BARAL is a GIS Company, that provides GIS Solutions for Local Governments and Utility Companies in the South West of Germany. Baral is focused on the issues of consulting, service and system support for geographic information systems. The company offers services in consultancy in setting up and using geographic information systems in organizations and companies, staff training, project-based assistance for the acquisition of different geographical information, and the publication of geographic data on the Internet and Intranet. With the application of the AED SICAD for utility companies and land management as well as those of the AED SYNERGIS for municipal administrations and building upon their own applications is Baral market leader in southwestern Germany and is strengthening its position at present in the entire German territory. The basis of all applications is the technology platform ArcGIS from ESRI. This technology provides customers an additional value added by Baral and a high degree of planning security. Baral is a subsidiary of AED-SICAD and belongs to the AED Solution Group. The Company employs about 35 experienced staff members. The employees have a high level of expertise in GIS and have extensive experience in teamwork. This allows a very customer-oriented implementation of GIS solutions. BARAL develops tools and applications for ArcGIS Server based solution.