Goebel Group Releases First Comprehensive Desktop Search Comparison Matrix


(PRWEB) December 20, 2004

Goebel Group, Inc. a leading integrator of search technology products and services, today released the first comprehensive matrix detailing and comparing the status of technologies and other features of the industry’s current and future Desktop Search applications, available immediately at www.goebelgroup.com/desktopmatrix.htm The matrix includes versions and searchable document types of the industries leading Desktop Search Applications. By consolidating vast amounts of information from many vendors, this across-the-board matrix makes researching and evaluating the Desktop Search market easy and efficient. Goebel Group’s matrix drastically reduces the time it takes to thoroughly research all the products available.

Goebel Group’s comprehensive matrix gives users a big-picture look at the state of Desktop Search Market, while also presenting details critical to the decision-making process. The matrix is an essential tool to aid in the research and evaluation of Desktop Search Applications used by organizations to increase the productivity of their knowledge workers. Products from the following vendors are included in this matrix: Autonomy, Ask Jeeves, Blinkx, Copernic, DT Search, Google, ISYS, Microsoft, Lycos Hotbot, Yahoo, and X1. The matrix will be continually updated with new information from the Desktop Search vendors.

“Researching the Desktop Search market can become cumbersome because there are so many new products and versions available.” said Dave Goebel, president and CEO of Goebel Group Inc. “Our matrix consolidates the necessary information and makes it easy to get a good look at what’s available. Many organizations are looking at how to implement Enterprise Desktop Search strategies and choosing the right application is important for employee productivity, enterprise integration and security reasons.”

Recent research indicates tremendous growth is expected for the Desktop and Enterprise Search Markets. A comprehensive desktop and enterprise search strategy can drastically improve knowledge worker productivity. Desktop Search Applications can be the gateway to web search and the advertisers who pay to show users their ads.

Rounding out the items of comparison in the matrix are system requirements, file types that are indexed and searchable, and demo and download information. Combined with information about security, CMS, and Enterprise support, the collective information in this matrix provides the only one-stop reference for comparing and evaluating the products in the crowded Desktop Search market.

The matrix is available for free at www.goebelgroup.com/desktopmatrix.htm . Reprint permission is available at Goebel Group Inc.

About Goebel Group Inc.:

Goebel Group Inc. is a leading integrator of desktop, enterprise, and web search technology products and services. The privately help company helps its clients maximize the productivity of their employees, partners, and customers by utilizing industry leading search technology. Clients are in the financial services, federal and state government, healthcare, manufacturing, transportation and other industries.

Google Desktop, X1, Yahoo, Microsoft, MSN Toolbar Suite, Autonomy, Copernic, DT Search, Ask Jeeves, Binkx, ISYS:desktop, and Lycos HotBot are all trademarks of their respective companies.

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