Thursday, July 2, 2009

LTech and

Company Overview
LTech is a leading cloud technology integrator and search solutions provider established in 2001. As an early Google Enterprise Partner, LTech has successfully completed dozens of Google Apps deployments and Google Search Appliance configurations. is a Sports Nutrition E-Retailer and Online Fitness Community. The site, which has been ranked as the most visited body building site in the world, motivates people to reach their fitness goals with informational resources, forums, editorial content, and a cyberstore of high-quality sports nutrition products.

Challenge was using a Google Mini to crawl and index their site and provide customers with the best possible search. As the site gained popularity, the content began to expand, drawing it closer to the document limit. After adding a new BodySpace site area for visitors to track their fitness progress, the Google Mini was no longer able to handle the amount of documents on the site. upgraded to a standard GB-1001, but needed help replicating their current search structure.


After the upgrade, LTech configured the Google Search Appliance for based on their specific requirements. The appliance was set up to crawl and index all of their documents, reproducing their previous site search. LTech added built-in KeyMatches to promote certain pages and created collections to let users search separate parts of the index. The search and results pages were customized to match the look and feel of


As one of the top health and fitness websites with hundreds of products and a wealth of content, wanted to provide their visitors with highly-refined search capabilities. With search powered by Google and LTech, users are receiving fast, accurate results with the ability to query the entire site, or limit their search to stores, product reviews, blogs, groups and more.