Enterprise Search Articles

Google Search Appliance Gets New Algorithm
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Google has introduced some new features for the Google Search Appliance (GSA). There are about ten of them, but the one the company is really touting is one that allows the GSA to learn the habits of searchers and use that information to fine-tune its information retrieval process to increase relevancy.

Google Launches New Enterprise Search Features
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Today Google announced two new tools for Enterprise Search – Side-By-Side search comparison and new connectors for the Google Search Appliance. Both of these features are available in Google Enterprise Labs.

Side-By-Side Search Comparison

Microsoft Picks Norway To Host Enterprise Search Efforts

So much for Redmond and Washington.  According to an announcement made by none other than Steve Ballmer, Microsoft is moving its main development center for enterprise search technology to Oslo, Norway.

Google Strikes Back At Autonomy

Google is defending itself against enterprise search vendor Autonomy saying that its white paper needs some corrections concerning Google’s Search Appliance.

1.2 billion Reasons for Microsoft to Acquire Fast Search & Transfer

It’s been almost a year since I asked whether Fast Search & Transfer was the “comeback kid.”

Selling a Company on Enterprise Search

I spoke at the Gilbane conference yesterday (you can download my slides on semantic search).

IBM, Yahoo Update Free Enterprise Search

The IBM Omnifind Yahoo Edition enterprise search product received some tweaks and improvements to its functionality.

Microsoft Issues Free Enterprise Search Challenge

Search Server 2008 Express arrived as a free download from Microsoft, which launched the release candidate during a California conference.

Google Blasts Autonomy Over White Paper

The two companies compete in the enterprise search market, but Google found Autonomy’s take on how Google’s version works to be less than accurate.