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LucidWorks Named to EContent 100 for Third Time in Four Years

Open Source Enterprise Search Leader Honored as Company That Has Had the Most Significant Impact in the Digital Content Industry

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LucidWorks, the trusted name in Search, Discovery and Analytics, has been selected for EContent Magazine's 2012 EContent 100. The list honors 100 companies that have had the most significant impact on the digital content industry in 2012.

LucidWorks has been the recipient of this honor for three of the past four years. A panel of eight content industry experts, comprised of editors, journalists and consultants, awarded this designation to LucidWorks in recognition of the positive impact its search technology has had on the digital world.

Since the public launch of LucidWorks in 2009, the company has redefined open source search. The LucidWorks product suite consists of two development platforms: LucidWorks Search and LucidWorks Big Data. Together, the development platforms uncover real-time insights from any data source, no matter where it is located – inside or outside of the organization. Both platforms easily handle structured data (such as databases), unstructured data (such as documents, emails or social channels) or semi-structured data (such as websites). The company's rich portfolio of enterprise-grade solutions is based on the same proven Apache Lucene/Solr open source technology that powers many of the world's largest e-commerce sites.

Reflecting LucidWorks' commitment to advancing the use of open source search in enterprise environments, LucidWorks hosts two of the largest open source search events: Apache Lucene EuroCon and Lucene Revolution. For five consecutive years, Lucene Revolution has served as the world's largest open source search event, bringing together developers and thought leaders to shape the future of Apache Lucene/Solr as a driver of business value.

"Digital data has become one of the defining forces of this decade," said Paul Doscher, president and CEO of LucidWorks. "From ecommerce clicks to employee documents, a monumental number of game-changing business insights are lying dormant in disparate data stores, unable to be discovered by traditional intelligence technologies. LucidWorks provides the competitive key to unlock and analyze that valuable information, so companies can quickly make high impact business decisions that build revenues and increase profits. We're honored that EContent has recognized our efforts and we look forward to continually advancing the industry in the coming years."

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About LucidWorks

LucidWorks transforms the way people access data to enable information-driven business decisions. LucidWorks is the only company that delivers enterprise-grade search development platforms built on the power of Apache Lucene/Solr open source search. Employing one quarter of the Core Committers to the Apache Lucene/Solr project, Lucidworks is the largest supporter of open source search in the industry. LucidWorks Search delivers unmatched scalability to billions of documents, with sub-second query and faceting response time. LucidWorks Big Data tightly integrates key Apache projects needed to build and deploy applications requiring access to multi-structured data.  Customers include AT&T, ADP, Sears, Ford, Verizon, Cisco, Zappos, Raytheon, The Guardian, The Smithsonian Institution, The Motley Fool, Qualcomm, Taser, eHarmony and many other household names around the world. LucidWorks' investors include Shasta Ventures, Granite Ventures, Walden International and In-Q-Tel. Learn more about the company at www.lucidworks.com.

About EContent Magazine

EContent magazine focuses on the business side of digital publishing, media, and marketing, targeting executives and decision makers in these fast-changing markets. By covering the latest tools, strategies, and thought leaders in the digital content ecosystem, EContent magazine and EContentMag.com keep professionals ahead of the curve in order to maximize their investment in digital content strategies while building sustainable, profitable business models. EContent magazine is a publication of Information Today, Inc.

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