Convera Corporation, a provider of search technologies for publishers, has signed an agreement with Wiley to develop customized vertical web search applications. Financial terms of the agreeement have not been disclosed.
According to Convera’s website, “Convera’s new TrueKnowledge Platformâ„¢ is a ground-breaking, integrated approach that makes better sense of vast amounts of information – wherever it resides, both within the enterprise and on the web. Searching across distinct data formats, languages and meanings, it retrieves exactly the information needed to take action. Results are presented in a clear, consistent way that facilitates even the discovery of unknown and apparently unrelated connections across diverse content structures including text, images, audio and video files.
Convera maintains a strong relationship with the government market, serving organizations including the Department of Defense, Justice and Agriculture, as well as information agencies including the FBI. RetrievalWareÂ®, the Convera flagship product, has been the prevailing gold standard enterprise search solution trusted by the defense and intelligence communities for the past 20 years.
Convera also partners with leading professional online communities, providing subscribers with the precise information and valuable content they need to take action.
Today, thousands of government and business professionals in 40 countries rely on Convera search solutions to power a broad range of mission critical applications.
Convera has nearly 200 employees with offices in Vienna, VA, Carlsbad, CA and the UK.”
Convera(R) is a leading provider of search technologies for professional workers. Convera has developed a unified product platform that makes sense of vast amounts of information — wherever it resides — across multiple data formats, languages and meanings. Based on proprietary technologies that extract relevant results from public and private data, Convera enables professionals to quickly retrieve exactly the information essential for action. The Convera search platform is delivered as a hosted service, software or a bundled hardware and software package. Thousands of government and business professionals in 40 countries rely on Convera search solutions to power a broad range of mission critical applications.
Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has been a valued source of information and understanding for 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Wiley’s core businesses include scientific, technical, and medical journals; encyclopedias, books, and online products and services; professional and consumer books and subscription services; and educational materials for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners. Wiley’s global headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Canada, and Australia. The Company’s Web site is http://www.wiley.com/. Wiley is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols JWa and JWb.