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MaxxCAT raises the bar for search performance with MaxxCAT 5.0 OS

MaxxCAT 5.0 search appliance operating system multiple times faster than industry-leading MaxxCAT 4.0

PITTSBURGH, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Not content to have the industry's top performing search appliance, engineers at MaxxCAT have released a faster, more powerful operating system for the company's popular search appliances.

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MaxxCAT version 4.X already achieved industry leading performance. With the new 5.0 operating system, MaxxCAT appliances will outperform the current generation with:

  • 2x faster Indexing Times
  • 5x+ faster Query Times
  • 2x Faster Phrase Searching
  • 12,500-200,000 queries per minute (based on model)
  • Improved Relevancy
  • Improved Word wheel and spell suggestions

​"The 5.0 performance enhancements really come into their own when you begin looking at the scalability of our appliance in the enterprise," said Jim Jackson, product manager for the EX-series of appliances. "Sure, if you can build an index for a small amount of data in 5 minutes instead of 10, it's nice, but it's just 5 minutes. However, if you can index terabytes of data in 5 hours instead of 10 hours, that's a huge difference."

The new operating system will also feature increased stability. While the MaxxCAT has always worked with standard networks and data, MaxxCAT 5.0 improves the appliances ability to handle both network and data setups that are outside the norm.

These improvements include a higher tolerance for faulty network connections and delays as well as improved self- and network-diagnostics.

"As our install base has increased, we've had a great opportunity to experience the diverse ways both networks and data are setup," added Jackson. "In the earliest versions of the appliance, this would require some involvement from support. We've taken what we learned from those issues and developed MaxxCAT 5.0 to be able to handle many issues on its own."

MaxxCAT began testing the new OS last Fall and has released Beta versions to select customers over the past few months. With the completion of beta testing, all new appliances will be shipped with the new operating system.

Customers can check their dashboard to see their version of MaxxCAT. Customers on earlier versions who are within their support contract can contact MaxxCAT support to schedule an update to the new OS.

To learn more about MaxxCAT's complete line of search appliances, please visit the MaxxCAT website at http://www.maxxcat.com/.

ABOUT MaxxCAT: MaxxCAT is a developer of high-performance search appliances that provide unmatched crawl, indexing and query throughput with easy integration at competitive pricing. To find out more about the full product line and options, or to request a free demo, visit http://www.MaxxCAT.com  or contact MaxxCAT at 412.459.0086 or [email protected].

Media Contact: Chris Whissen, MaxxCAT, 412.459.0086ext.1, [email protected]

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