It all started 10 years ago with Copernic has one of the initial players in the Desktop Search market. Since then, many companies have come on the market and left and others decided to discontinue their product. Currently, there are only a few vendors left and where are they heading?
As for Copernic, users all over the world use documents and emails on a daily basis that are still on their local computer. As per our case study about the deployment of Copernic Desktop Search at Mercer, 40% of employees cannot find the information they need to do their job. Another revealing statistic is that users can spend up to 20% of their time downloading and filing information both locally and on the corporate network.
Yes, the cloud computing is gaining a lot of shares in the personal computer industry, but the trend for the computer desktop & server manufacturing industry is positive as it is growing. Businesses are investing in new infrastructure for their employees to become more productive and efficient. According to Mercer, that’s when a search solution where you can find your local data as well as your network data becomes crucial.