Lucid Imagination launches partner program

Lucid Imagination, the commercial company for Apache Lucene and Apache Solr search technology, has announced the launch of its Global Partner Programme.

The channel sales and support offering enables VARs and Integrators experienced in selling search technologies to reach new customers and markets through Lucene/Solr open source search.

The program's inaugural participants have all previously sold and supported traditional commercial enterprise search products, they are now extending their offerings portfolio to meet the demand for Lucene/Solr.

The programme provides support for VARs and Integrators to deliver value-added services to customers.

"Customers who are making the move to Lucene/Solr need service and support to ensure their open source search applications deliver competitive advantage. Our partners can now have the reliable foundation they need to deliver value added Lucene/Solr services and integration with confidence," said Eric Gries, CEO of Lucid Imagination.

Joining the Lucid Global Partner Program as Authorised Partners are Basis Technology KK, in Japan; Findwise SE in Scandinavia; Applied Dynamic Solutions, in Warren, New Jersey; SourceSense of the Netherlands, UK and Italy; Lightcrest LLC, Los Angeles, Californi,a; ESR Technologies, San Francisco, California; and Primeware, Brazil.