BA Insight's Agile Information Integration Solutions Named Finalists for Best of TechEd Microsoft's go-to partner for advanced search technologies, BA Insight enables customers to leverage their investments in SharePoint, FAST

NEW YORK, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BA Insight, the leader in agile information integration, announced today that two of its solutions for enhancing the search functionality in SharePoint and FAST are finalists for the Best of TechEd (BOTE) North America Awards: its new Longitude AutoClassifier is a finalist in the SharePoint Development category, and its BA Insight Connector Framework is a finalist in the SharePoint Administration category.

Longitude AutoClassifier is an automated document tagging, taxonomy management and metadata enrichment solution fully integrated with SharePoint 2010. BA Insight Connector Framework enables customers to leverage their investments in SharePoint and FAST by integrating information from existing enterprise systems and overlaying them with dynamic and targeted 360-degree unified view applications.

Produced by Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Pro, SharePoint Pro and Dev Pro, the BOTE Awards recognize the innovative products and services showcased at Microsoft TechEd North America 2012. The winners of each product category, selected by a judging panel of editors from Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Pro, SharePoint Pro and Dev Pro, are evaluated based on each finalist's strategic importance, competitive advantage, and value to customers. The winner of the Attendees' Pick Award is the one receiving the most votes from TechEd attendees selecting their favorite products.

Winners will be announced during Microsoft TechEd North America 2012, taking place June 11-14 in Orlando, Florida.

BA Insight is adept at helping enterprises use search to solve common business challenges. The company's solutions help organizations leverage the full power of Microsoft SharePoint and FAST Search across the enterprise. Organizations that deploy BA Insight solutions dramatically improve knowledge workers' search experience, and reduce the time they spend searching for information by an average of 50 percent.

"We're honored to be one of just three finalists in each of these categories for Best of TechEd," said Guy Mounier, CEO and Chairman of BA Insight. "Clearly the judges see value in the unique approach BA Insight has taken to help solve the challenge of information integration. We're looking forward to TechEd, which is always such a terrific forum for sharing and learning industry best practices."

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About BA Insight

BA Insight™ is the leading provider of integrated search technologies and Search-based Applications that help organizations leverage the full power of Microsoft SharePoint® and FAST Search across the enterprise and in the cloud. BA Insight's flagship Longitude Software Platform lets organizations extend Microsoft's enterprise search capabilities across dozens of CRM, ERP, ECM, messaging, and collaboration systems, and delivers rich preview, data visualization, and content classification tools that empower knowledge workers to find relevant content more efficiently, and act upon that information with greater precision. 

Founded in 2004 and headquartered in New York City, BA Insight maintains sales offices and research facilities throughout the United States and Europe. BA Insight's global team, fortified by an expansive network of certified partners and resellers, has helped millions of users gain instant and actionable access to information. Hundreds of customers - including Fortune 500 companies such as Accenture and ExxonMobil, and government agencies such as the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and the Australian Department of Defense - have deployed BA Insight's enterprise search solutions to take full advantage of their information assets while optimizing end-user productivity. BA Insight is a Managed Microsoft Partner.

BA Insight Contact

Inna Gordin
Vice President of Marketing and Communications
U.S. Phone: +1.646.786.8557

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