New partnership will provide OpenGeo Suite support for geospatial users in Spain and Andorra.
New York, New York, November 23, 2010 – Geodata Sistemas, S.L., a leading GIS services company based in Barcelona, Spain has entered a reseller agreement with OpenGeo, a global leader in open source geospatial solutions. The partnership will enable regional access to the OpenGeo Suite, a fully integrated open source geospatial platform. Geodata Sistemas will provide support for the OpenGeo Suite in Spain and Andorra.
Geodata Sistemas specializes in the analysis, management, and edition of georeferenced data, and will assume the first line of support for the OpenGeo Suite in Spain for its local clientele. Guillem Terradas, President of Geodata notes: "This partnership will improve the support we offer our customers, while also facilitating the entry of powerful open source geospatial solutions into Spain."
The OpenGeo Suite is a complete, OGC standards-compliant web mapping platform built on cutting-edge open source geospatial components. These interoperable components, including GeoServer, OpenLayer
Chris Holmes, OpenGeo President, commented, "Our relationship with Geodata will enable the full benefits of the OpenGeo Suite to reach users in Northeastern Spain, while ensuring that they have support from a strong and expert Spanish partner."
OpenGeo is a social enterprise working to build the best web-based geospatial technology. The company brings the best practices of open source software to geospatial organizations around the world by providing enterprises with supported, tested, and integrated open source solutions to build the Geospatial Web. OpenGeo also supports open source communities by employing key developers of PostGIS, GeoServer, and OpenLayers. Since 2002, the company has provided successful consulting services and products to clients like the World Bank, Google, the UK Ordnance Survey, Portland TriMet, MassGIS, Landgate, and the Federal Communications Commission. OpenGeo is the geospatial division of OpenPlans, a New York-based 501(c)(3) non-profit that informs and engages communities through journalism and open source software. All of OpenGeo’s revenue has been and will continue to be re-invested into innovative and useful software in support of the OpenPlans mission.
About Geodata Sistemas
Geodata Sistemas was founded in 1999 to provide GIS services and solutions for territorial management administration. Geodata specializes in the analysis, management, and editing of georeferenced data and is engaged in a wide range of projects, including information management and the development of customized software applications for browsing and publishing territorial information. Geodata solutions are designed to facilitate access to geospatial information for all kind of users, from the technical personnel that manage, plan, and analyze territories to members of the general public who need to perform sporadic queries over database-associated cartography.