thunderstone search

An Alternative to Google Search Appliance

The end of Google Search Appliance has left end users looking for a replacement. The Thunderstone Search Appliance offers many features not found in the Google Search Appliance, and at a lower price. See a side-by-side comparison of Thunderstone and Google search appliances for yourself.

Working with Us

Head Start Program

Head Start Program

Simplify the search solution process with our easy three-step program that quickly delivers successful search results.

Request a Demo

Request a Demo

Request a demo for Thunderstone Search Appliance and Parametric Search Appliance today to see the benefits of our website search engines for yourself.

Investment Protection

Investment Protection

All Thunderstone search solutions come with a perpetual license software, the ability to easily scale and penalty-free upgrades.

Search Solutions

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Enterprise and public search made easier

Make enterprise and public search easier with search appliances that deliver flexibility, power and ease of use.

Combine full-text and structured data search applications without programming

A full featured, full text search engine software platform

The only search engine software available with the fully integrated structure of a SQL relational database.

Highly customizable web index and retrieval software

Highly customizable web index and retrieval software

Easily create and deploy a high quality search interface to collections of web documents—no matter where they reside.

index your site

Run on AWS

Preconfigured instance on AWS gets you up and running quickly, with a 30-day free trial period for the software
(infrastructure costs may apply)

download for free

Download Free

Try the best website search engine software on the Web on your own servers



Our team of experts is there for you during implementation and for ongoing support once the solution is in production.

Extras & Add-Ons

Other Useful Scripts including Meta Search Engine & Parser, Fast Adhoc Web Log Statistics Report, Directory Tree and more.

Our customers love our search solutions,
and we love helping them

"You guys are fantastic. I can't think of any vendor that's been as responsive and accommodating. I really appreciate it!"

Gene Quinn, Web Services Manager State of Georgia Department of Corrections

"We love it!!! we had your software up and running in 15 minutes. I am a huge fan already, keep up the good work."

Bill Wasserman, Sr. Programmer/Analyst AORN (Association of periOperative Registered Nurses)

"Thanks so much for the prompt, helpful technical support. I've been doing this for 14 years and it is a rare thing to find (and getting rarer)."

Nicholas Eshelman, Systems Librarian Eastern Connecticut State University