Microsoft Beefing Up Enterprise Search

"Information workers tell us they need more than an Internet search box," explained Kevin Johnson, co-president of the Platforms & Services Division of Microsoft. "They want simple tools that help them effectively manage information stored in multiple locations and that give them quick access to relevant data and people through actionable results, not just lists […]

"Information workers tell us they need more than an Internet search box," explained Kevin Johnson, co-president of the Platforms & Services Division of Microsoft. "They want simple tools that help them effectively manage information stored in multiple locations and that give them quick access to relevant data and people through actionable results, not just lists of links."

This offering, code-named "OneView," will bring together Windows Desktop Search, Intranet search through SharePoint, and Internet searching capabilities. Users would also be able to choose which areas they would like to search in, and how they would like the results formatted.