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GIS integrates intelligence

Intelligence organizations are challenged to continually deliver the most up-to-date information to decision-makers. Geography provides the context for this data and speeds understanding of all types of intelligence activity. 

GIS supports the intelligence cycle

ArcGIS helps intelligence organizations integrate information at all phases of the intelligence cycle, from collection to dissemination. Location intelligence helps integrate all types of intelligence, including the following:

  • Human intelligence (HUMINT)
  • Signals intelligence (SIGINT)
  • Open source intelligence (OSINT)
  • Geospatial intelligence (GEOINT)
  • All-source intelligence
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Intelligence enterprise integration

ArcGIS is designed to integrate into large, heterogenous, and constantly evolving systems. Esri partners and customers integrate ArcGIS into the systems used in intelligence organizations.

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Open and interoperable

ArcGIS is an open, flexible, and interoperable platform that supports innovation. Esri supports open standards for data, services, and metadata.

Esri's open platform

Security and identity

ArcGIS uses best practices for security across our cloud, enterprise, desktop, and mobile platforms.

Security model

Cloud ready

ArcGIS is a cloud-ready system. Secure and private clouds allow intelligence organizations to modernize and consolidate IT infrastructure. ArcGIS Enterprise is ready for deployment in Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure clouds.

Cloud deployment

Disconnected operations

Multiple deployment patterns are supported with ArcGIS. Information can be provisioned and replicated between these environments to support disconnected, intermittent, and limited bandwidth (DIL) environments.

Enterprise deployment options

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