Ready to Use
The software is ready to use with nothing to install or setup. It's software delivered as a service, giving you and your team intuitive tools to create and publish maps and apps on demand. You stay in control of your data, and empower everyone with easy-to-use maps on the web. Watch a short video [03:56].
Reach Your Users
Effortlessly share your maps on blogs, web pages, and web applications, or to Facebook and Twitter.
Apps for Smartphones and Tablets gives you and your organization access to your maps wherever you are, at any time. Or simply use the browser on your mobile device to discover content, collect and report data, and perform GIS analysis. All with no additional work.
Access a rich collection of basemaps, demographic maps, image services, and data. These maps are a great foundation for your work and are created from authoritative content from commercial data providers and the GIS user communities around the world.
Collaboration Made Easy
ArcGIS Online gives you an easy-to-use and intuitive workspace for collaborating with others in your organization. Users can create groups and invite others to work together on projects of common interest. Groups can be either private or public, and group members can share maps, data, and other content with each other efficiently and quickly.
Easily Add Data
Turn your data into useful information by creating content-rich intelligent maps that tell your story. Add your data, create mashups with maps and data shared by other users. Add pop-ups to your map to highlight information including, photos or links to web pages.
Your Data in the Cloud
Turn your data into web-enabled services your whole organization can use. Publish your data as feature services directly from within ArcGIS Online, or as tiled map services using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop. Your published services are hosted in Esri's secure cloud and you maintain all ownership and rights. You can keep your data private within your organization or share it publically for others to use.
Security and Data Ownership
Control who can access your data and maps. Multiple layers of security protect your information from unauthorized access. We constantly monitor and improve our application, systems, and processes to meet the dynamic challenges of security.
A Platform for Building Apps
With ArcGIS APIs and SDKs developers can create web and mobile applications that include sharing and collaboration tools.