Microsoft now the leader in Enterprise search (Gartner)

Magic Quadrant for Information Access Technology (Gartner Research, Sept. 30, 2008) Microsoft is positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner, Inc.'s 2008 Magic Quadrant for Information Access Technology. This report assesses vendors with capabilities that go beyond enterprise search to encompass a range of technologies. Their capabilities include search; federated search, content classification, categorization and clustering; fact and entity extraction; taxonomy creation and management; information presentation (for example, visualization) to support analysis and understanding; and desktop search to address user-controlled repositories in order to locate and "invoke" documents, data, e-mail and intelligence.

Full report here.