Esri Receives Strong Positive Rating in Leading Analyst Firm's Utility Industry MarketScope Report

May 26, 2011

Redlands, California—Esri received a Strong Positive rating, the highest possible, from Gartner, Inc., the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry. The report, MarketScope for Energy and Utility Geographic Information Systems by Randy Rhodes, was published March 22, 2011.

"Utilities around the world rely on Esri technology and Esri partner solutions for crucial business functions including infrastructure management, emergency response, sustainable development, and risk analysis," said Bill Meehan, Esri's director of utility solutions. "We believe that Gartner's Strong Positive rating affirms our commitment to continue to meet the dynamic and evolving needs of the utility industry."

Esri's ArcGIS technology integrates hardware, software, and data for capturing, managing, analyzing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information. Utility industry users are able to query data and identify relationships, patterns, and trends in the form of interactive maps that can be viewed on the web, from the office, and in the field.

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