SOURCE: Connotate, Inc.

Connotate, Inc.

August 24, 2010 09:01 ET

Connotate's Agent Community GEN2™ Named Trend-Setting Product by KMWorld for 5th Consecutive Year

Built for Business Users, Solution Maximizes Efficiency for Data-Driven Organizations

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ--(Marketwire - August 24, 2010) -  Connotate, Inc., the leading provider of solutions that help companies collect data and content from the Web, today announced that KMWorld, an information provider serving the knowledge management systems market, selected Connotate's Agent Community GEN2™ as a "Trend-Setting Product of 2010" for the fifth consecutive year.

Connotate enables their clients to monitor and collect data from almost any Web source, including the "Deep Web." And, unlike other Web data collection solutions, Connotate offers a simple point-and-click tool that enables non-technical users to aggregate Web data faster and more reliably than a programming-based approach that requires HTML knowledge and scripting. Connotate is language-agnostic and returns data formatted and categorized based on the user's preference, meaning that organizations can identify terms, groups or subjects they wish to track, identify desired sources and receive near real-time information updates, regardless of source language, in an easily modifiable digital format.

Connotate can also monitor and retrieve data in real-time from external databases, information repositories, email servers and legacy applications. With Agent Community, organizations have an entire world of information at their disposal -- with data refreshed as often as they choose, from as many sources as they choose. Agent Community can help overworked non-technical employees in industries as varied as market data providers, content aggregators, media and government to maximize their productivity.

"Being named to KMWorld's Trend-setting product list for the fifth straight year is testament to our commitment to deliver scalable, reliable, easy-to-use solutions designed for the non-technical user, providing them with the ability to derive strategic value from the flood of Web data on which they rely," says Vince Sgro, CTO of Connotate. "Unlike some solutions which require users to think like programmers and have basic knowledge of HTML, Connotate's Agent Community is designed with our patented visual abstraction technology that lets users literally 'point and click' to build information Agents in seconds. This enables users to quickly tap into the wealth of data the Agents deliver and put the power of information assets into the hands of the business user."

According to Hugh McKellar, KMWorld editor-in-chief, "This year, more than 600 products were assessed by our judging panel, which consists of editorial colleagues, analysts, system integrators, vendors themselves (sometimes even competitive ones), line-of-business managers and users. Connotate's solution stands out for being truly accessible to business users, easy-to-use, resilient and extremely scalable."

The full listing of Trend-Setting products is in the September issue of KMWorld.

About KMWorld
KMWorld (www.kmworld.com) is the leading information provider serving the Knowledge Management systems market and covers the latest in Content, Document and Knowledge Management, informing more than 50,000 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. (www.infotoday.com

About Connotate:
For organizations in which content and data are vital to success, Connotate puts the ability to automate Web data monitoring and collection in the hands of the business user. With its easy-to-use interface and patented algorithms, Connotate delivers the scalability, reliability and resiliency necessary to cost effectively collect, analyze and distribute high-volumes of unstructured Web data. Connotate's customers, such as McGraw-Hill, Associated Press and Thomson Reuters, have realized benefits ranging from dramatically reduced data collection costs to building new content offerings with millions of subscribers. Connotate has been named a KMWorld "Trend-Setting Product" for the past five years. For more information, please visit http://www.connotate.com.

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