Google Announces More Mini For Less
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – April 6, 2005 – Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) today announced that the Google Mini has twice the search capacity at an even more affordable price. The Google Mini can now search up to 100,000 documents for a lower price of $2,995.
"Content is dramatically increasing everywhere and it’s no longer limited to documents, spreadsheets and presentations," said Dave Girouard, general manager of Google’s enterprise business. "With more web pages, weblogs, wikis and other content, businesses of every size are having a hard time keeping track of it all. With Google, you can help your customers and employees quickly find the information they need."
The Google Mini is an integrated hardware/software search appliance that indexes all content within a company’s intranet or public website. After an installation process that takes only a matter of hours, users can search for information just as they do with Google.com.
The Google Mini was announced in January and is currently used by hundreds of law firms, healthcare organizations, educational institutions, consulting firms, government agencies and other small-to-medium sized businesses to access and manage their information.
"Our attorneys are continually searching for information. The Google Mini helps them find exactly what they need, when they need it, using an interface theyre already familiar with," said John Neubauer, Legal Administrator for Blitman & King LLP. "With the increased capacity of the Google Mini, we will now be able to include even more legal research in our index. This will help us leverage more of our firm’s valuable intellectual property, making our attorneys more efficient and more responsive to our clients."
The Google Mini comes with one year of support, software updates, and hardware replacement coverage. It can be purchased online, directly from the Google Store with a credit card, check or purchase order. For more information, see mini.google.com.
Google Search Appliance Offers Larger Businesses More for Less
The entry-level Google Search Appliance now offers search of up to 500,000 documents (more than three times the previous search capacity), for $30,000 including hardware, software, and two years of customer support. Other versions of the Search Appliance can index 15 million documents or more in a single collection.
"The amount of content on Earthlink’s Intranet continues to grow rapidly," said Jon Kerner, chief information officer for Earthlink. "This significant increase in Google Search Appliance document capacity will enable us to provide faster and more thorough searching for employees."
The Search Appliance provides enterprise-wide search across corporate web sites, intranets, databases, business applications and content management systems. For more information on the Google Search Appliance, see www.google.com/enterprise.
About Google Inc.
Google’s innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google’s targeted advertising program, which is the largest and fastest growing in the industry, provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia. For more information, visit www.google.com.
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