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Elastic (Elasticsearch)

A powerful component for modern search technology.

The Elastic Stack (previously ELK stack, Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, Beats) is built around the popular Elasticsearch search index. It allows you to start small but will grow with your business to many use cases. It is built to scale horizontally and vertically. As you need more capacity, just add more resources or nodes, and let the cluster reorganize itself to take advantage of the extra hardware. Elasticsearch is based on the open source Apache Lucene Java library.

After 10+ years of working with opensource we know how you can get higher quality in search projects, in shorter time - Findwise i3!

Main advantages with the Elastic Stack

  • Start with the open and free version and grow to commercial features when necessary
  • Build yourself or use the Enterprise Search, Observability and Security products from Elastic
  • Host yourself, manage a fleet with ECK or ECE or buy as a managed service in any of the major cloud providers with Elastic Cloud
  • Get started immediately by using the data you already have and build the dashboards you always wanted
  • Use pre-built integrations with Beats and get pre-planned dashboards also
  • Not only a search tool, an important component for building solutions and analyzing data and can be even used as a Business Intelligence tool
  • Flexible expert support options thanks to different type of Subscriptions

Main advantages with Elasticsearch

  • A vital component for building modern search driven solutions
  • Scales both vertically and horizontally
  • Not only a search tool, but a full fletched Document database, perfect for your database offloading needs

One solution - many use cases

The Elastic stack is very versatile and is used for many different cases. Elastic themselves lists Enterprise Search, Observability and Security.

Information Platform
We often use Information Platform as the best description of how we use Elasticsearch as a central collection point for information that is used in different places for example in the Region Östergötland case. This also is a good explanation for how Elasticsearch can be the backend to information driven websites, such as the case at Intersport.

Lightweight Business Intelligence tool
Kibana also works as a lightweight and very capable stand-alone application to provide real-time strategic business insights or integrate with your existing applications to power their interactions with incoming data. Thousands of organizations worldwide use the Elastic Stack for an endless variety of business critical functions. The main differentiator between The Elastic stack and other business intelligence tools is that Elastic usually is used to get real-time visibility into information instead of scheduled for example nightly updates typically done in BI tools.

We offer Elastic as a service (Elasticsearch as a service and Kibana as a service) in our Predictive Analytics offering exactly for this type of analyses. Continuous monitoring of every element of your IT environment, be it applications, business functions or integrations.

Findwise and Elastic

Being an Elastic Elite partner we have conducted many successful projects with Elastic. We can help you get started with Elasticsearch at both the application code level as well as at the infrastructure level. After over 10 years of working with open source we know how you can get higher quality in search projects, in shorter time - Findwise i3!

Example of our offering

We also offer the following packages for your specific needs:

Elasticsearch or Solr?

Do you need help with choosing between the two most popular Open Source Search Engines? Download a guide here

Elasticsearch health check

Do you have Elasticsearch or the whole Elastic stack installed and it is not performing as blazing fast as it should? Let our Certified Elasticsearch experts help you with a Elasticsearch health check.
Package offer: 1 week in total – pre-study, 2 workshops & report with recommendations.
Who will guide you: Elastic consultant, KAM.

The difference between search and find.

Predictive Analytics & business analytics with ELK / the Elastic stack

Do you want to generate business value with ELK / Elastic Stack? Do you want to get real-time visibility over your IT or business environment and use Machine Learning to detect predict problems and solve them before they escalate? Get in touch and let’s discuss
Predictive Analytics
Move from log management to predictive analysis.

Get started with Elastic!

Have you downloaded Elastic and want help to get started? Let’s kickstart your development together!

Package offer: Approximately 3-5 weeks (depending on nods, index, scope). Pre-study and need-analysis, implementation, configuration, visualization and recommendation for further governance.
Who will guide you: Senior Elastic consultant, developer, business consultant, project manager, KAM.

Achieve Findability with Elastic and Findwise!

Example view of Elasticsearch's Kibana 5.
Example view of Elasticsearch's Kibana 5.

Cases using Elastic (Elasticsearch)

Our clients are a mix of large global organisations and local niche companies. Do you want to know how you can treat your company information as an asset?

Improved Findability through better search and search driven site
How does a retailer become Swedens best e-commerce site?
Improving safety and efficiency at a nuclear power plant.
How smart intranet search can be the foundation for improved customer service application
Enterprise Search at SKF serving both internal search and client facing applications with relevant data
Hur en smart söklösning för intranätet kan ligga till grund till en mer effektiv kundtjänst
A Digital Workplace story at Scania.
How to increase conversion with a good search
How a search based solution can help both sales reps and customers.
Log Management with Elastic
Business insights through Big Data.
How does an organization work compliant AND efficient?