Tuesday, November 06, 2007

Microsoft Enterprise Search Announces Search Server Express 2008 Competes with Google Mini Google Search Appliance

Microsoft Enterprise Search announced Search Server Express today the features include:

Go from downloading to searching in minutes with a streamlined installation experience, making it easy to get an enterprise search infrastructure running in your environment quickly.

Review common administrative tasks, status, and settings in a single view using a unified administrative dashboard.

Manage content sources, search scopes, authoritative sources, key words, best bets and other relevance tuning through a powerful, easy-to-use management console.

Help ensure only the right people can find information using query and index-time security trimming.

Monitor search performance and improve search relevance with query and results reporting.
Empower your users to quickly find the information they need through a familiar Search Center interface Pinpoint the most relevant information you need with recommended best bets, authoritative sources, term definitions, hit highlighting, and query correction.

Retrieve concise and clear search results with duplicate collapsing, allowing you to quickly review a wide variety of relevant information.

Stay on top of new information relevant to your work by subscribing to update notifications of your search results using e-mail and RSS alerts.

Build upon a familiar user interface and application platform that lets you customize your search experience and the actions you can take on your search results.

Provide a search capability optimized for business data to deliver highly relevant results across intranet and public-facing web site content. Scale your deployment to meet your needs with no pre-set document limits.

Find information across a variety of business applications and services using federated search connectors.

Upgrade to a multi-server topology with Microsoft Search Server 2008.

Upgrade to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 when you need to easily index structured information and expertise information , or add enterprise content management, collaboration, or other complementary capabilities to your business productivity infrastructure.