Esri Geoportal Server is a free, open source product that enables discovery and use of geospatial resources including datasets, rasters, and Web services. It helps organizations manage and publish metadata for their geospatial resources to let users discover and connect to those resources. The Geoportal Server supports standards-based clearinghouse and metadata discovery applications.
With Esri Geoportal Server, you can
Reduce time and redundancy of data production by connecting geospatial data and service producers with consumers.
Maintain data integrity by allowing organizations to easily share the authoritative version of data among its users.
Enable easy search and discovery of existing geospatial data and services by allowing users to create and manage descriptions of their geospatial resources and supporting easy-to-use, sophisticated, data discovery technologies.
Esri Geoportal Server was released under the Apache 2.0 license, which allows developers to freely customize and redistribute the software.