IBM will integrate Google Desktop
into its own enterprise search, and has announced a new plug-in for its enterprise software which completes the integration with Google Desktop for Enterprise. The result will be that corporate users will be able to search their machines for a wider range of information.
The announcement means that corporate users will be able to use the Google Desktop for Enterprise tool to seamlessly search and retrieve various types of content held on their personal computer.
Of particular interest to many enterprises is that Google Desktop for Enterprise can search the full text of Lotus Notes mail messages, and also offers users the ability to search all Lotus Notes databases and mail servers in addition to their local mail files.