X1 Technologies Adds Web Indexing

Los Angeles-based X1 Technologies, the Idealab-backed software firm developing enterprise and desktop search tools, announced Wednesday that the firm has added web indexing capabilities to its software. According to X1, its latest Enterprise Search Server product can now index external and internal web sites. The firm said it has added web crawler technology to its version 3.3.1 software, which is available immediately. The software previously only supported searching of files, office suites, portal software, databases, and other corporate applications. X1 is backed by Idealab, and has been developing desktop search software since 2003.