Adhere Solutions, All Access Connector Suite for Google Search Appliance


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Product overview for the All Access Suite of indexing and OneBox connectors for the Google Search Appliance by Adhere Solutions.

Adhere Solutions is a Google Enterprise Partner providing products and services that help organizations accelerate their adoption of Google technologies and cloud computing. Adhere's team of consultants help customers leverage Google's Enterprise Search products, Google Maps, and Google Apps to improve access to information, productivity, and collaboration.

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Adhere Solutions, All Access Connector Suite for Google Search Appliance

  1. 1. <ul><ul><li>Jim Orris [email_address] 800-799-0520 x100 </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. All Access Connector (AAC) Value <ul><ul><li>Brings advanced federated search and indexing connectivity to the Google Search Appliance (GSA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Proprietary subscription database services </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Public Domain, open source content  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enterprise Content Management systems </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Structured Databases </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connector management and support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Continuous development, monitoring, maintenance </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>5400 federated connectors </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>30+ CMS indexing connectors </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All JDBC databases </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Completes Google ’ s Universal Search vision </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Universal Connectivity Search Indices Internet Databases Digital News Sources Academic & Public Libraries Application Repositories Native RDMS Files Corporate Intranet Content Management Systems I nternal Content Sources External Content Sources
  4. 4. When to Federate or OneBox? <ul><ul><li>When it is not feasible to re-index large info repositories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Web (Google,Yahoo), PubMed, USPTO </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Content is already indexed well and accessible from search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IMDb, WebMD, Wikipedia </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  When you do not have rights to the content, it is proprietary and can't be copied </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>LexisNexis, Ovid, Hoovers, EBSCO </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  When your content is dynamic, transactional and constantly changing such that re-indexing is not practical to continuously index </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CRM, ERP, Social Media, BI Apps </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When no Indexing connector exists </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. When to use indexing connectors? <ul><ul><li>When you need to control the crawl and display to meet performance and design requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When you need to leverage meta data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Categorizing search results and other search navigation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reuse in other applications, services </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When you to normalize data to feed other applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Text Analytics, Portals, News Services, Discovery </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When you are dissatisfied with the native search engine, or one does not exist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ERP, CRM, HR Portals, PLM, CMS, Websites </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. All Access Connector Search Flow External Web Sources Adhere All Access Platform Retrieve C4 C7 C13 Harvest / Feed SERP / Search Extensions Web Pages Enterprise Sources (CMS, LOB, file shares … ) S7 S13 S4 Bi-lateral Enterprise Connectors Pubic Content Connectors Results can be rendered through GSA or All Access Connector ’ s SERP or existing portal - xml feeds are produced for all result sets and UI other components
  7. 7. How the AAC Works with GSA The All Access Connector is a suite of Java applications containing methods and classes that Google's connector manager calls to perform the tasks of acquiring documents from a content system and authenticates and authorizes end users to view search results <ul><li>Common Steps: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The GSA provides a feed interface from which the search appliance receives documents to index. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The AAC communicates with the search appliance over HTTP and with the connectors, and creates feed sources from the documents, metadata, and URLs from a content management system (CMS). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The AAC creates instances of a connector through its service provider interface (SPI) and then calls the classes and methods of the connector to perform work. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The connector communicates through the API to the CMS to acquire documents, metadata on each document, and a URLs that point to a document's location in the content management system. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The connector communicates through the API over HTTP to the web client on the content management system. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A CMS also provides a content server that stores documents in a storage system known as a repository. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Collection Selection (pre-search)
  9. 9. Result Rendering (post-search)
  10. 10. All Access Result Rendering Adhere Solutions Confidential Choose from multiple templates or customize your result page display
  11. 11. Search Extensions: Guided Navigation & Query Refinement Adhere Solutions Confidential AAC Works with Google search extensions and APIs
  12. 12. All Access Connector Features <ul><ul><li>Seamless Google Appliance Integration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Completes ‘ Universal Search ’ vision </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Secure search access to over 5400 web services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Public content </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Subscription services </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enterprise systems </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Role and tasked based relevance </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>30+ Indexing Connectors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information sharing, management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Alerts, social bookmarks, tagging, saving, emailing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Guided Navigation, Clustering, Refinements, KeyMatch </li></ul></ul></ul>