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SharePoint Search Consulting

Local Consulting and Implementation Services to Improve SharePoint Search

microsoft-partner-180x100-border.jpgWe provide local SharePoint Search consulting services in the UK, backed by the world's largest team of enterprise search experts.


  • Search Technologies, the leading consulting firm dedicated to enterprise search deployment, has a well-established presence in Europe, the Americas, and worldwide.
  • Our consulting and technical team is the most experienced in the UK, our senior consultants have on average, more than 15 years' experience of deploying sophisticated search solutions.
  • Our rates are reasonable, and we're easy to engage with. Often, initial SharePoint search engagements are made using our Search Application Assessment service.
  • Search Technologies is a Gold-Certified Microsoft Partner.
  • Back in 2006, we were the "FAST Worldwide Partner of the Year." Microsoft bought FAST in 2009, and SharePoint 2013 Search is built around FAST capabilities.


We provide a full range of services to help companies to make the most of SharePoint's search capabilities, including:

  • Planning and architectural design
  • Relevancy tuning and optimising search in existing Sharepoint applications
  • Search experts-for-hire, to compliment the customer's in-house team, at competitive rates
  • Fully managed deployments of large SharePoint search systems
  • Migration projects, helping customers to move legacy search systems onto the SharePoint platform
  • Managed services and support
  • User training to help your organisation to leverage SharePoint Search effectively
  • SharePoint connectors to bring content from other business applications into SharePoint for search


We take a structured approach to investigating and planning search applications. This “Assessment” methodology has become an integral part of our services business.

  • An Assessment typically takes 5-10 consultant-days of effort to research, document and deliver, usually involving a few days on-site with the customer
  • It is offered at a subsidised, fixed price as it provides us with the opportunity to demonstrate our deep expertise to potential implementation services customers

Common Use Cases

Our Assessment service can be used in a number of ways, including:

  • Implementation planning: provides a road map for creating a highly productive SharePoint search environment
  • Optimisation: of existing systems, ensuring that the wide range of features available are being appropriately used to create a highly productive search experience
  • Migration planning: a thorough analysis of your current search systems, providing a detailed plan for migration from FAST ESP or other search engines to SharePoint
  • Leveraging SharePoint: tuning and discovering new ways to use SharePoint search capabilities to support business processes and overall productivity


A detailed Assessment Report, including a costed project plan, is delivered along with an executive-level presentation of the main findings and recommendations.


For further information or an informal discussion, please contact us at our UK office.