The Jackson Laboratory Improves Enterprise Search With Oracle


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Research Institute Uses Oracle® Secure Enterprise Search to Deliver More Relevant Information to Employees and Web Site Visitors

Redwood Shores, Calif. – July 22, 2008
• The Jackson Laboratory, a leading non-profit biomedical research institute located in Bar Harbor, Maine, has deployed Oracle® Secure Enterprise Search.
• Using Oracle Secure Enterprise Search, The Jackson Laboratory is providing its employees and visitors to its Web site with relevant, secure and customizable search results about the organization’s research, courses, resources and services.
• The new system searches thousands of electronic documents and datasheets and delivers relevant results to users through the organization’s public Web site.
• Oracle Secure Enterprise Search helps ensure search results display only information that users are authorized to view, and conserves resources by enabling The Jackson Laboratory to use the same system for public and employee searches.
• Using Oracle Secure Enterprise Search, The Jackson Laboratory can customize search results to deliver the most up-to-date information on courses and research first, which significantly simplifies the search process for scientists and potential students of the institute.
• Based on the success of the first phase of its Oracle Secure Enterprise Search deployment, The Jackson Laboratory plans to roll out the product’s federated search capabilities across multiple databases and leverage its clustering features to improve information display and search result categorization.
• The Jackson Laboratory teamed with Echelon Consulting, L.L.C., a member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork, to deploy Oracle Secure Enterprise Search.
• The Jackson Laboratory has also deployed Oracle Database and Oracle E-Business Suite to improve business processes and organizational performance.

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• “Oracle Secure Enterprise Search makes it easier and more productive for our employees and visitors to our Web site to find the information they need. Equally important, it enables us to gain insight into what people are searching for and easily refine results accordingly, without the need for IT resources,” said Patricia Eagan, senior manager, Web Communications, The Jackson Laboratory.
• “The Jackson Laboratory needed a secure, customizable and enterprise class search engine. Oracle Secure Enterprise Search was a perfect fit for their needs, and because its interface is similar to popular Web search tools, users can employ it immediately to find the information they need,” said Amin Negandhi, co-founder and chief executive officer, Echelon Consulting L.L.C.

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The Jackson Laboratory ( is a nonprofit biomedical research institution and National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center based in Bar Harbor, Maine. Its mission is to discover the genetic basis for preventing, treating and curing human diseases, and to enable research and education for the global biomedical community.

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