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Top Answer: Microsoft FAST is quite robust. Our clients are quite happy with it.
Top Answer: Microsoft FAST is good. It is a new product. It has good pricing. It's not expensive. But people have to understand how the functionality works and how FAST is growing. So accordingly, it is good… more »
Top Answer: Overall with this Microsoft product, there are no improvements required. But there is a lot of documentation required for Microsoft support. Most are documented, but not everything. That's when we… more »
Ranking
9th
out of 22 in Indexing and Search
Views
514
Comparisons
299
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
Rating
N/A
1st
out of 22 in Indexing and Search
Views
520
Comparisons
357
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
619
Rating
8.0
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MS FAST, MS FAST, MS FAST
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Overview

Google Search Appliance combines the search expertise of Google with features that meet today's business requirements all in one box. As features, it allows users to lend their expertise by adding handpicked results to search queries, ensuring that relevant results appear at the top for certain keywords, analyzes user behavior and preferences to learn from experience and deliver more relevant results over time and benefits from the technology of Google.com, which evolves continually through machine learning from billions of search queries.

Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint combines the power of FAST with the simplicity of SharePoint. FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint delivers an exceptional intranet and people search experience and a platform for building custom search-driven applications.
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Sample Customers
British Airways, City of Calgary, Discovery Channel, Emerson Process Management, FINRA, GoDaddy.com, Hayneedle, Hays, Honeywell Aerospace, Honeywell Transportation, Posco, Soci_t_ G_n_rale Group
Moffitt Cancer Center, Hitachi Solutions, Manupatra Information Solutions, Unique World, _KODA AUTO a.s., MindTree Ltd, Mississippi Department of Transportation

Google Search Appliance is ranked 9th in Indexing and Search while Microsoft FAST is ranked 1st in Indexing and Search with 1 review. Google Search Appliance is rated 0.0, while Microsoft FAST is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft FAST writes "Robust solution with good value". Google Search Appliance is most compared with IBM Watson Discovery, Coveo, Lookeen and Oracle Endeca, whereas Microsoft FAST is most compared with Lookeen, Lucene and Coveo.

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