As an authorized Esri business partner and developer, CEDRA has had a close business relationship with Esri since 1987. CEDRA is extremely familiar with developing Esri based application software having worked with Esri software since the very early days of the company. CEDRA staff has developed Esri based software built upon the ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Server platforms. CEDRA software addresses a variety of mapping and engineering applications and is marketed and licensed worldwide. Complementing CEDRA's software development services is its consulting group which specializes in developing, populating and maintaining GIS databases, commonly referred to as data capture and maintenance. CEDRA’s consulting services division is highly specialized in converting existing information (digital and non-digital) into Esri's GIS format. CEDRA also has experience in developing databases for other types of utilities such as electrical, oil and natural gas pipeline facilities.