Coveo launches Expresso 2.0 Beta

Coveo has announced the availability of Coveo Expresso 2.0 Beta, its free, entry-level search solution.

It promises enterprise-class, advanced information access for small- and medium-sized businesses or corporate departments, for up to 50 users, 1 million email items and 100,000 documents.

"We're seeing many knowledge-intensive companies download and benefit from Expresso," said Richard Tessier, SVP Products, Coveo.

"Most prevalent are law firms, insurance brokerages, accounting firms and small consulting organizations, as well as young technology companies. Coveo Expresso provides an excellent entry point for SMBs or corporate departments to experience the many business benefits of the Coveo Enterprise platform, yet at little to no cost."

Coveo Expresso now includes expanded access to enterprise information including desktop content, SharePoint files, and file shares, through the Coveo Outlook Sidebar. Now, users can search across enterprise systems without leaving Outlook, allowing them to "search where they work."

The Coveo Outlook Sidebar, an enterprise search Outlook plug-in, also includes conversation folding, related conversations, related people, and related attachments, as well as faceted search.