Thunderstone Software to Exhibit at the AIIM International Exposition & Conference -- The Future of Information Management, March 3 - 6, 2008

CEO of Enterprise Search Pioneer to Speak on “Bringing Together BI and Serach”

CLEVELAND, OH – February 28, 2008 – Thunderstone Software LLC (, a long-time industry R&D leader in providing extremely robust search solutions for businesses, NGOs, governments and educational institutions, will participate as an exhibitor (Booth 2159) at the AIIM International Exposition & Conference at the Boston Convention & Exposition Center, March 3-6, 2008.

Thunderstone’s CEO John Turnbull and Ariba, Inc.’s Lead Knowledge Architect Derek Matthews will also co-present a conference session (BUI03) with many practical insights related to how Ariba created an enterprise-wide knowledge management system that uses Thunderstone’s Texis RDBMS as its search solution.

Who: John Turnbull (Thunderstone’s CEO) and Derek Matthews (Ariba’s Lead Knowledge Architect)
What: “Enhance Search Capabilities with Structured Data: Bringing Together Business Intelligence and Search”
When: Tuesday, March 4th, 2008; 4:30 p.m. - 5:20 p.m.
Where: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Boston, MA (
Why: AIIM International Exposition & Conference (

AIIM exhibition visitors to Booth 2159 will have an opportunity to learn more about Thunderstone’s entire line of enterprise search products, including:

  • TEXIS — Thunderstone’s Texis is the only search engine developed from the ground up as a fully integrated SQL RDBMS optimized for full-text search, and it’s the only relational database that can store and search text documents of unlimited size within standard database tables.
  • THUNDERSTONE PARAMETRIC SEARCH APPLIANCE — The Thunderstone Parametric Search Appliance provides standard SQL data retrieval and full-text key word searches combined with a user-selected filter on up to 50 data fields.
  • WEBINATOR — The Webinator Web Index & Retrieval System allows a website administrator to easily create and provide a high quality retrieval interface to collections of HTML documents.
  • THUNDERSTONE SEARCH APPLIANCE — The Thunderstone Search Appliance delivers a “plug-and-play” search solution that offers an attractive choice of perpetual licensing options and underlying functionality simply unmatched by any competitor in the marketplace.

The AIIM International Exposition & Conference is the world’s largest and oldest educational conference and exposition. The exposition and conference attracts business professionals and executive management seeking the latest technologies to capture, manage, share, and store documents and digital content to support business processes, comply with governmental regulations, drive down costs and gain the competitive advantage.

About Ariba, Inc.
Ariba, Inc. (>a href=""> is the leading provider of spend management solutions to help companies realize rapid and sustainable bottom line results. Successful companies around the world in every industry use Ariba Spend Management™ software and services. Ariba can be contacted in the U.S. at +1 650 390 1000.

Since 1976 FOSE ( has been in the forefront of the government technology revolution, contributing to many technological and creative developments that have helped shape public and private sector initiatives. FOSE remains the premier meeting and solutions marketplace for government technology and program management professionals.

Featuring groundbreaking education, smart solutions and unparalleled networking events and programs, FOSE brings together an audience that shares a passion for computing and technology. FOSE is produced by 1105 Media, Inc. (, which publishes Federal Computer Week, Government Computer News, Government Health IT, Defense Systems and Washington Technology.

About Thunderstone
Thunderstone Software LLC ( pioneered simultaneous searching of both structured and unstructured data with the Texis relational database optimized for full-text search. Since 1981 Thunderstone has continued to develop its global reputation as provider of the world’s most powerful, scalable and flexible enterprise search solutions.

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