Google Enterprise Search

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Google review by Amanda A.
Amanda A.
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"Google Search"

What do you like best?

I like the simple homepage and the consistent results. I love being able to save favorite pages in the toolbar for easy access.

What do you dislike?

I really wish Google could read my mind, but we all know that can't happen. And it better not be able to because that would be creepy!

Recommendations to others considering the product

Make sure to take full use of the settings page so you can easily access your most frequented pages and searches.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Searching for institution websites, particular state policies and procedures in education, and what abbreviated workforce terms ultimately are defined.

Probably over 95% of the time I am able to find exactly what i'm looking for on the first results page after searching. I am then able to save that page and pin it to my toolbar so I can access it more quickly at another time.

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Google review by Administrator in Information Technology and Services
Administrator in Information Technology and Services
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"Requires a lot of setup, but good results"

What do you like best?

One search appliance can be configured to serve multiple purposes and the default front-ends are decent enough.

What do you dislike?

There's a steep learning curve for new users. The user interface is not especially intuitive, unfortunately.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Look at options other than the Google Search Appliance which Google will not be supporting for much longer. For this reason, we are looking at alternative solutions for site search.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Site search across multiple web properties managed in one place. This allows us to serve results from multiple properties where needed and results from single properties when that's more appropriate.

What Enterprise Search solution do you use?

Thanks for letting us know!
Google review by User
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"Does better than several others, but not as great as Google"

What do you like best?

We used the enterprise search internally to search our wikis, bug reports and other pubilc and shared documents on the network. This was definitely a step up from the individual search engines of the products and things were easier to find than earlier.

What do you dislike?

While the Enterprise search is great, it is definitely not on par with Google.com search results. There are several times when the results were not relevant or were not up to the mark. I expected it to perform better. Not sure, if this was the way it indexed our data or whether this was really a dumbed down version of the actual search engine.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We have a ton of data on our internal corporate network and searching for them was always a pain. We wanted a solution that would allow us to search through several different datastores in a single place, and this fit the needs.

Google review by User in Law Practice
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"Found it"

What do you like best?

With a few characters I can find anything on the system I need and don't have to use boolean search only. Google search strings is the greatest search invention of all time.

What do you dislike?

If you find something you dislike you let me know because I don't know what it could be.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you need something easy time effective this is the product for you.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We have so many databases and so many depositories where things are stored that this product allows us to have just one place to search everything and return results.

Google review by User in Printing
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"A truly amazing resource"

What do you like best?

The exceptionally quick response time and abundant resources that Google can locate and make available .

What do you dislike?

Occasionally, it can be overwhelming trying to sort out what you are truly searching to find within all of the potential options presented.

Recommendations to others considering the product

This is a great resource to add for businesses that partner with multiple other unrelated vendors and suppliers. Also, it will increase the user effectiveness by giving real-time, immediate information across a broad section of possibilities.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Sourcing product parts, vendors and product images is much quicker now. We can identify potential solutions and reach out to producers much more efficiently than in the past.

Google review by Randy H.
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"Simple to use, great returns"

What do you like best?

I like how simple it is to use and the number of resources being able to be searched through with quick returns.

What do you dislike?

Some results are not organized properly, in terms of priority according to the search keywords.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Searching for documentation, solutions, wiki pages, internal contacts.

Google review by Avi R.
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"The GSA is being discontinued"

What do you like best?

Default relevance is fine, focused on HTTP-served pages and documents, decent administration interface was getting better all the time, tools to integrate with simple security systems, varying levels of support for integrating with complicated data sources

What do you dislike?

Some results just not ranked properly, most external functions depended on running open-source servers on other machines, filters very limited compared to proper faceted search results

Recommendations to others considering the product

Look elsewhere!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Search on public sites, semi-public sites, and intranets

Google review by Internal Consultant in Information Technology and Services
Internal Consultant in Information Technology and Services
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"Search Engine OEM"

What do you like best?

Best search algorithm in the market. Results are displayed in a user-friendly manner. Accuracy of search results and context matching is quite good.

What do you dislike?

OEM and integration technology with backward compatibility. The google enterprise search engine hardware versions change often and require to be tested and certified with current and past versions of our enterprise software.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Leading provider out there but focus on the API and integration technology to ensure you can continue to maintain your solution with it.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Enterprise application with big data requiring easy lookup and access to transactional data with keyword searches. Easier to search via GSE vs manually searching thru each area of a large enterprise application.

Google review by Administrator in Management Consulting
Administrator in Management Consulting
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"Best ever"

What do you like best?

I can do everything here I do not need other software and all the software offered here is compatible with Google.

What do you dislike?

I do not like you have pay per user. This becomes kind of expensive in the long run.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I am solving all of my business needs

Google review by User in Telecommunications
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"Good Results"

What do you like best?

I like that it returns results within my work tools in addition to a web search and both can be viewed on a list.

What do you dislike?

Some results do not directly tie into what I was looking for.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Efficiency when trying to resolve customer concerns.

Google review by Daniel J.
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"Great Custom Search Engine"

What do you like best?

Google is the best, fastest, and most relevant search engine out there, so to incorporate their search on your own site is awesome. The paid version allows you to go ad-free, and you can also run promotions from within your site's search. It is a great solution with flexible options for different search volumes. They also have good statistics and analytics to see how many people are using it.

What do you dislike?

We had to transfer ownership from an old employee and it was a little difficult to make the transition. The new interface seems to have alleviated some of that though and hopefully it won't be as difficult in the future.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you need a good search for your site, this is the way to go.

Google review by Ruban K.
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"No competitors for a Google Search"

What do you like best?

The customized search allows you to search only within your server's paths with NO ADS. You can also incorporate more than one path and display the results in a tabbed interface.

What do you dislike?

When the subscription period is over, Google automatically, includes the Ads which is ridiculous. Google should consider giving some time for the orgs before displaying ads in a customized domain's search.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you don't have a straightforward CMS and want to search for any files/text within the domain, GE search is the option. You can see the live preview before purchasing it.

Google review by Madhushi F.
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"Business tool"

What do you like best?

It is a very important tool whereby employees and customers are able to find things online at a very fast pace. It provides employees a very fast way to search into files, data, people etc. It has many new customized features, which would help your business to move forward.

What do you dislike?

When the document volume is high and in bulk, the time taken for query issues could be high

Recommendations to others considering the product

Recommended

Google review by Ahmed S.
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"Super search engine"

What do you like best?

It provides me with many details about any subject I search for. It is fast and it provides accurate results. You can find results related to your country.

What do you dislike?

Nothing to say.

Recommendations to others considering the product

You have to use it as your main search engine. :)

Google review by Brandi B.
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"Google saves LIVES"

What do you like best?

Whats not to love about google? it gets me through my day. I wouldnt be able to survive without it. It is a great search engine. I have used others (yahoo and bing) and none of them can top GOOGLE. !

What do you dislike?

nothing. love it!

Recommendations to others considering the product

every human should utilize google. I use it for directions, recipes, shopping, song lyrics, movie quotes, trivia question answers, cheating on homework- pretty much EVERYTING.

Google review by Rusty P.
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"Great enterprise search tool"

What do you like best?

It is by far one of the best search appliances out there--it works & it works really quickly. At my previous employers we used it all the time!

What do you dislike?

The price is definitely very prohibitive for most companies!

Recommendations to others considering the product

There may be cheaper alternatives out there, but definitely not as good.

Google review by User in Computer Software
User in Computer Software
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"Keep Your Organization Organized"

What do you like best?

This appliance will help keep everything within your organization's network, organized and easy to find.

What do you dislike?

More of a problem with file management, but poorly labeled documents and documents without metadata are hard to search for and accurately store.

Recommendations to others considering the product

You most likely use google.com to perform searches now as is, so this is a logical progression to bring it into your organization.

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