Apparently, Microsoft’s Live search wasn’t good enough… so like every normal Multi-Billion dollar company would do, They bought another one. Read below:
Here’s an update on the great results from Microsoft’s acquisition of enterprise search developer FAST Search & Transfer last April. As you may recall, the plan was to bring together FAST’s deep search expertise with the widely used SharePoint Server platform technology. Today, Microsoft gave out some details on FAST Search for SharePoint, a new search server that will add the high-end search capabilities of FAST ESP to SharePoint.
You can read more about the search buy-out here, New high-end enterprise search solution revealed.