TechValidate Research on Algolia

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838 Customers Surveyed

6,169 Data Points Collected

105 Published TechFacts

8 Published Charts

8 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Algolia Customer Testimonial

The speed of implementation and ability to scale has been our most valuable result of implementing Algolia.

Mathieu Alengrin, Co-Founder, Ankorstore

Algolia Customer Research

Surveyed Algolia customers who switched from an open source solution say they were experiencing the following challenges:

Lack of configurability with previous solution
48%
Implementation and minor changes too time consuming
40%

Algolia Customer Research

Overwhelmingly large majority of customers switched to Algolia after first developing an in-house site search solution

Prior to Algolia, what site search technology or third-party tools did you use to power search for your digital channel(s)?

100% developed in-house tools
49%
Developed in-house tools ElasticSearch (open source)
45%
Developed in-house using Apache Solr (open source)
21%
Swiftype
4%
Other
21%

Algolia Case Study

Luminary

Introduction

This case study of Luminary is based on an October 2021 survey of Algolia customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Integrating sales data with Algolia to help with search results has been extremely valuable.”

“Algolia is a transformational tool and the team love it!”

Challenges

The challenges they were trying to overcome when implementing Algolia:

  • A slow and irrelevant search experience
  • Time consuming manual process of merchandising or curating content
  • Lack of insight into customer site search
  • Cumbersome and time consuming iteration on search

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Algolia that the surveyed company uses:

  • Business type/industry:
    • Retail e-commerce
    • B2B e-commerce
    • Big content sites for Fintech, super, and NFPs
  • Vendors or solutions they evaluated or replaced prior to selecting Algolia:
    • SolR
  • Parts of their website/app that are powered by Algolia:
    • Site search
    • Category landing pages
    • Product listing pages
  • How their organization leveraged Algolia:
    • Crawler
    • Rules
    • Custom ranking

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Algolia:

The following benefits they’ve realized since implementing Algolia:

  • Fast and more relevant search
  • Reactive and engaging category or product pages
  • Faster time to market
  • Increased pace of innovation

Key results since implementing Algolia:

  • Because of Algolia, the business team is able to self-serve more often without bringing in the developer team.
  • Algolia is a reliable software solution, provides outstanding customer service, and is a partner in achieving our goals.
  • Algolia integrates seamlessly with the tools that they already work with.
  • Because of Algolia, time-to-market and iterations are quick, easy, and seamless.

Algolia Case Study

Fishing Chaos, Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Fishing Chaos, Inc. is based on an October 2021 survey of Algolia customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Algolia’s extraordinarily performant search is affordable enough to use in nearly every search field in our app. Algolia search works so well in the places that we offer it, that we are routinely replacing our in-house search at the request of our users. We are even building interfaces in our app that rely solely on Algolia’s powerful search to deliver relevant content to our users.”

“Fast and accurate search across any dataset.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Algolia:

Before using Algolia, Fishing Chaos was using an in-house Firestore based search solution.

Challenges they were experiencing with their previous solution before switching to Algolia:

  • Lack of flexibility
  • Implementation and minor changes being too time consuming

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Algolia that the surveyed company uses:

  • Business type/industry: Software & Tech

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Algolia:

They saw in the following areas of their business improve after implementing Algolia:

  • A greater than 75% increase in available features
  • A greater than 75% increase in performance and scalability

Since implementing Algolia, Fishing Chaos has realized the following benefits:

  • Improved productivity and faster time to production
  • Quicker and easier scale with the business
  • Decreased time on maintenance of search
  • Increased pace of innovation
  • Reduced change windows
  • Reduced time spent on operational activities (e.g. security management, learning new program languages, etc.)

The surveyed company realized value and implemented Algolia with the first day!

Fishing Chaos says:

  • Because of Algolia, they have more time to innovate and create, and spend less time managing back end operations and business
  • Algolia helps them to have more flexibility in their operations by having visibility and understanding of their ranking strategy
  • Algolia is easy to implement, allowing them to quickly get a solution into production
  • Algolia is a reliable software solution that they can trust

Algolia Customer Testimonial

Flexible with High Performance

Algolia is a very good and flexible solution for search with high performance and easy for businesses to work without the need for tech support.

Paulo Shimabukuro, Senior IT Manager, MadeiraMadeira



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About Algolia

Algolia is the search-as-a-service platform that enables companies of all sizes to deliver fast and relevant digital experiences that drive real results. With Algolia, consumers are able to easily find and discover what they want across web, mobile, and voice. Algolia allows developers and business teams to build and optimize delightful Search and Discovery experiences that increase online engagement, conversion rates and revenue.

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