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LucidWorks Named to Inaugural CRN Big Data 100

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LucidWorks, the company transforming the way people access information, announced it was recently honored by being named to UBM Tech Channel's CRN 2013 Big Data 100 list. The inaugural list recognizes innovative technology vendors that offer products and services to help businesses manage "Big Data" - the rapidly increasing volume, speed and variety of information being generated today. The list covers three categories: business analytics, data management, infrastructure and services. Vendors on this list are industry stalwarts leveraging their products and services to meet the Big Data challenge, as well as a wave of startups developing a new generation of products to help businesses address their Big Data needs.

Since its launch in 2008, LucidWorks has redefined the way people search for information. The LucidWorks product suite consists of two development platforms: LucidWorks Search and LucidWorks Big Data. Users conducting searches powered by these platforms can uncover real-time insights from any data source, structured or unstructured, regardless of its location. The company's rich portfolio of enterprise-grade solutions is based on the Apache Lucene/Solr open source technology.

"The 2013 Big Data 100 list recognizes vendors that have shown a dedication to the innovation and advancement of today's Big Data services, and have evolved to meet the needs of today's business leaders," said Kelley Damore, Senior Vice President and Editorial Director, CRN. "Companies need technologies that not only help them process and manage all that data, but also offer market insights.  The Big Data 100 vendors set themselves apart with the cutting edge products and services that provide significant growth opportunities for solution providers to build their business and effectively compete in today's information economy."

Selected by CRN's editorial staff, the 2013 Big Data 100 list is featured in the April issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.crn.com.

"LucidWorks holds the key to unlocking business-critical information hidden in data," said Paul Doscher, president and CEO of LucidWorks. "Because our product suite wraps all the innovation the open source community has to offer into a commercial-grade package, we make it possible for developers to create killer apps at a fraction of the time it would take them to build in-house. As a result, organizations can quickly start to make more informed business decisions and gain a sharper competitive edge. We're honored that CRN has recognized our development platform for these qualities."

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About LucidWorks

LucidWorks transforms the way people access information to enable data-driven decisions. LucidWorks is the only company that delivers enterprise-grade search development platforms built on the power of Apache Lucene/Solr open source search. Employing one quarter of the Core Committers to the Apache Lucene/Solr project, LucidWorks is the largest supporter of open source search in the industry. LucidWorks Search delivers unmatched scalability to billions of documents, with sub-second query and faceting response time. LucidWorks Big Data tightly integrates key Apache projects needed to build and deploy applications requiring access to multi-structured data. Customers include AT&T, ADP, Sears, Ford, Verizon, Cisco, Zappos, Raytheon, The Guardian, The Smithsonian Institution, The Motley Fool, Qualcomm, Taser, eHarmony and many other household names around the world. LucidWorks' investors include Shasta Ventures, Granite Ventures, Walden International and In-Q-Tel. Learn more about the company at http://www.lucidworks.com/.

About UBM Tech Channel (www.ubmchannel.com)

UBM Tech Channel, a UBM company, is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With more than 30 years of experience and engagement, UBM Tech Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. To learn more about UBM Tech Channel, visit us at: www.ubmchannel.com.

About UBM llc (www.ubm.com)

UBM llc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries is organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to www.ubm.com

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