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Likelihood to Recommend

Algolia

If you have a dedicated developer who has the technical know-how to delve deep into Algolia's documentation to figure out what makes it tick, this is the product for you. Algolia's framework is extremely powerful, making search instantaneous and providing users with results at break-neck speeds. If all you need is great search, but you do not require a complex relevancy algorithm running it, Algolia will work well for you. The more complex your use case, the more expensive the product becomes.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Inbenta Enterprise Search

If you are looking for an enterprise search platform that offers an easy to use interface and if high performance is not really your priority, then I believe Inbenta Enterprise Search would fit your use case. For most other situations, I would recommend using a tried and tested search platform like Apache Solr.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Algolia

  • Algolia is brain-dead simple to set up. I've implemented search with Algolia in a dozen different ways now, and it never took me longer than a few minutes to get the functionality I want. With Algolia, the only challenge is designing your search UI -- if you don't want to use their baked in UI solutions.
  • Results come back incredibly fast. I'm not sure how Algolia does it, but every keystroke I make in a search field returns new results instantly. It's hard to believe that I'm searching large datasets on a remote server when it works so fast.
  • Very little customization is needed for 99% of use-cases. Algolia's out of the box setup works great, and it takes no prior knowledge to set up.
Eli Allen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Inbenta Enterprise Search

  • Fairly easy to use interface.
  • Quick to onboard new users, both in terms of access as well as training.
  • The NLP-based semantic search feature is quite impressive.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Algolia

  • Algolia can be a bit complex -- for smaller companies or companies without many tech resources, it may be difficult to implement and use without the help of a third party
  • Manually manipulating search results (for specific queries having listings show up first) is a bit difficult to do without custom developing that functionality
Michael Riess | TrustRadius Reviewer

Inbenta Enterprise Search

  • It is a fairly new tool in the market, so not much market feedback exists for this. This made us apprehensive in using it.
  • The documentation and online forums are bare minimum.
  • Quite buggy when working with multiple sources.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Algolia

Algolia 9.0
Based on 2 answers
We did have one occurrence where we maxed out our plan and the service didn't respond well. This is probably a very common scenario and it took half a day to get things back to normal with slow response time. Price is also a consideration. If you are restrained in that sense you might want to dedicate the time to having your own setup from the get-go.
Sagiv Frankel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Inbenta Enterprise Search

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Alternatives Considered

Algolia

Algolia at first seemed and proved to be the fastest compared to the other search engines. It is very easy to implement. Also, it had a 24x7 support which proved to be very useful. It is also useful for all types of clients weather it be organizations or individuals. It can also handle typos. It also focuses on features like API and SSL Security. Also, it is designed to search records, not pages. These were some of the reasons we went ahead with Algolia.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Inbenta Enterprise Search

Apache Solr to Inbenta is like Java to Python. Apache Solr is powerful and handles complex search platforms well. Inbenta, on the other hand, is meant to be easy to use and does not lay too much emphasis on performance. If you are a small or medium business, Inbenta may suit your needs better. However, if you wish to manage a large and complex search platform, Solr is the way to go.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Algolia

  • It's too early to measure any increase in our transactions
  • We have good customer feedback on the Algolia search function
  • We are looking at other apps in development where we can also leverage the power of Algolia
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Inbenta Enterprise Search

  • Enabled our developers to quickly deploy changes to the search model.
  • NLP-powered semantic search feedback provides good actionable insights.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Algolia

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$29*

* per installation

Algolia Editions & Modules

Edition
Free$01
Standard$12
Premium1.502
OEM PricingContact sales team
  1. per month
  2. per unit/per month
Additional Pricing Details

Inbenta Enterprise Search

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Required

Inbenta Enterprise Search Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details
Inbenta is a scalable solution. The vendor charges based on the number of sessions or searches that occur on the user's support site. The vendor also offers free trials with certain partner integrations including Zendesk and Salesforce Desk.com.

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