November 13, 2008

Adhere Solutions Announces the SPIRAL Methodology For the Google Search Appliance; Leverages Best Practices for Integrating Google Technologies

CHICAGO, Nov. 13, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adhere Solutions, a Google Enterprise Partner, announced today their SPIRAL(tm) methodology has been successfully adopted by Google Search Appliance customers at the American Library Association, Department of Energy and the Federal Trade Commission. The SPIRAL methodology is a proven process for designing, developing and deploying the Google Search Appliance on websites or internal networks.

"Everyday we talk to customers who want to put the full power of the Google Search Appliance to work for them. They want to offer users a robust search experience, tailored to their needs," Adhere Director and co-founder Erik Arnold said. "Our SPIRAL methodology saves organizations time and money by helping assess users' needs, apply search best practices, and fully benefit from the enterprise search technologies that Google has to offer."

The SPIRAL methodology encapsulates the collective experience of Adhere's consultants, who have vast experience in web search, site search, and enterprise search deployments. With the SPIRAL process, organizations now can leverage search best practices to design, develop, and deploy Google's suite of enterprise products and technologies.

The American Library Association recently worked with Adhere Solutions to improve Web site search in conjunction with their site redesign.

"Our goal was to provide our users with a '' search environment they would inherently trust and understand," ALA Director of Information Technology & Telecommunication Services Sherri Vanyek said. "Adhere Solutions provided the process and expertise to help us identify and fulfill our search objectives, providing a dynamic user experience that matches our new web site. After defining our business goals and analyzing our search log files, they optimized the Google Search Appliance's configuration, designed a new search result page and integrated with Google Search Appliance APIs to make it easier for our web site visitors to find information."

About Adhere Solutions

Adhere Solutions is a consulting company whose core competency lies in its ability to design, implement and optimize applications built exclusively on Google technologies. The company's founders are experienced search professionals who deliver Google-centric professional services. Adhere was established to address the increasing demand for Google solutions and support. As a certified Google Enterprise Partner, Adhere developed a proprietary business process for information access, distribution and analysis that is completely supported by Google APIs and can be delivered at a fraction of the cost and time of traditional enterprise search technologies.

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