Sometimes it’s unseemly to toot your own horn, but sometimes it would be wrong not to! LucidWorks has just been named a Finalist in the Software category of Tech America Foundation’s American Technology Awards. This latest accolade comes on the heels of several others, including being recognized with the 2012 Global Frost & Sullivan Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award
, being positioned in the “Challengers” Quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Search
, being named to UBM Tech Channel’s CRN 2013 Big Data 100 list
, and being named to EContent Magazine's 2012 EContent 100
All this great news isn’t the result of accident or luck. It comes from a great vision, a few smart decisions, and a ton of very hard work. And it’s been made possible because we offer the only enterprise-grade search development platforms built on the power of Apache Lucene/Solr open source search, which has a huge developer community full of incredibly brilliant people. We’ve nurtured the relationship with this community through our association with the Apache Software Foundation
, and we employ more than a quarter of the committers to the Apache Lucene/Solr project
, which goes a long way toward ensuring the platform evolves to meet the needs of customers and real-world use cases, which is why folks like Frost & Sullivan, Gartner and the others are so impressed.
It’s one thing for a company to tell its story. Yes, Lucene/Solr is the industry’s most widely used platform for writing real-time embedded search applications that can scale to handle billions of documents and high query volumes
. It’s another thing when a slew of third-parties recognize you for what you’ve accomplished.
Here’s a big “thank you” to the LucidWorks team and our developer community. Together we’re truly redefining how people search for information.