Software startup Cloudtenna aims to deal with the sprawl of file on-premises and throughout the cloud with its enterprise file search that works across on-premises repositories, cloud file storage services and hosted and online applications. The company’s DirectSearch uses machine learning intelligence, natural language processing, and automation to search files scattered across email apps, network drives, cloud storage, and hosted collaboration suites. Cloudtenna says that is tool has advantages over consumer cloud search apps and enterprise eDiscovery tools.
The company has about 30 beta customers for DirectSearch from universities, online businesses and large enterprises. The product allows cross-silo file search across products such as Dropbox, Google rive, Box, Slack, ShareFile and Salesforce. AI in the search engine learns from relevance, context and user behavior to continuously improve search results. Users can find files by name, sender, data, file type, keyword, content and other attributes. Search results across all information sources are available in 400-600 ms.Read the full article on Forbes here.