Reed Specialist Recruitment

Reed Specialist Recruitment is part of Reed Global, which also includes Europe’s biggest jobsite –; one of the world’s leading Welfare To Work providers – Reed In Partnership; and the UK’s learning provider of the year – Reed Learning.

“The transition to Solr was the latest step in our strategy to develop a truly worldclass search application. We believe it provides a robust architecture that meets our future aims, it will scale economically and is a welcome addition to our existing suite of Open Source systems.”

“Flax were a trusted partner throughout the work, brought significant expertise, and helped ensure we completed the project on time and to budget.”

Philip Pegden, IT Director

Flax built a custom indexer, configuration manager and performance tester and provide 24/7/365 support via their US partners Lucid Imagination. Search response times have dropped from minutes to sub-second. Read more in a detailed case study (PDF).