LucidWorks Chosen for KMWorld’s “100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management”

Commercial Vendor for Apache Lucene/Solr Search Technology Enables Companies to Tap Into Disruptive Power and Benefits of Reliable, Differentiated Search

SAN MATEO, CA (Marketwire – March 8, 2010) LucidWorks, the commercial company for Apache Lucene and Apache Solr search technology, has been named one of KMWorld’s 2010 “100 Companies that Matter in Knowledge Management.” LucidWorks earned its place on the renowned list by developing an enterprise-grade offering that combines Apache’s Lucene/Solr search with LucidWork’s software and services, empowering companies with the competitive advantage of delivering immediate, accurate access to information wherever it is found.

“We included LucidWorks on this year’s list because of its unique ability to enable highly accessible, fast and scalable quality search,” says Hugh McKellar, KMWorld editor-in-chief. “In today’s knowledge economy, its powerful and accessible offering provides companies with true competitive advantage.”

“We’re honored to be selected by the KM community and consider it validation of the value of our mission-critical search offerings. Companies that are able to quickly and effectively find and deliver information have a huge advantage,” says Eric Gries, CEO of LucidWorks. “Thousands of organizations across industries have tapped into the disruptive power of Lucene/Solr open-source search technology. Our offerings provide the foundation they need to make that power a reliable source of competitive advantage.”

The 2010 list of “100 Companies that Matter in Knowledge Management” will be published in the March issue of KMWorld magazine. Compilation of the list is a yearlong collaborative effort among colleagues, analysts, system integrators and a select group of users.

About KMWorld

The leading information provider serving the Knowledge, Document and Content Management systems market, KMWorld informs more than 45,000 subscribers about the components and processes — and subsequent success stories — that together offer solutions for improving business performance. KMWorld is a publishing unit of Information Today, Inc.

About LucidWorks

LucidWorks is the commercial company dedicated to Apache Lucene technology. The company provides value-added software, documentation, commercial-grade support, training, high-level consulting, and free certified distributions, for Lucene and Solr. LucidWork’s goal is to serve as a central resource for the entire Lucene community and marketplace, to make enterprise search application developers more productive. Customers include AT&T, Sears, Ford, Verizon, Elsevier, Zappos, The Motley Fool, Macy’s, Cisco, eBay and many other household names. LucidWorks is a privately held venture-funded company. The investors include Granite Ventures, Walden International and In-Q-Tel.