Scientigo, a developer of proprietary search technology utilized at its web site, is entering the directory assistance (411) market.

Scientigo has licensed technology from a developer of a 411 system and will combine it with the firm’s search technology.

The 411 technology was developed by Global Directory Solutions.

Harry Pettit, the president of GDS, is a member of Scientigo’s corporate advisory board. Pettit led a team at IBM that developed the first computerized directory assistance programs.