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There's no overstating the importance of search to your public Web or internal servers. Even the best-architected sites have grown so complex that more than two-thirds of visitors use site search as their primary form of navigation, research company IDC reports.
Yet making the right search choice can be equally complicated. There are dozens of options, ranging from low-end products that yield imprecise results to intricate solutions that crawl all types of enterprise data repositories and take years to implement.
In fact, major search vendors declined to submit their enterprise products to InfoWorld for testing, saying setup would be too complex. Among the no-shows was Verity's K2 Enterprise with its intricate taxonomy and classification functions.
Nevertheless, I was able to get a good sense of Verity's enterprise search approach with a three-month test of Verity Ultraseek, a …