As of 2013, Gigablast is one of the remaining four search engines in the United States that maintains its own searchable index of over a billion pages.
Founded in 2000, Matt Wells created Gigablast to index up to 200 Billion pages
with the least amount of hardware possible. Gigablast provides large-scale,
high-performance, real-time information retrieval technology for partner
sites. The company offers a variety of features including topic generation
and the ability to index multiple document formats. This search delivery
mechanism gives a partner "turn key" search capability and
the capacity to instantly offer search at maximum scalability with minimum
Clients range from NASDAQ 100 listed corporations to boutique
Matt Wells is currently the sole maintainer and programmer of Gigablast and is open for consulting work. Contact for more information.