of application developers and slashes the learning curve for search solution development. Unlike "black box" products, LucidWorks Enterprise allows organizations of all sizes and types to continuously tune their search to fit the ongoing needs of their users and achieve a consistently lower cost of growth. Lucid Imagination also offers free software for developers, documentation, commercial-grade support, high-level consulting, and comprehensive training. Customers include AT&T, Sears, Ford, Verizon, Cisco, Zappos, Raytheon, The Guardian, The Smithsonian Institution, Salesforce.com, The Motley Fool, Qualcomm, Taser, eHarmony, and many other household names around the world. Lucid Imagination is a privately held venture-funded company. The investors include Shasta Ventures, Granite Ventures, Walden International, and In-Q-Tel.