# 2016

France Labs was invited by E&Y on its booth, and won the E&Y challenge for an internal search engine.

Viva Technology website

France Labs will be at the Innovatice City conference in Nice on June 16th and 17th, to showcase the benefits of Datafari for Smart Cities.

Website of Innovative City

France Labs will be at the IT Innovation Forum Convention 2016 on June 14th and 15th in Paris, to discuss about the importance of search in companies with big data challenges.

Website of the IT innovation Forum 2016

France Labs will be present at the IT Partners fair, at Eurodisney on March 9th and 10th, to strengthen its sales partnerships on Datafari.

website of IT Partners

France Labs will be at the Big Data Paris conference on March 7th and 8th, to promote the big data capabilities of Datafari, Solr and Elasticsearch.

website of Big Data Paris

France Labs won the Get In The Ring France challenge, therefore we will fight for France at the European finale in London on Feb. 11th.

website of Get In The Ring

# 2015

As planned in our roadmap, we have released Datafari 2.1 on December, 16th, so that you can enjoy it during the holidays season.

jira of Datafari

Our presentation about big data search has been accepted, and therefore we will be in Paris on Nov. 18th and 19th at the Paris Open Source Summit, the largest european conference on Open Source.

Paris Open Source Summit website

Our talk on migrating from Exalead to Solr has been accepted. We will be in London on oct. 20th and 21st, to talk during Enterprise Search Europe, THE reference european conference on enterprise search.

the website of Enterprise Search Europe

Our talk proposal on integrating ManifoldCF and Solr has been accepted. We will be in Austin Texas on Oct. 15th to talk about it at Solr Revolution, THE largest conference on Apache Solr.

the website of Lucene/Solr Revolution

Datafari has been invited by Canonical to be on its Ubuntu booth at Strataconf. Part of juju program, the demo shows Datafari's capability to easily deploy with juju charms and index hadoop content.

Press Release about Datafari and Juju

We used summer to its fullest on R&D activities, and the result if Datafari v2 !

The website of Datafari

France Labs will be presenting Solr from a big data perspective, during the Data Science track at SophiaConf 2015. The talk includes a short intro to Solr, a demo of SolrCloud on our laptop and then on Amazon EC2 with more that 2.5 millions documents indexed. SophiaConf is the largest annual event on the Riviera about open source technologies.

the website of SophiaConf

We'll be presenting to curious and interested developers the Solr search engine, as well as its ecosystem incluing Hadoop, Banana and ManifoldCF. The Milano JUG gathers java developers from the region of Milan in Italy.

Milano JUG website

We'll be presenting Datafari and its big data capabilities during the IT Innovation Forum Paris and annual CRIP convention.

IT Innovation forum website

We'll be presenting to curious and interested developers the Solr search engine, as well as its ecosystem incluing Hadoop, Banana and ManifoldCF. The Genova JUG gathers java developers from the region of Genova in Italy.

Genova JUG website

We presented Datafari and its big data capabilities during the IT Innovation Forum Paris, in front of CTOs, CIOs, CDOs, investors and experts. As an acknowledgment of the quality and vision of our work, we won 2 awards, the best Big Data innovation and the best startup.

The article from Alliancy magazine

We are organising the Enterprise Search Meetup in Paris, that will be taking place at the NUMA in Paris. For this session, we'll welcome the talks of Mappy and Ardans, as well as a quick presentation of what's new in Solr 5.

Enterprise Search Paris meetup page

We'll be at Documation-MIS, the major event on document management, booth A23. We'll be officially introducing Datafari 1.0 .

Documation-MIS website

We are presenting the Solr search engine, as well as its ecosystem that includes Hadoop for Big Data, Banana for analytics and ManifoldCF for connectors. The Nantes JUG gathers developers of the Nantes region, who are passionate about Java and IT in general.

the Nantes JUG web site

We will be at TechInnov 2015, Orly airport. It is the largest B2B conference in Europe dedicated to innovation. Contact us if you want to meet there. Our proposal has been accepted after an analysis of the innovative aspect of our work, in particular on Datafari and Big Data.

the Techinnov website

# 2014

The France Labs team wishes you very happy holidays for the end of 2014, and see you in 2015 for new adventures.

The conference Les Interconnectés is one the major events on french territories and their usage of ICT. You can join us to discover our solutions dedicated to territories, including Datafari in cloud mode and on-premise mode.

the website of the event

During Search Day 2014, in Paris, we will give a use case on migration from Exalead to Solr, together with IFCE (Institut Français du Cheval et de l'Equitation). It is a good opportunity to discover the methodology of a migration project, and to get the insights from a customer who really did this move. Search Day is the only French conference dedicated to search tools, and it will be taking place in Paris. Registration is free.

the website of Search Day 2014

We are presenting the Solr search technology, as well as its ecosystem, to the developpers ecosystem. This includes Hadoop for big data, Banana for analytics and ManifoldCF for the connectors. The Geneva JUG gathers developpers in the Geneva area who have an interest in Java, and in information technologies in general.

Geneva JUG website

We are presenting together with Allopneus, on the usage of Solr for eCommerce, during the Lib'Day event. We will be talking about the functionnalities of Solr in the eCommerce area, and we will be sharing the knowledge of a major eCommerce player, Allopneus. The Lib'Day is organised for the French Tech Weeks, and it will be taking place in Marseille. Its goal is to present open source solutions that are mature for use in companies. Registration is free.

the website of the Lib'Day 2014

We are speaking at the World Gathering for Libre Software (Rencontres Mondiales du Logiciel Libre) in Montpellier, to present search solutions for SMEs. We will explain how search engines are positionned among digitization and CMS, what they bring in to better manage a company. The RMLL will be welcoming Richard Stallman, one of the founder of the free software movement. Registration is free.

Website of the RMLL

We will be speaking at Sophia Conf 2014, to present use cases combining Solr and Hadoop. We will be covering a short history as well as different scenarios on integration and usage. Sophia Conf is the largest event dedicated to developers on the French Riviera. The event lasts for 3 eveninings, and we'll be part of the Big Data session. Registration is free.

the website of Telecom Valley

We are invited by Numergy on their booth. We are starting a partnership with them, in order to propose our cloud search to additional customers. Solutions Linux is the largest event on open source in France. We are proud to propose Datafari in a cloud version, together with Numergy. Come see us at the Numergy booth! Registration is free for this conference which takes place in La Defense, Paris on May, 20th and 21st.

website of Solutions Linux 2014

We will be presenting the installation and usage feedback about Datafari, during the largest European conference dedicated to Enterprise Search. Located in London, this conference gathers the stakeholders of Enterprise Search, be it customers, consultants, analysts or software makers.

the website of Enterprise Search Europe 2014

We'll be presenting Datafari at lunch time during the open source event organised by Telecom Valley, at the Busines Pole, on April, 17th. The number of seats is limited, so please register.

website of the open source commission

We'll be presenting Solr and its ecosystem during an evening organised by the LavaJUG. You'll discover Solr and its ecosystem, with demos to understand how to quickly and easily setup an efficient search engine. The number of seats is limited, so please register.

website of the event

We will be animating a round table on open source at the MIS/Documation fair on March 27th, 2014 at the CNIT La Défense. Think about registering. MIS/Documation is the largest french-speaking fair on enterprise search, CMS and document management systems.

website of MIS/Documation

Join us at the Lyon Java User Group on Feb. 18th to discover Apache Lucene/Solr and its ecosystem.

website of the event, organised by the LyonJUG

We will be present at TechnInnov 2014, Orly airport. It is the largest B2B fair for innovation in Europe. Contact us if you want to meet. Our participation has been accepted after a thorough analysis of our innovations on Datafari and Big Data.

the Techinnov website

The France Labs team wishes you all the best for 2014, full of good search, full of big data, but also off course full of health and happinness.


# 2013

The France Labs team wishes you happy holidays on this year end, and see you in 2014 for new adventures.

France Labs and Patrick Duverger proposed a demo combining both Apache Solr and FreeDatamaps. They ended up first in the B2B category, at the SAP demojam contest which took place at the SAP Teched in Amsterdam on Nov 2013. Only six participants are selected each year for this european event, which welcomes the SAP ecosystem.
This price acknowledges the innovation efforst of France Labs, in particular in the area of data mining.
Cédric Ulmer (France Labs) and Patrick Duverger (FreeDataMap) presented their solution in front of several thousands of SAP experts. Runner up at the overall contest, they won the B2B category. Their solution « Search, Analyse, Propose » combines business intelligence with search engine technologies, enabling the simultaneous manipulation of both quantitative and textual data of an enterprise.

En proposant une démo technique combinant les technologies Apache Solr et Freedatamap, France Labs et Patrick Duverger ont été sélectionnés pour le SAP demojam qui aura lieu au sein du SAP Teched, à Amsterdam en novembre 2013. Seules six candidatures sont retenues chaque année pour cet évènement européen, qui réunit l’ensemble de l’écosystème gravitant autour de SAP.
Etant les seuls français sélectionnés, Cédric Ulmer (France Labs) et Patrick Duverger (FreeDataMap) présenteront leur solution devant plusieurs milliers de personnes, avec l’espoir de remporter la coupe annuelle du meilleur demojam. Leur solution « Search, Analyse, Propose » combine la business intelligence aux technologies des moteurs de recherche, permettant de manipuler aussi bien les données quantitatives d’une entreprise que ses données textuelles. Rendez-vous le 5 novembre au soir à Amsterdam pour connaître le nom du vainqueur.

France Labs is moving and leaves the Telecom ParisTech incubator. We are now hosted by the Nice startup accelerator. Our new address:

France Labs
CEEI - Nice Premium
1 boulevard Maître Maurice Slama
06200 Nice

Lors d'une visite de presse dans les bureaux du Business Pole, France Labs et Antibes ont présenté les premiers résultats concrets du partenariat signé en 2012, pour la mise en place d'un moteur de recherche innovant à Antibes. Avec des interventions de Mr Le Ministre Maire Jean Leonetti, Mr Patrick Duverger DSI d'Antibes, et Mr Cédric Ulmer, président de France, les journalistes et les spectacteurs ont pu découvrir la solution mise en oeuvre à disposition des 2000 employés.

France Labs et la ville d'Antibes présenteront leur projet de mise en place d'un moteur de recherche open source pour les employés municipaux.
La conférence Enterprise Search Europe est la plus importante conférence européenne sur le sujet des moteurs de recherche d'entreprise. Ne manquez pas cette opportunité de vous tenir à jour des solutions existantes, et bien sûr de passer nous voir ! Cette conférence aura lieu du 15 au 16 mai 2013 à Londres.

Ce 20 mars à Nice, France Labs sera présent à BA06, le salon des entreprises innovantes des Alpes-Maritimes. Venez nous rencontrer!

Notre prochaine session de formation sur Lucene / Solr aura lieu les 19 et 20 mars 2013 à Sophia-Antipolis. Ne manquez pas cette opportunité de vous former sur ces technologies majeures.

France Labs sera présent au salon international SMAU en Italie, plus précisement la session de février à Bari. Le salon SMAU est dédié aux technologies de l'information et de la communication pour les entreprises. France Labs y exposera ses produits et services, toujours focalisés sur la recherche d'informations pour entreprise. Passez nous voir si vous y allez!


# 2012

Le 13 décembre, France Labs s'est vu remettre le prix meilleur espoir SCS du concours régional TIC Innovation. Ce concours récompense les PMEs les plus innovantes de la région. La catégorie espoir SCS a reconnu les efforts de France Labs dans le domaine de l'innovation pour les moteurs de recherche en entreprise. France Labs investit fortement dans ses activités de R&D afin de révolutionner la recherche d'information en entreprise.

Nous sommes fiers d'annoncer que nous avons développé pour Nolife un outil de eRecrutement.
Nolife propose une plateforme pour les recruteurs, qui leur permet d'identifier des candidats. Nous avons utilisé Constellio comme base pour créer une plateforme moderne et efficace leur permettant d'identifier rapidement les meilleurs profils. Les fonctionnalités de l'outil permettent une recherche directe ou avancée, avec facettes sur les compétences, ainsi que l'autocompletion.
Les utilisateurs peuvent sauvegarder leur recherche et recevoir des alertes en cas d'apparition de nouveaux profils correspondant à leur besoins.

Article de InvestInCotedAzur

Nous avons le plaisir de mettre à disposition AjaxFranceLabs en open source, sous une licence Apache Licence V2.0, qui est compatible avec les besoins des entreprises. AjaxFranceLabs vous permet d'utiliser un framework web ajax aussi bien pour Solr que pour Constellio.
Nous espérons qu'il vous sera utile !

Les détails sur AjaxFranceLabs

France Labs faisait partie des intervenants lors de la Sophia Conf qui a eu lieu à Sophia Antipolis du 2 au 4 juillet 2012. Lors de la journée sur la thématique Big Data, nous avons présenté notre vision open source sur le Big Search.

Lien vers la page de l'événement

France Labs était présent au salon Solutions Linux les 19, 20 et 21 juin 2012 au CNIT à la Défense. Sur son stand, les sociétés, les associations et globalement tous les amoureux de l’open source ont pu découvrir la puissance et la maturité des outils open source Lucene, Solr et Constellio.
Pendant la journée du Printemps du Libre, qui avait lieu dans ce salon, France Labs a également tenu un atelier sur le thème du Big Search.

Nous sommes fiers d’annoncer la mise à disposition de la première image virtual box pré-configurée pour permettre de tester Constellio dans son environnement.

Les détails sur notre blog

France Labs était présent au salon Documation les 21 et 22 mars 2012 au CNIT à la Défense. Sur son stand, les sociétés et institutionnels ont pu découvrir la puissance et la maturité des outils open source Lucene, Solr et Constellio. France Labs y a également tenu un atelier sur Constellio.

France Labs était présent au salon BA06 le 26 janvier 2012 à Nice. L’occasion de renforcer son réseau de partenariat avec les sociétés innovantes de la région, ainsi que d’exposer ses technologies.

Le salon BA06

# 2011

France Labs était présent au salon des Entreprenariales le 8 décembre 2011 à Mandelieu, sur le stand de Telecom Valley. C’était l’occasion pour les acteurs de la région de découvrir les travaux de R&D de France Labs, ainsi que ses services sur Constellio, Solr et Lucene.