City Pursues Open Data, Wider Use of Geospatial Solutions
The City of Edmonton, Canada, has selected Intergraph to provide on-going access to the latest geospatial software and services through a multi-year agreement. Intergraphs North American Site License gives Edmonton a cost-effective means of expanding the citys enterprise geographic information system (GIS).
Through Intergraphs GeoMedia Smart Client, Geospatial SDI and other software, Edmonton can grow its use of enterprise data management, data visualization, 3D analyses, cloud computing and mobile technologies.
"In choosing a site license, the City of Edmonton gains access to Intergraphs complete GIS solution, said Rob Patten, Vice President, Intergraph SG&I Canada. This will help Edmonton further integrate geospatial data into municipal operations, enabling the city to make smarter decisions for planning, assessment, transportation and more.
In addition to providing the city with Intergraphs geospatial software, the site license also gives Edmonton access to a local Intergraph professional services team to aid in planning and implementation. The site license provides a fixed expenditure over the life of the program, leading to cost savings and better financial management.
A leader in enterprise GIS, the city has long promoted open data architectures and the use of geospatial information across departments. The city has been using Intergraph software for more than 10 years to geospatially locate, identify, analyze, track and manage assets.
Edmonton recently implemented a pilot program using combined products from Intergraph and Leica Geosystems, both Hexagon companies. The effort enables city workers in the field to report back on the condition of assets within the citys expansive public park system.
Intergraph is the leading global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on Intergraphs industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data to make processes and infrastructure better, safer and smarter. The companys software and services empower customers to build and operate more efficient plants and ships, create intelligent maps, and protect critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world.
Intergraph operates through two divisions: Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) and Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I). Intergraph PP&M provides enterprise engineering software for the design, construction, operation and data management of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph SG&I provides geospatially powered solutions including ERDAS technologies to the public safety and security, defense and intelligence, government, transportation, photogrammetry, and utilities and communications industries. Intergraph Government Solutions (IGS) is an independent subsidiary for SG&Is U.S. federal business.
Intergraph is part of Hexagon (Nordic exchange: HEXA B; www.hexagon.com), a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualization technologies that enable customers to design, measure and position objects, and process and present data. For more information, visit www.intergraph.com and www.hexagon.com.
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