QL2 and Traction Software Team Up
WebQL Gathers Data from the Deep Web so Users can Share, Comment and Distribute within the TeamPage Collaborative Weblog Environment
APRIL 26, 2006 – Seattle
– QL2 Software and Traction Software today announce a joint development
partnership that makes data extracted from the deep web by QL2 Software’s data
extraction platform, WebQL, available to users of Traction’s TeamPage
enterprise weblog solution for more effective and informed team
“This solution, proven out in a Big
Pharma competitive intelligence application, will make organizations smarter
and faster when it comes to making competitive decisions,” said Chris
Buckingham, President and CEO of QL2 Software.
“This partnership makes competitive
intelligence, market research and business development teams more effective because
what was previously an unmanageable database of information can now be
automatically distributed, commented on, searched and managed from a central
location, by the people that use it,” said Greg Lloyd, CEO of Traction
Monitoring the Deep Web
Even the best search engines miss
important web content stored in databases and other sources that can’t be
WebQL can monitor even password
protected newswires, trade journals, websites and blogs.
Publishing, Categorization, and Swift Distribution
When WebQL finds a relevant content
match or page change, it extracts and publishes the relevant information to
Traction TeamPage with appropriate category tags from any of the project
Traction includes social tagging to
allow users to further categorize content.
With all the relevant information
in hand, and the added context from internal discussions, managers are informed
of changes in real time and are able to react quickly to their market
About QL2 Software, Inc.
Software offers the most comprehensive web mining and unstructured data
extraction solutions for both inside and outside the firewall, empowering
business intelligence, enterprise search, and text analysis applications for
large companies and institutions throughout the world.
About Traction Software
Traction Software, the
leading developer of enterprise weblog solutions for collaboration, content
management and knowledge management, has been named one of the 100 Companies that
Matter by KMWorld and is a winner of
the Red Herring 100 and eContent 100 awards.
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