More than 2,000 value-added resellers, developers, consultants, data providers, and instructors partner with Esri to deliver a variety of value-added services and solutions to the GIS user community worldwide. In each issue of ArcNews, we are proud to highlight a few of these partners and the data, software, and services they provide. For a complete list and description of partners' offerings, visit the Esri Web site (www.esri.com/partners).
Impress Software has been providing solutions to complex integration problems for more than a decade. Its solutions allow integration to be completed with less time and cost compared to custom integration solutions. Impress for GIS is a packaged integration application optimized for bridging SAP with ArcGIS. It automatically links SAP assets with GIS features and keeps the asset information in sync between systems, dramatically reducing data administration costs. By leveraging Impress for GIS, users can easily access and manipulate SAP asset information directly from the map.
MoosePoint Technology, Inc.
www.moosepoint.com and www.geosmart.net
GeoSmart.net by MoosePoint Technology, Inc., is a powerful development environment for enterprise Web GIS. Nonprogrammers can easily create and maintain sophisticated Web applications using the GeoSmart.net Management Portal. Developers can use the software developer kit (SDK) included with the Enterprise Edition to enhance and extend their applications. GeoSmart.net version 6.0 takes enterprise GIS to the next level. New enhancements in this release include the ability to weave together maps from many sources, including ArcIMS, ArcGIS Server, and ArcGIS Online.
fountains spatial, Inc.
Originally founded in 1992 as Applied GIS, Inc., fountains spatial has a proven reputation for delivering high-quality solutions based on geospatial technology. The company specializes in the development and hosting of custom Internet GIS applications using ArcGIS Server and ArcIMS, custom desktop GIS applications using ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Engine, and mobile applications using ArcPad. With a full-time staff of 13 GIS professionals, fountains spatial provides a full range of GIS consulting services.
WorldView Solutions is a full-service GIS consulting firm providing geospatial solutions for federal, state, and local governments, as well as nonprofit clients. WorldView consistently completes projects on time and within budget without sacrificing quality, service, or accuracy. Customer service is the company's top priority, and this commitment to service is reflected by WorldView Solutions' high customer retention rate and frequency of client referrals. WorldView Solutions has created MapsDirect, a custom code base for ArcIMS and ArcGIS Server, featuring streamlined Web mapping interfaces and optimized performance.
Allpoints GIS delivers custom ArcGIS training and curriculum to natural resource, petroleum, and mining customers. It specializes in science-based environments where GIS is often a second language. Courses utilize client data and workflows to better illustrate the use of GIS. Modular design makes it easy to match curriculum to specific audiences and skill levels. Most instruction is at client offices. Allpoints offers GIS and datacentric facilitation services. Recent projects include developing enterprise data policy and procedures, planning data migration, modeling and improving technical workflows, scoping automation requirements, assessing organization readiness, and developing responsive training.