Q-Sensei Wins 2012 IT Innovation Award (Innovationspreis-IT) at CeBIT

Announces New York City office in Downtown Brooklyn

NEW YORK and ERFURT, Germany, March 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Q-Sensei Corp., the multi-dimensional search and indexing technology company, has been lauded winner of the 2012 Innovationspreis-IT (IT Innovation Award), Knowledge Management category at CeBIT, the world's largest computer technology conference.  Q-Sensei, along with 39 other category winners - from cloud to social media - was recognized on Friday, March 9, at IBM's booth at CeBIT in Hanover, Germany.

The annual award, given by Initiative Mittelstand (German Initiative for Small and Medium Enterprises), and this year under the patronage of IBM and the Beauftragte der Bundesregierung für Informationstechnik (Federal Government Commissioner for Information Technology), recognizes varied technology companies with "innovative solutions that can help SMEs maintain competitive advantage."

Over 2,500 technology companies applied in 40 categories for the prestigious award, now in its ninth year.  Winners were selected by a jury of over 100 industry experts.  The Knowledge Management category includes solutions in business intelligence, knowledge management, knowledge engineering, idea management, and innovations management.  Q-Sensei's next-generation search and indexing platform helps companies of all sizes organize, manage and leverage the wealth of data from which information and knowledge can be gleaned for business advantage.  Its search platform also serves as a core for search-based applications, providing an enriched user experience for data-intensive applications.

"We are humbled and honored to be among a great group of winners," said Ute Rother, Q-Sensei CEO. "We would like to thank Initiative Mittelstand, its jury, as well as the award patrons, IBM and the Beauftragte der Bundesregeierung für IT, for this wonderful recognition."  More information on the award and list of winners can be found at http://www.imittelstand.de/innovationspreis-it/2012.

Opens New York Office 

Q-Sensei also announces that it has planted roots in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, a growing hotbed for technology startups.  Q-Sensei's Brooklyn office is located in the heart of MetroTech, adjacent to NYU/Polytechnic University.

"We are affixing ourselves in the capital of the most data-intensive companies in the world," said Ute Rother, CEO.  "Being in New York City brings us closer to the companies in need of advanced and efficient search solutions for a variety of internal and external data-heavy business functions - such as improving employee productivity in finding relevant information, increasing customer satisfaction or accelerating business innovation through correlated views of data."

New Website  

In addition to the new office, Q-Sensei has a newly-revamped website (http://www.qsensei.com) with more information on Q-Sensei's multi-dimensional search technology and search-based applications which are applicable to any industry and business.

About Q-Sensei

Q-Sensei delivers powerful multi-dimensional search solutions - including search-based applications - to explore, control and leverage the wealth of data.  Q-Sensei was recognized by IDC as an "Innovative Business Analytics Company to Watch under $100M in 2011" (Doc # 230923) and received the "2011 North American Enterprise Search New Product Innovation Award" from Frost & Sullivan.  Q-Sensei was founded in 2007 out of the merger between German social knowledge network Lalisio, and the US search-specialist, QUASM.  Q-Sensei's Search and Presentation Engine is protected by U.S. Patents 7,080,059 and 7,680,777.  More information can be found at http://www.qsensei.com.

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