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Lucid Imagination Named to KMWorld's "100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management"

(February 23, 2012)

SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/23/12 -- Lucid Imagination, the commercial company for Apache Lucene/Solr search technology, has been named to KMWorld's 2012 "100 Companies that Matter in Knowledge Management" for the third consecutive year. Lucid Imagination provides LucidWorks, the world's leading commercial open source platform that accelerates and simplifies the development of highly accurate, scalable and cost-effective search applications. Customers include AT&T, Sears, Ford, Verizon, Cisco, Elsevier, Zappos, The Guardian, The Motley Fool, Qualcomm, Taser, Nordjyske Media, and many other household names around the world.

The 2012 list of "100 Companies that Matter in Knowledge Management" is available in the March issue of KMWorld magazine. Compilation of the list is a yearlong collaborative effort among KM practitioners, analysts, theorists, customers and a select group of users.

Lucid Imagination continues to create an environment that is driving the adoption of Solr/Lucene in the enterprise. The company recently announced general availability of LucidWorks Cloud, a full cloud service version of LucidWorks Enterprise 2.0, already in use by more than 30 companies. The company also saw record attendance at its second Apache Lucene EuroCon EMEA Conference, attended by more than 300 developers, IT professionals and decision makers.


"Lucid Imagination embodies the qualities of innovative companies we see shaping a new wave of applications that will uncover insights and actionable intelligence from the growing volume and variety of data facing enterprises today."
-Hugh McKellar, KMWorld Editor-in-Chief

"Our inclusion in the KMWorld list of companies that matter for the third year in a row reflects the staying power of our vision for positively disrupting the search industry. LucidWorks Platform adds significant value to Solr/Lucene open source search in key areas such as ease of use, security and cloud. This unique combination has dramatically changed the cost and time assumptions about search application development and opened new search possibilities across all industries and companies of every size."
-Paul Doscher, CEO, Lucid Imagination


About KMWorld
The leading information provider serving the Knowledge, Document and Content Management systems market, KMWorld informs more than 45,000 subscribers about the components and processes -- and subsequent success stories -- that together offer solutions for improving business performance. KMWorld is a publishing unit of Information Today, Inc.

About Lucid Imagination
Lucid Imagination is the commercial company exclusively dedicated to Apache Lucene/Solr open source search technology. The company provides documentation, commercial-grade support, training, high-level consulting, along with value-added software enhancements for Apache Lucene/Solr. Customers include AT&T, Sears, Ford, Verizon, Cisco, Elsevier, Zappos, The Guardian, The Motley Fool, Qualcomm, Taser, Nordjyske Media, and many other household names around the world. Lucid Imagination is a privately held venture-funded company. The investors include Shasta Ventures, Granite Ventures, Walden International and In-Q-Tel. Learn more about the company at

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