RICHMOND HILL, ONTARIO, CANADA and KINGSTON, JAMAICA – November 8, 2006 – Orion Technology Inc. and GeoNet Technology Services announced today that the two companies have entered into a Partnership Agreement to pursue opportunities in the Caribbean market for the OnPoint™ web-GIS suite.
Based out of Kingston, Jamaica, GeoNet provides GIS enabled information technology software solutions for the land management, real estate and utility industries in the Caribbean. GeoNet will resell Orion’s OnPoint™ and provide software implementation services.
“We are very excited about this partnership with Orion as it will allow us to deliver high quality, state-of-the-art solutions to the Caribbean market with rapid implementation and lower cost of ownership, which will optimize the return on investment of our customers. Orion’s web-GIS solution suite has tremendous out of the box capabilities and is flexible, scalable and customizable. Combining our expertise in the land and utility industries with OnPoint™ will ensure that our solutions will significantly improve business operations while still protecting our customers’ investment” stated Garfield Knight, President of GeoNet.
GeoNet’s team of highly trained programming, GIS and engineering experts ideally positions the firm to lead the widespread implementation and adoption of web-GIS throughout the region. GeoNet currently serves a number of government agencies, non-government organizations and private businesses.
”GeoNet is building a strong and technically proficient GIS team to service the Caribbean market. Their robust service offering and knowledge base in web-GIS is an ideal complement to the OnPoint™ solution. OnPoint™ continues to enjoy strong growth as the standard in web-GIS. We look forward to growing our presence in the Caribbean market.” commented Faizal Hasham, Orion’s Director of Sales and Marketing.
About Orion Technology Inc.
Orion Technology, based in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, is a technology consulting and services integration company, specializing in web-GIS. Orion’s focus is on helping organizations incorporate spatial technology into all facets of their businesses. Orion’s wealth of knowledge in the GIS domain and top-notch GIS software-development expertise has been showcased with its award-winning flagship product OnPoint™. OnPoint™ is enjoying growing support in the GIS community, both domestically and internationally, as a standard for providing geographic data through intuitive Internet and Intranet web-based user interfaces. OnPoint™ provides out-of-the-box implementation capabilities, powerful administration tools for customizing and managing the web portal, and unparalleled data-integration features. Orion’s easy-to-use Web-GIS products and custom application development services have helped Orion achieve phenomenal success in securing and delivering projects for reputable clients worldwide – from small organizations to entire countries.
To find out more about Orion and its products, visit www.oriongis.com
About GeoNet Technology Services
GeoNet is a company specializing in the provision of GIS enabled information technology software solutions for the land management, real estate and utility industries in the Caribbean. GeoNet is an advocate for the widespread implementation of GPS and GIS based solutions throughout the Caribbean region serving a number of government agencies, non-government organizations and private businesses. They provide specialist software solutions in Utility Applications such as Automated Mapping and Facilities Management Systems, GIS Systems development and Data Conversion and Land Registration and Document Management Systems. Cooperative agreements with worldwide technology providers support real innovation in product and solutions delivery.
To find out more about GeoNet and its services, visit www.geonett.com