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Cloud Search Service (CSS)

Cloud Search Service (CSS) is a fully managed, scalable search service that enables you to deploy and run Elasticsearch and Kibana in a matter of minutes. Fully compatible with Elasticsearch APIs, the CSS allows you to build a centralized, observable platform to quickly find root causes, improve application performance, and provide your users with a powerful search experience.

Deploy Elasticsearch and Kibana in minutes with Cloud Search Service in the Open Telekom Cloud.

Reasons for CSS in the Open Telekom Cloud

 Ease of use

Ease of use

Search terabytes of data in milliseconds and visually analyze search results.

Easy operation

Easy operation

Our experts manage Elasticsearch for you and are always at your disposal.



Our services can be expanded at any time – scale your clusters infinitely online.



For highest accessibility we can provide nodes in multiple availability zones.

Key Features of CSS

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Compatible with Elasticsearch APIs

Use open-source Elasticsearch APIs that are fully compatible with ecosystems such as Beats and Kibana.

Various data sources

Various data sources

Access data directly from FTP, OBS, HBase, Kafka, and other sources without writing any code.

Simple operations

Simple operations

Apply for, scale, or restart clusters with just a few clicks.

Custom snapshots

Custom snapshots

Customize snapshots and configure automated schedules.

Use Cases

CSS Elasticsearch clusters are suitable for scenarios such as log analysis and site search.

Log Analysis

You will be able to perform operations and maintenance analyses, troubleshoot IT hardware, and perform operational analyses based on service metrics.

  • Statistical analysis: Over 20 statistical analysis methods and nearly ten analytical dimensions are available.
  • Real-time: As soon as new data is indexed, you get the first insights within seconds.
  • Visualized data: You can choose to display data in multiple ways, including tables, line charts, heat maps or 
    cloud maps.

Site Search

Provide website visitors with search functionalities and online stores so they can easily find content, products, and recommendations.

  • Real-time search: When site content is updated, you can find the content in your search within minutes, if not mere seconds.
  • Categorized statistics: You can apply search filters to sort products by category, complete with statistical breakdowns.
  • Custom highlight style: You can define how search results are highlighted.

New Features

CSS – new version 7.6.2
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CSS – Updating the available flavor 
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Coming soon

Q1/2022 – New Elasticsearch and Kibana version

Find out more

Book now and claim starting credit of EUR 250* (code: 4UOTC250)

24/7 Service
Take advantage of our consulting services!

Our experts will be happy to help you.

We will answer any questions you have regarding testing, booking and usage – free and tailored to your needs. Try it out today!

Hotline: 24 hours a day, seven days a week 

0800 33 04477 from Germany
+800 33 04 47 70 from abroad

* Voucher can be redeemed until December 31, 2022. Please contact us when using the voucher for booking. The discount is only valid for customers with a billing address in Germany and expires two months after conclusion of the contract. The credit is deducted according to the valid list prices as per the service description. Payment of the credit in cash is excluded.

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