February 27, 2008 14:04 ET

SLI Systems Expands Partner Program to Deliver End-to-End Search, E-Commerce Marketing and Usability Solutions to Customers

Integrated Solutions Enable Retailers to Leverage Search Data Across a Broad Range of Marketing and Ecommerce Functions to Optimize Navigation and Sell More Effectively Online

CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwire - February 27, 2008) - SLI Systems, a provider of on-demand search services ( for Internet and e-commerce sites, today announced that it has expanded its partner program to include a broad range of online marketing, ecommerce platform, analytics and ratings & reviews solutions providers, allowing online retailers to further integrate industry-leading products and services with SLI's hosted search solution. By bringing leading e-commerce technologies together with SLI's flagship Learning Search solution, retailers are able to leverage their site search data to maximize the strategic value of their ecommerce technologies.

"By integrating PowerReviews with Learning Search, we've empowered retailers with another important navigation tool for their online shoppers: the ability to search for products not only by how they're rated, but by how they're reviewed in the form of product pros, cons and best uses," said Jay Shaffer, vice president of sales and marketing for PowerReviews. "Through this combined offering, shoppers can now search based on those characteristics or features specifically important to them. This means fewer clicks to find just the right product -- which ultimately drives higher conversions."

New partners include BazaarVoice, Beacon Technologies, Channel Intelligence, CORESense, DMinSite, Elbrus Consulting, ExactTarget, FastPivot, IMPAQT, LaGarde, MerchantAdvantage, Omniture, PowerReviews, Tachyon Solutions, Timberline Interactive, Trinity Insight, VKI Studios as well as WebLinc.

"Through partnerships with other companies that offer superior ecommerce products and services that extend the functionality of SLI's hosted search solution, our customers can leverage the power of their search data for a competitive advantage," said Todd Watson, director of global business & channel development for SLI Systems. "The deep level of integration between our search solution and our partners' e-commerce capabilities gives us the ability to optimize ecommerce functions throughout retailers' sites and deliver the highest value possible."

SLI Systems' Referral Program is designed to bring the company's hosted site search, automated SEO and SEM offerings to new online retailers through a commission-based referral program. Additionally, SLI Systems' Reseller Program enables providers of complementary e-commerce solutions to integrate SLI's search technology into their own core offerings, providing online retailers with a more comprehensive customer-focused solution.

About SLI Systems

SLI Systems is the developer of learning-based search technology for corporate Internet sites, e-commerce destinations and consumer Internet portals that Searches, Learns and Improves the user experience. SLI Systems' hosted site search ( and user-generated SEO ( and automated SEM ( solutions empower businesses to enhance customer satisfaction while increasing sales, reducing costs and yielding valuable customer information. Unlike traditional search software, SLI Systems' patented technology continuously "learns" from the behavior of visitors over time to deliver more relevant results. More than 250 sites use SLI Systems' hosted search offerings including ULTA, Tupperware, Harry and David, Smith & Hawken, NRS (Northwest River Supplies), FTD and, among others. SLI Systems is a privately held company, with offices in Silicon Valley, London, and Christchurch, New Zealand. For more information, visit

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