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Managing an Enterprise Search Migration

Managing an Enterprise Search Migration

If your business still using a Google Enterprise Search Appliance (ESA), the clock is ticking on finding a search platform replacement.  Many alternate platforms are of course available, but the challenges of a search migration really begin after you've chosen your new solution.

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So Long Google Search Appliance, Long Live Enterprise Search

So Long Google Search Appliance, Long Live Enterprise Search

Google Enterprise Search Appliance's days are numbered.  And while the announcement has already received some great coverage in this space, I'd like to look at how the announcement may affect your strategy — whether or not you're a Google Search Appliance customer.

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Hard to Say Good-bye: Next Steps for Google Search Appliance Customers

Hard to Say Good-bye: Next Steps for Google Search Appliance Customers

Google’s announcement that it will discontinue the Google Search Appliance (GSA) was the big story in enterprise search this month.  No new systems can be purchased. Resellers and partners can sell one-year license renewals for existing systems through 2017, to end in 2018.

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Google Search Appliance Fades Away

Google Search Appliance Fades Away

Last week Google told its reseller partners that the Google Enterprise Search Appliance (ESA) was going to be withdrawn from the market.  ESA three-year license terms will no longer be available and only one to two year renewal options will be offered to existing customers.

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Google Isn’t a Search Platform

Google Isn't a Search Platform

I spent much of the recent holiday weekend doing the traditional sorts of things: parties with friends, cookouts, housecleaning… Things tend to pile up, especially since I work out of my house and have stacks of books and manuals going back to the days of Bush number 1.

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