Another computer meltdown! XpoLog knows what happened — but will America buy?

by Ben Fischer | May 14, 2014 |

An Israeli company that promises a cheaper, much faster way to solve IT failures has opened a Manhattan office, where it will chase the massive American market.

XpoLog Ltd., founded in 2003 and based outside Tel Aviv, is pinning its hopes on its augmented search technology, which CEO Haim Koschitzky promotes as a major upgrade to how most large businesses troubleshoot crippling computer failures today.

The software starts with a relatively straightforward search function that can swiftly pore through terabytes of back-end computing logs to find indicators of problems. That’s not unusual; Splunk and other companies have offered that tool for years.

But XpoLog’s distinction comes from its augmented search, which analyzes the data in addition to searching, using context clues to weed out red herrings, visually illustrating patterns quickly — and then using the human’s feedback to fine-tune its analytical capabilities.

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