TNR Global of Hadley, MA Forms Strategic Relationship with California-based Lucid Imagination

“This relationship indicates our commitment to Apache Lucene/Solr open source search and other related embedded search applications,” said Michael McIntosh

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Hadley, MA–May 29, 2012— TNR Global announced they are entering into a relationship with California based Lucid Imagination, to help businesses and organizations improve search technology and functionality within their digital infrastructure. As part of the agreement, TNR Global will provide the option of Lucid’s products, training, and support services to their clients.

Partners are selected for their deep technology expertise in web and search application development, and experience in market focus areas.

While TNR will still remain search vendor “neutral” to provide a wide variety of technologies–both open source and commercial—to their clients, the relationship is a bold move in support of open source search.ce in market focus areas.  “This relationship indicates our commitment to Apache Lucene/Solr open source search and other related embedded search applications,” said Michael McIntosh, VP of Search technologies for TNR Global. “We’re excited to have direct access to the core development team for Apache/Solr,” he continued.  “Lucene/Solr has become a mature product and we’re confident in its performance for many applications, large and small.

Lucid’s selection process for this level of relationship is based upon technology focus and expertise.  “Our partners deliver complementary products and services and apply their proven expertise in a variety of industries and technology disciplines to solve even the toughest search application challenges and to implement successful Lucene/Solr projects.”

TNR Global’s executive team attended the Partner Summit at the Lucene Revolution Conference, a technology conference dedicated to the open source search technology built on Apache/Lucene Solr held in Cambridge, Massachusetts to learn about the latest LucidWorks Platform release and to meet the new CEO of Lucid Imagination, Paul Doscher.

“We’ve attended Lucene Revolution conference in May as Gold Sponsors just after solidifying our relationship with Lucid. Further, we have recently published a definitive white paper on the topic of migrating from a commercial search engine to Lucene/Solr. We feel very confident, well positioned, and supported in the marketplace to handle projects of any scope,” said Karen E. Lynn, Director of Business Development for TNR Global.

TNR Global (TNR) is a systems design and integration company focused on enterprise search and cloud computing solutions. TNR develops scalable web-based search solutions focusing on companies and organizations in the following industries: News Sites, Publishing, Web Directories, Information Portals, Web Catalogs, Education, Manufacturing and Distribution, Customer Service, and Life Sciences. For more information, please visit:

About Lucid Imagination

Lucid Imagination is the only company that delivers an enterprise-grade search development platform built on the power of Apache Lucene/Solr open source search. Out of the 35 Core Committers to the Apache Lucene/Solr project, 9 individuals work for Lucid Imagination, making the company the largest supporter of open source search in the industry. Customers include AT&T, Sears, Ford, Verizon, Cisco, Zappos, Raytheon, The Guardian, The Smithsonian Institution,, The Motley Fool, Qualcomm, Taser, eHarmony and many other household names around the world. Lucid Imagination investors include Shasta Ventures, Granite Ventures, Walden International, and In-Q-Tel. Learn more about the company at


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