Thunder Data Systems

In The News

TDS Newsclips

As a growing business, we always welcome an opportunity to get word out about our work through the media. We would like to share some of those stories as they happen.

September 20, 2007

The Austin Business Journal ranks Thunder Data as 16th in the top 25 Web Site Designers & Developers in Austin.

June 18, 2007

After sifting through many resumes and conducting multiple interviews, Ross Abel, a UT Fine Arts graduate, is hired as the lead graphic designer.

December 4, 2006

Scott Duff joins Thunder Data as a full time programmer and applications architect after working closely with TDS for over 5 years.

May, 2006

The Westlake High School Girls Lacrosse Team honored Thunder Data for our contribution to their organization and presented us with a plaque. Thunder Data continues to support Westlake Lacrosse in donating their website, hosting, mailing list, and email accounts.

April 28, 2006

The Austin Business Journal discussed and compared online adverstising with paid campaigns against the tried and true yellow page advertising. The Journal turned to our experts and Thunder Data to get feedback and opinions regarding paid sponsored ad campaigns. Read the article, Search Engine Saavy, to learn more.

November 26, 2004

In any city throughout the United States, it is well known that the day after Thanksgiving will rank among the busiest shopping days of the year. In Corpus Christi, the NBC affiliate, KRIS, relayed valuable tips for safe online Christmas shopping. Dawn Green, of Thunder Data Systems, was interviewed about what online shoppers should look out for, website security, and the latest online scams of which to stay clear. The story opened the ten o’clock news segment regarding online shopping scams and tips.

November 1, 2004

The National Forensic League, an 80 year old, nation-wide debate organization, highlighted their newly redesigned website in the November issue of the Rostrum, their monthly magazine. In the website article they touched on each of the sections that we created to make the website more functional.

September 19, 2004

Wireless access for laptops heats up in Corpus Christi. Thunder Data Systems proudly offers wireless access for those enjoying the courtyard outside of our offices at Gaslight Square as well as to those attending neighboring Gaetanos Italian restaurant for business lunches. Read the C.C. Caller Times article to learn more about wireless hot spots around town.

June 13, 2004

Manish Ranade made the final cut at Texas A&M-Kingsville and earned both his M.S. in Electrical Engineering and a permanent spot on the TDS roster. Talented, intelligent and funny, we are thrilled that this guy chose us over other companies. We highlighted the event with a brief in the local paper.

June 2, 2004

In one of our most exciting projects, we designed an on-line program that performed essay test grading for preparation for the Texas based standards exam, Taks Test. Dr. Nancy Drew (yes, her real name!) came to us with her superbly written paper version asking if we could port it over to electronic multiple choice grading. When we told her that we could use an algorithm that would perform essay grading, Nancy was thrilled. The TDS team knew Dr. Drew was onto something when she was featured in the Caller Times Business section exclaiming, “Software Grades Essay”!

May 16, 2004

When the Caller Times called and asked if we were interested in being interviewed for their weekly Sunday business feature, “Leaders In Business”, we answered with a resounding, “Yes!”

April, 2004

One of our clientsOne of our clients, Austin Woods, crafts extraordinary and unique furniture that rivals the quality of the best known furniture makers in the Unites States. Owner Robert Rickard came to us after having his site up for a couple of years with virtually no presence on the Internet through search engines and few requests for information on his services. With our help, he has climbed the search engine rankings and had a positive experience. He shared his web success in a magazine, Woodshop News, which helped to yield us a few calls from around the country from other woodshops looking for similar results.

Another one of our clients, Corpus Christi’s Downtown Management District, highlighted our website development rates for the DMD businesses looking to create a site in their monthly newsletter. They gave our pricing for a single page, three pages and also sites that can be self-maintained with our easy-to-use software. We we glad to see the DMD promoting website marketing and development as a strong need for the growth Corpus Christi’s Downtown area.

CC Downtown Management District

February, 2004

It took us three and half years to move from our startup offices to a beautiful courtyard facing office at the old Gaslight Square complex on Santa Fe. Dusty and Bill Durrill bought the old place and restored it to its 1920’s beauty and opened in grand style with mimes, troubadours and Chamber of Commerce event.

November 12, 2003

When we completed the website for the Downtown Management District, director Norma Urban threw a party for the official web unveiling at Club Oxygen downtown. The Caller Times covered the new website and the event.