New Idea Engineering has an in-depth article, “20+ Differences Between Internet vs. Enterprise Search - And Why You Should Care (Part 1)”, all about how the popular search engines find content and how enterprise search engines should do it differently. The article provides a rather lengthy analysis of a number of issues that those in the market for enterprise search would benefit from understanding. In a nutshell, a search appliance is not going to be very effective in any but the smallest enterprises. Of interest to readers of this blog is a discussion of areas of concern to potential customers of federated search.

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