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August 23, 2018

Search the best search engine!

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with Algolia

Algolia is being used by our organization in specific departments. It is not being used by the entire organization. It is a strong search tool that is being leveraged across different internal and client facing products. It addresses some basic search optimization issues that would generally be resolved using complex algorithms.
  • It is an ultra-fast tool that can also handle typos.
  • It is super easy to implement.
  • It has distributed search networks and multiple data centers.
  • It is very expensive compared to elastic search which is relatively free.
  • Algolia does not support iPhone and Android, unlike Sharefile and Diqify
  • Algolia lacks the activity tracking and email integration
  • Algolia does not have any video tutorials.
  • Algolia is very fast but also very expensive. However, the size of our organization is very huge, so cost is not much of a problem.
  • Algolia does not support iPhone and Android. This is a major issue, which is why we were considering moving to Swiftype.
  • Since it has integration issues, we could not fully leverage the software.
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.
Quality Center (formerly HP Quality Center), Swiftype, Tableau Online, TIBCO Spotfire, Spotfire Data Science (previously Alpine Data), Devart Excel Add-ins, MS SharePoint, MS SharePoint / SQL
Algolia supports platforms that are web-based and Windows phone app based, which makes it more flexible. It focuses on features like API and SSL Security. The search results provided by Algolia are super-fast and very useful. It is extremely useful in a high-speed environment where data is required at your [fingertips]. When there is complex systems involved, it does a very good job.