SOURCE: Lucid Imagination

June 22, 2010 08:01 ET

MEDIA ALERT: Live Webinar From Lucid Imagination on Cisco's Real-Time Social Search Platform With Lucene/Solr

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - June 22, 2010) -


A live webcast hosted by Lucid Imagination, the commercial company for Apache Lucene/Solr open source technology, features Sonali Sambhus, Senior Search Architect at Cisco, Thangam Arumugam, Senior Search Architect at Cisco and Stephen Bochinski, Software Engineer at Cisco. The webcast offers an in-depth technical workshop for the information management and enterprise search application development community. Learn how Cisco uses enterprise search technologies to build products that harness the collective expertise of a company's workforce.

In today's information age, employee knowledge is a company's competitive advantage. Critical knowledge and insights, written and spoken words traverse the network at light speed. Cisco Pulse™ is an innovative search platform that dynamically tags content as it traverses the network, making it quick and easy for employees to discover and connect with the right experts, share valuable information, and navigate rich media. Lucene/Solr search-enabled applications are essential to helping companies locate critical information in timely fashion.

Incorporating cutting edge enterprise search techniques developed at Cisco with the help of Lucid Imagination, Cisco Pulse™ uses embedded real-time search with Apache Lucene/Solr search technology. Cisco Pulse™ combines automated content discovery with social search and analytics, indexing a broad range of media in real time -- including email, documents, and even video -- to deliver results directly into key workplace productivity tools. Cisco's new search-driven business intelligence platform allows workers to accurately locate and rapidly connect with the best available experts and information to make organizational expertise a competitive advantage.


Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 9 a.m. PT / 12 p.m. ET


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About Lucid Imagination

Lucid Imagination 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. Lucid Imagination'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 and many other household names. Lucid Imagination is a privately held venture-funded company. The investors include Granite Ventures, Walden International, In-Q-Tel and Shasta Ventures. To learn more please visit

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