Birmingham Science Park Aston home to up-and-coming Google rival
Majestic-12 LTD, a company based at Birmingham Science Park Aston that is working towards creation of a World Wide Web search engine, has now found over one trillion unique web pages.
This makes Majestic-12 only the second organisation in the world, behind Google, to publicly announce the 1 trillion web page milestone.
The exact number of web pages found is a staggering 1,026,035,494,521 (one trillion, 26 billion, 35 million, 494 thousand, 5 hundred and 21!).
The Majestic-12 Distributed Search Engine project, founded by Russian born Alex Chudnowski, was created with the aim to create a community driven search engine based on distributed computing model.
Matthew Hidderley, Business Development Manager at Birmingham Science Park Aston said:
“This is an excellent achievement by one of our entrepreneurial technology businesses. This further demonstrates the success the innovative business is enjoying. We look forward to further milestones and continuing to support the development of Majestic-12 through to accessing leading technologists in the university base.”
Commenting on the facilities at Birmingham Science Park Aston, Alex Chudnovsky, Managing Director of Majestic-12 Ltd said:
“The Science Park and neighbouring universities have a range of services to support businesses. We recently attended an Innovation lunch hosted by the Science Park and Aston University which showcased a diverse range of opportunities ranging from innovation vouchers, entrepreneurs for the future programme, knowledge transfer partnerships, student and graduate placements through to tapping directly into talent to drive forward our business.”
Majestic-12 is now working with other Internet technology partners including Wordtracker and SearchDNA.net.
For more details on the project, visit www.majestic12.co.uk.