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Google Search Appliance..the Last Few Months

Posted by John Routhier on Aug 22, 2018 8:08:13 AM

Companies only have a few more months until the Google Search Appliance will no longer in existence.  Thousands of companies are now scrambling to find a viable replacement.  For this reason Yippy created it's GSA Replacement Program that helps companies make the transition easier while reducing the internal bandwidth of going through an implementation of a new search application.

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Former CIO of Halliburton and Air Liquide S.A. Joins Yippy's Board of Directors

Posted by John Routhier on Jun 2, 2017 8:37:55 AM

ATLANTA, June 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Yippy, Inc. (OTC MKTS: YIPI) (www.yippyinc.com) ("Yippy" or the "Company"), an enterprise unification company known for its Yippy EASE 360 platform, announced today that the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board") elected Arthur "Art" Huffman to serve as a director on the Board, fulfilling a previously vacant Board seat.  Mr. Huffman had served as the Board's chief outside consultant since 2015.

Mr. Huffman is the principal and owner of A. Huffman Associates, LLC, an IT consulting and sourcing firm based in Houston, Texas.  Previously, he served as the Chief Information Officer for Halliburton Company (HAL), the global oilfield services firm ("Halliburton"), where he was responsible for all aspects of its worldwide IT operations.  Prior to joining Halliburton, Mr. Huffman held the same position at Air Liquide S.A., a multinational industrial gasses company based in Paris, France, where he maintained responsibility for the company's international IT operations.  In addition to his technology background, Mr. Huffman has also held various executive management positions within Halliburton and Schlumberger Limited.

Mr. Huffman stated, "I've had the pleasure of working with Yippy for over two years, assisting with its data driven technologies, strategy and market penetration as a consultant.  Now bringing my experience in-house, I hope to further assist the Company in achieving its goals and meeting the expectations of its shareholders.  He continued, "I strongly believe in the search technology that we are bringing to market.  The quality of the search based technology suite is second to none, and I believe our clients agree.  Additionally, our Satellite Services Division is introducing technologies that present a real and disruptive force for satellite and terrestrial communications. The Company's tech, combined with its management and technical staff, provide a unique opportunity to create complete systems for highly secure access for our clients to Internet, personal and enterprise data, available worldwide through any network or combination of wireless technologies."

Richard Granville, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yippy, commented, "Art will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Board.  Currently, we are engaged with many top global companies covering many verticals, including healthcare, aerospace, Internet, oil and gas, telecommunications and finance.  Our solutions work horizontally across all verticals in any network configuration.  We are proud and excited to have Art in our corner in an official capacity as we maintain our ambition to expand Yippy's global reach."

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Topics: News, Enterprise Search, Satellite

Google Search Appliance is Discontinued...Time is Running Out

Posted by John Routhier on Apr 11, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Since Google announced the sun-setting of the Google Search Appliance thousands of companies are going to need a viable replacement.  As part of this announcement Google is no longer selling GSA's and stopped offering renewals end of 2017 with the GSA end of life May 2019.

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Tips to Securing Your Data

Posted by John Routhier on Mar 28, 2017 11:11:39 AM

With news of more top secret information being leaked today by an NSA contractor it is even more important to make sure your companies data is secure.  Companies are faced with a difficult challenge of trying to access data to empower their employees and make them more efficient while ensuring their data stays secure.  The other recent cases of Snowden, FBI/NSA, IRS and numerous other data breaches show the importance of securing your internal documents.

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Topics: Data Security

Google Search Appliance Replacement-FAQ's

Posted by John Routhier on Mar 21, 2017 2:02:10 PM

Can I buy a new Google Search Appliance?

No new systems can be purchased.

How long can I renew my Google Search Appliance?

One-year license renewals for existing systems through 2017, to end in 2018. 

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Bye, Bye Google Search Appliance…Welcome to the Cloud ™!!!

Posted by John Routhier on Jan 4, 2017 8:00:00 AM
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Topics: Enterprise Search

Yippy, Inc. (YIPI) Partners with Atlantix Global Systems

Posted by John Routhier on Dec 8, 2016 9:12:08 AM

ATLANTA, Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Yippy, Inc. (OTCMKTS: YIPI) ("Yippy"), a unified enterprise search company, announced today an alliance with Leading independent VAR (value-added reseller) Atlantix Global Systems ("Atlantix") to offer the Yippy Search Appliance (YSA) and Yippy Search Cloud (YSC) as the recommended solution for customers looking for a Google Search Appliance (GSA) replacement and other search technologies.

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Topics: Enterprise Search

4 Factors to Choose your GSA Replacement

Posted by John Routhier on Dec 1, 2016 3:47:26 PM


As you have heard in Fortune’s article Google Search Appliance (GSA) May Be Gone But Category Lives On, not only is Google sunsetting thus leaving customer looking for a  GSA replacement customers confused, but choosing the next solution is even more cumbersome.  Below are just a few of the criteria to consider when making a decision.

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Yippy Search Cloud (YSC) to Compete Head-to-Head with Google Cloud

Posted by John Routhier on Nov 17, 2016 11:59:08 AM


Video of YSA vs GSA Comparison

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Topics: Enterprise Search

Yippy, Inc. to Provide Next Generation Cloud, Security and Access Services

Posted by John Routhier on Oct 8, 2016 10:10:00 AM

COVINGTON, La., June 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globalstar, Inc. (NYSE MKT:GSAT), a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data services, announced today that it has awarded a contract to technology company Yippy, Inc. (OTC:YIPI) to provide private cloud data services utilizing Globalstar's satellite network and devices. Globalstar customers will have the ability to more easily gain access to internet connectivity when beyond cellular, making it easier to stay connected, efficiently maintain secure business operations and send and receive critical data.

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