Google launches smallest Mini yet

by admin March 2, 2006 at 11:04 am

The newest addition to the Google Mini family is aimed squarely at smaller companies who want to beef up their search powers

Google has launched its latest hardware search appliance aimed at the business market, and this time the company is targeting small to medium-sized companies with what it claims is its “most affordable Mini ever”.

Launched on Thursday, the hardware appliance has the capacity to search up to 50,000 documents and includes a year of support for ?Ǭ£1,295. A second year of support and hardware replacement coverage costs around $995 (?Ǭ£567) for US customers, but UK pricing was not available at the time of writing.

The Google Mini is designed to enable small businesses to let employees and Web site visitors search documents, including blog postings and wiki entries. Google hopes to find customers among healthcare organisations, educational institutions, government agencies, and small to medium-sized businesses such as law firms and consultancies.

Full article: ZDNet UK