Inktomi Extends Partnership Scope

Inktomi Corp. has signed an agreement with IBM to integrate Inktomi Enterprise Search with IBM's WebSphere Portal Server. The relationship with IBM leverages Inktomi's search technology and IBM's software for building next generation portals, providing enterprises with a powerful solution for easily accessing mission-critical corporate information.

The WebSphere Portal Server provides an open, scalable framework for enabling the aggregation of applications and information from various content sources, including corporate data and the Internet, into a personalized portal. The integration of Inktomi Enterprise Search with the WebSphere Portal Server provides companies with licensed search platform that helps connect employees, customers and Internet users with critical information located throughout the enterprise.

Inktomi Enterprise Search has been adopted by more than 2,500 enterprises, public Web sites, universities and government entities to provide search to their users. The highly scalable software is simple to install, easy to maintain and provides natural language search capabilities compatible with hundreds of file formats, in multiple languages, on corporate intranets and extranets.

Inktomi develops and markets network infrastructure software essential for global enterprises and service providers. Inktomi's business is divided into Network Products, comprised of solutions for network caching, content distribution and media broadcasting; Search Solutions, which include general Web search and related services, and enterprise search; and Wireless technologies. Inktomi's customer and strategic partner base includes leading companies such as America Online, AT&T, Compaq, Dell, Excite@Home, HP, Intel, Merrill Lynch, Microsoft, Nokia, Sun Microsystems and Yahoo!

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