October 15, 2008

Convera(R) to Create Nursing Vertical Search Site for Wolters Kluwer Health

VIENNA, Va., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Convera Corporation , http://www.convera.com/, a leading provider of vertical search services for publishers, today announced that it has signed a contract with the global publisher Wolters Kluwer to build vertical search engines for NursingCenter.com, a leading web site for nurses from the Wolters Kluwer Health division

Wolters Kluwer Health plays a leading role in driving medical excellence. Its products and services are used by professionals and organizations in almost every aspect of healthcare and across the world to advance knowledge and its application to improve patient care.

Convera and Wolters Kluwer Health will initially provide vertical search and site search for the Nursing Centre, an online resource to assist in the continuous training for US nursing professionals. The combination of a sophisticated site search across Wolters Kluwer's highly regarded proprietary information and nursing best practice alongside a vertical search aggregating the most authoritative Web content will provide a uniquely comprehensive information service to the nursing community.

Vertical search sites, vertical search toolbars and widgets are increasingly being seen by B2B publishers as a way of extending their brands into the essential workflow of their online communities.

About Convera(R)

Convera is a leading provider of vertical search services for publishers. Based on a semantic index of the Web, Convera enables publishers to generate additional revenue by creating customized search applications for specialist audiences under their own brand. Many of the world's largest publishers rely on Convera vertical search services to accelerate their e-publishing strategies, meet growing monetization goals and build loyal online professional communities.

About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer is a leading global information services and publishing company. The company provides products and services globally for professionals in the health, tax, accounting, corporate, financial services, legal, and regulatory sectors. Wolters Kluwer maintains operations in 33 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America and employs approximately 19,500 people worldwide. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Convera Corporation

CONTACT: Matt Jones of Convera Corporation, +1-703-761-3700,[email protected]

Web site: http://www.convera.com/