Also, the GB-7007 lets administrators tailor results based on types of users, so that queries from marketing employees and engineers are resolved differently, for example. The product now also generates alerts for users who want to be notified of new or modified documents that contain certain terms.
Usage stats are now also more detailed, giving administrators additional details about the terms users are searching for, the results they are clicking on and the like. In security, the product now has native support for the Kerberos authentication protocol.
Companies that have stand-alone or clustered GB-1001 Search Appliances can take advantage of the software improvements in the GB-7007 by downloading the software upgrade for free, said Nitin Mangtani, Google's lead product manager of enterprise search.
He declined to provide pricing information for the product. The GB-1001 starts at $30,000 for a 500,000-document capacity, offered as a two-year license that includes support, hardware replacement coverage and software updates.