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Top Answer: The amount of flexibility and agility is really assuring.
Top Answer: They should add an API for third-party vendors, like a security operating center or reporting system, that would be a big improvement.
Top Answer: We use Azure Search for security-related issues. We are trying to figure out everything that's related to security events occurring in the Cloud. We are a small company, less than 10 people. About… more »
Ranking
8th
out of 11 in Search as a Service
Views
665
Comparisons
584
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
Rating
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4th
out of 11 in Search as a Service
Views
2,177
Comparisons
1,844
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
404
Rating
7.0
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Overview

Algolia helps businesses across industries quickly create relevant, scalable, and lightning fast search and discovery experiences. Algolia’s mission is to make every search interaction meaningful and rewarding. Our hosted platform reduces the complexity of building relevant digital experiences. More than 7,500 companies like WW, Lacoste, Twitch, Medium and Stripe rely on Algolia’s enterprise-grade APIs to manage over 60 billion search queries a month.

Founded in 2012, Algolia is backed by $74M in funding from Accel Partners, Alven Capital, Point Nine Capital and Storm Ventures. The team is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Paris, London, New York, and Atlanta. To learn more, visit www.algolia.com.

Azure Search is a search-as-a-service cloud solution that gives developers APIs and tools for adding a rich search experience over your data in web, mobile, and enterprise applications. Functionality is exposed through a simple REST API or .NET SDK that masks the inherent complexity of search technology. In addition to APIs, the Azure portal provides administration and prototyping support. Infrastructure and availability are managed by Microsoft.
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Sample Customers
Birchbox, Twitch, Lacoste, Stripe, WW, Medium, Cousera, National Geographic, Zendesk, Magento
XOMNI, Real Madrid C.F., Weichert Realtors, JLL, NAV CANADA, Medihoo, autoTrader Corporation, Gjirafa
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider29%
Computer Software Company23%
Media Company9%
Healthcare Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider18%
Media Company7%
Energy/Utilities Company6%
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535,544 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Algolia is ranked 8th in Search as a Service while Azure Search is ranked 4th in Search as a Service with 2 reviews. Algolia is rated 0.0, while Azure Search is rated 7.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Azure Search writes "Access capabilities provide opportunities for dealing with various platforms". Algolia is most compared with Amazon AWS CloudSearch, ELK Elasticsearch, Amazon Elasticsearch Service, Solr and Amazon Kendra, whereas Azure Search is most compared with ELK Elasticsearch, Amazon Athena, Amazon Kendra and Solr.

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