Coveo Launches Coveo Expresso 2.0 Beta

Expanded Outlook Sidebar increases user adoption, and improves the speed in which employees are connected to knowledge and information

Jun 01, 2010, 11:50 ET from Coveo

CHICAGO and QUEBEC CITY, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Coveo, a leading provider of enterprise search and customer information access solutions, today announced the availability of Coveo Expresso™ 2.0 Beta, its free, entry-level search solution.  


At no cost, Coveo Expresso offers enterprise-class, advanced information access for small- and medium-sized businesses or corporate departments, for up to 50 users, 1 million email items and 100,000 documents. Coveo Expresso is easily expandable to accommodate a larger number of users, at a price point significantly lower than any other enterprise search platform on the market, including appliances, and with far superior functionality. Coveo Expresso has already been downloaded by hundreds of organizations at  

"We're seeing many knowledge-intensive companies download and benefit from Expresso," said Richard Tessier, SVP Products, Coveo. "Most prevalent are law firms, insurance brokerages, accounting firms and small consulting organizations, as well as young technology companies. Coveo Expresso provides an excellent entry point for SMBs or corporate departments to experience the many business benefits of the Coveo Enterprise platform, yet at little to no cost."  

Beere & Purves provides traditional insurance sales support for brokers and agents of all sizes. Phillip Tan, Treasurer and CFO, Beere & Purves, said, "Coveo Expresso has revolutionized the way we look at our SharePoint and Exchange data. Because we are knowledge workers, the productivity gains have been tremendous. Our deployment was simple, the indexing has depth, the engine is formula one, and you can't beat the price. Information that otherwise would be buried in our enterprise systems, is now precisely and quickly found in a way that is delivering efficiencies across our business and having a direct impact on our service levels."

Coveo Expresso now includes expanded access to enterprise information including desktop content, SharePoint files, and file shares, through the Coveo Outlook Sidebar. Now, users can search across enterprise systems without leaving Outlook, allowing them to "search where they work."  The Coveo Outlook Sidebar, the industry's first true enterprise search Outlook plug-in, also includes conversation folding, related conversations, related people, and related attachments, as well as faceted search, allowing users to more quickly find information, helping to speed productivity.

IT Director with Zane and Rudofsky, a New York City law firm, commented, "Coveo Expresso offers a centralized, enterprise-grade index which is different from the consumer-based desktop search engines available on the market. It allows everyone in the office to rapidly search through and find the information they need from shared folders on servers or emails stored on the Exchange Server.  Since it's a server-based index, it doesn't affect the performance of their PCs, and it's easier to support than if each user has his or her own index. Coveo's architecture, ease-of-deployment and tailoring to small businesses are unique and offer a competitive advantage that I have yet to see with other search vendors on the market today."

Coveo Expresso is built on the Coveo Enterprise Search Platform, affording users with an enterprise grade solution that is extremely easy to use and deploy, and seamless to expand.  For more information, and to download Coveo Expresso now, visit

About Coveo

Coveo is a leader in enterprise search-powered solutions.  The Coveo Enterprise Search Platform and Customer Information Access Solutions help organizations generate value from information and knowledge stored across the enterprise, in virtually any system, whether they reside in the cloud or on enterprise servers—all without moving data.  Companies can also get started at no cost, with Coveo Expresso 2.0 Beta, Coveo's free, entry-level enterprise search solution.

With Coveo's unified indexing technology, companies gain an alternative to expensive system upgrades and integrations, and are able to harvest existing IT infrastructure while providing actionable insight into information and knowledge.  Coveo helps companies to Stop Moving Data™ by combining structured and unstructured data from virtually any enterprise system into a central index, which is then accessed securely to drive more value through multiple business processes.

Coveo's more than 700 global implementations contribute to the success of, among many others, AmerisourceBergen, CA Technologies, Deloitte, GEICO, ESPN, Haley & Aldrich, Lockheed Martin, Odyssey America, P&G, Netezza,  SNC-Lavalin, Sony Ericsson, IMS Health, SSQ Financial, and the U.S. Navy.  Information and video demos are available at