Axesa Launches New Business Register with i411 Search Technology

Puerto Rico's leading directory publisher launches a new B2B industrial directory online

HERNDON, Va., March 21 // -- i411 Inc., a leading provider of technology for local search, announced today that Axesa Servicios de Informacion, S. en C., Puerto Rico's leading directory and local search provider, has launched a new business-to-business (B2B) directory using the i411 Discovery Engine(TM). Axesa's new Business Register ( boasts improved performance and a set of powerful features targeted specifically for the B2B marketplace including enhanced search and filtering capabilities that provide a superior experience for users. The Business Register is the latest addition to a suite of online applications from Axesa, all powered by the i411 Discovery Engine.

"The new Business Register is an excellent application because it allows our users to search in an intuitive way," said Myrna Rodriguez, Marketing Director at Axesa. "i411 also helped us to tie together more closely our print and Internet offerings, thus expanding the market reach of our existing customers who advertise in the Business Register and boosting their ROI."

"Axesa is a great example of a directory publisher that proactively serves its market," said Azim Tejani, COO of i411. "We are pleased to have such a great relationship and enjoy working closely with the dynamic team in Puerto Rico."

About i411

i411 is a leading provider of faceted search technology in the field of Internet Yellow Pages (IYP) and Local Search. i411's search platform, Discovery Engine, combines highly scalable search and retrieval technology with a deep understanding of the nuances of Local and Enterprise Search including specific linguistics and semantic capabilities, and visualization tailored to provide consumers with the ultimate online search experience. i411 provides technology and related services for some of the largest yellow page publishers in the world looking to bridge the gap between print directories and the online search marketplace. Customers include Dex Media in the United States, De Telefoongids in the Netherlands, and Telkom Directory Services in South Africa. The Kelsey Group has rated i411 applications highest in the world over all other U.S. and European directory publishers and over Google Local and Yahoo! Local. Learn more about i411 at

About Axesa Servicios de Informacion, S. en C.

Axesa Servicios de Informacion, S. en C. produces over two million printed directories in Puerto Rico, including two local regional directories ("Tu Guia Comercial Local Bayamon" and "Tu Guia Comercial Local Carolina"), a mobile directory ("Guia Movil"), a business-to-business directory ("The Business Register"), an "Export and Import Guide," two tourist magazines ("Bienvenidos" and "Places to Go"), the membership directory for the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce and several directories on CD-ROM. Axesa provides information services through Operator Assisted Yellow Pages, "Infovoz 511," and online Yellow Pages, On March 31, 2006, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe acquired Verizon's interests in the directory company, which is a joint venture with World Directories Inc., a leading international directories business operating across seven countries in the classified advertising market.

Source: i411, Inc.

CONTACT: Altaz Bhanji of i411, Inc., +1-703-793-3270, x 260

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