- Empower end users to personalize result sets with sorting
- Visually highlight content that is a “best bet” for a given query
- Create more intuitive navigation by converting keywords into refiners
- Simplify search administration
- Enable end-user control of refinement, sorting, language
- Control property extraction and use in refinement, sorting, and ranking
- Easily administer user content, best bets, and promotion/demotion
Read the main article: Introducing FAST Search for SharePoint: A New Choice in Search.