The Google Search Appliance (GSA) is the most well-known enterprise search solution. Google’s server hardware is delivered in addition to the software. The appliance is therefore configured by Google for the customer, because the system is very complex. If problems occur, they cannot be solved without the help of an expert. Next to the license period of two to three years, the number of documents to be indexed is crucial for the licensing price. Those who reach the index limit can either buy an upgrade or re-sort the index. Depending on the appliance mode, it may be that a hardware replacement is necessary for the upgrade. If you’re looking for an alternative to the Google Search Appliance, have a look at this comparison chart:
|Google Search Appliance||Lookeen|
|Exact phrase search|
|MS Exchange support|
|Public Folders search|
|Edit in Preview|
|MS Outlook Integration|
|Citrix and VMware compatible|
|Post search actions|
|Software Requirements||GSA||Windows Vista or later|
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