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Enterprise Search and Big Data Case Studies

Success Stories from Our Customers in the Americas, Europe, and Worldwide

Search Technologies provides services to a broad range of customers, who use search and big data for enterprise search, customer support, market intelligence, compliance, and web-facing applications such as publishing and e-commerce.

A selection of brief case studies can be found below.  More in-depth content is available in our White Paper repository.

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StepStone, a leading job board company, engaged Search Technologies to conduct an audit and assessment of their Search & Match platform as part of their continuous improvement process. As this cornerstone platform is crucial to StepStone’s business, they wanted to confirm they were following best practices to stay at the forefront of the recruiting industry. 

As the UK’s biggest online motoring community, PistonHeads was looking to enhance its forum search in order to deliver a better online experience for its 4.5 million users. See Search Technologies helped PistonHeads leverage Elasticsearch to deliver a cost-effective, powerful, and customizable search solution.

To scale more cost-effectively, our customer was looking to move their intranet search and support portal search applications from the Google Search Appliance (GSA) to Solr. We helped implement Single Sign On, document-level security, advanced search features, and a more efficient architecture for content crawls. The GSA migration was successful, providing the company a smooth transition as well as cost savings.

As SharePoint grew to be our customer’s central information and collaboration portal, they were looking to migrate their enterprise search application from the Google Search Appliance to SharePoint 2013. We helped deliver a comprehensive roadmap and seamless migration, providing end-users an enhanced search experience.

Log analytics is a powerful approach that helps retailers better cater to their online shoppers' needs and, in turn, increase their e-commerce revenue. Read about how a large retailer leveraged open source log analytics for successful e-commerce personalization and saved millions of dollars in data storage/licensing costs.

Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a leading company in the cybersecurity industry, enlisted Search Technologies to leverage the Google Search Appliance (GSA) to enhance user experience for its support portal. Check out how, after a successful implementation, users can now securely search multiple content stores and have faster, easier access to resources.

The US Library of Congress maintains cataloging standards and resources, which are used by many of the world's librarians. Search is at the heart of this authorititive subscription service, which Search Technologies helped to design and implement. The solution is based on the Solr open source search engine.

Search Technologies has helped over 800 customers around the globe to make the best use of their search and big data analytics applications. Here is a collection of success stories from our UK commercial and public sector customers who have achieved better results in various use cases.

Fraud detection is critical to the insurance industry, which suffers billions in fraud-related losses. Learn how a workers' compensation agency implemented the open source Cloudera big data platform to eliminate laborious auditing, improve scalability, and deliver real-time evidence to prosecute $150+ million in fraud.

This case study, first presented at Lucene Revolution, focuses on the architecture and development of the National Archives’ “Online Public Access” (OPA) initiative, a public search interface for browsing both catalog information and on-line content, which is being completely rebuilt using SolrCloud.