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Product Award - Gold Award
Multilingual Search Engine and Content Manager
Submitted by Suntek Computer Systems Ltd

Suntek Computer Systems Ltd is a Hong Kong based software company. Suntek specializes in search engines, content management and knowledge base systems, with emphasis on Asian language and Chinese support.

An SME employing just five local staff, it has leveraged its multilingual search engine and content manager to win Hong Kong Government and other major
tenders against stiff international competition. This product suite enables speedy service for tens of thousands of successful searches every day on such top sites as the HKSAR Government Information Centre website ( - Hong Kong's largest portal), POINT (the Hong Kong Police Intranet), Hospital Authority, and local university sites, to name but a few.

The suite is an integrated solution that allows enterprises to manage documents effectively on both Internet web sites and intranet enterprise information portals. It can index and search documents in English, traditional and simplified Chinese, Hong Kong Supplementary Character Set and a further range of Asian languages. In addition it can search databases, formatted data, semi-structured data and free text.

Offering superior search performance, it runs on low cost hardware yet it scales up easily to high end multiple processor and multiple server platforms.

Judges' Comments:

"Technology performance that succeeds in the face of tough requirements and keen competition ... four progressive version upgrades since 1999 to cater for various databases and Chinese code issues."

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