Commercially Supported Instance of QGIS 2.8.2 Available with Custom Plugins for Superior Usability and Cost-Effectiveness Aimed at Enterprise Users
New York, NY & Washington, DC – June 17, 2015 — Boundless, the leading provider of open source geospatial software and services, today announced support and interoperability of QGIS 2.8.2 with OpenGeo Suite 4.6, the most recent version of its powerful enterprise geospatial software platform.
QGIS 2.8.2 is the newest version of the leading open source geospatial information services (GIS) desktop application. Boundless commercially supports and packages QGIS as part of OpenGeo Suite 4.6, the latest version of Boundless’ leading open source geospatial software stack, powering web, mobile, and desktop maps and applications across organizations large and small. With this release, Boundless certifies interoperability between QGIS 2.8.2 and OpenGeo Suite 4.6 and extends commercial support for the interoperability to all OpenGeo Suite Enterprise customers.
In addition, Boundless announced the availability of several new custom QGIS plugins for Enterprise customers, designed to enhance the usability and functionality of QGIS. This release includes:
- MGRS-Tools, which adds support for using Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) coordinates when working with a QGIS map
- WebApp Builder, which enables QGIS users to easily build web-based applications
QGIS and OpenGeo Suite Enterprise from Boundless provide open source geospatial software designed for cost-sensitive users who still have advanced mapping and deployment requirements. Organizations with complex Enterprise needs should no longer feel locked in to proprietary software with significant license costs in order to accomplish sophisticated projects.
“Boundless is pleased to extend our support of QGIS as part of our commitment to making geospatial software available and easy to use for all,” noted Ann Johnson, Boundless CEO. “Every day we see more and more evidence of QGIS’s growing footprint, so we remain focused on meeting the demands of our customer base.”
Boundless offers a host of service packages and trainings to help customers and free users get the most from QGIS and their OpenGeo Suite deployment. Boundless also supports a variety of deployment options, including on-premise and cloud environments such as AWS and Microsoft Azure.
Boundless will be discussing QGIS and OpenGeo Suite at GEOINT 2015 (www.geoint2015.com) at Booth 2094, from June 22-25.
About OpenGeo Suite
OpenGeo Suite is a complete spatial platform for managing data and building maps and applications across web browsers, desktops, and mobile devices. Built on leading open source geospatial software — including PostGIS, GeoServer, OpenLayers, and QGIS — OpenGeo Suite has a robust and flexible architecture that enables organizations to reliably manage and publish spatial data.
Boundless develops and supports powerful software for enterprise Spatial IT applications. Boundless provides platforms for managing data and building maps and applications designed for bringing spatial information into modern workflows. The experts at Boundless reduce the cost and time of deploying and managing spatial software with packaging, support, maintenance, professional services, and expert training. Learn more at boundlessgeo.com.