There is no doubt that the United States economy is actually in pretty good shape. For example, unemployment is at record lows and, despite the recent volatility in the financial markets and the looming threat of recession in China, on the whole, companies are expanding their products and services. This is even true in the telecom sector. Read More
In our past blog postings, we’ve profiled a number of GIS companies offering many types and kinds of services and products to their customers. For example, many of them have tools, such as satellites, which can take the most robust pictures of specific landmarks with the greatest of clarity. Other business entities make use of UAV machinery to fly a few miles above the clouds to capture even more remote and desolate images. Others offer Cloud based services which can host greatly detailed maps and other landmark based photographs. Read More
In some of our previous blog postings, we examined a number of key players in the telecom industry. Some of these players have included the likes of Verizon, AT&T, and other telecom giants located on both the East and West Coasts. Read More
The world of GIS has become a lot more sophisticated and complex than one might think. For example, it is much more than simply taking pictures and snapshots of various landmarks and landscapes. It now involves the use of drone based technology, satellites taking extremely detailed pictures of the topography of the earth, and even determining the geologic impacts of land formations. Not only this, but the IT infrastructure used for creating and developing applications in this regard has become extremely sophisticated, as well. Read More
EuroGeographics is one of the largest GIS based business entities in the entire European Union. It was founded back in 2002, as result of the merger between the Comitée Européen des Responsables de la Cartographie Officielle (CERCO) and the Comitée Européen des Responsables de la Cartographie Officielle (CERCO). Read More
One of the facts of everyday life is that we will always receive telephone calls and spam e-mails from companies wanting to sell us their products and services. Of course, there is nothing wrong with that. However, when it becomes an annoyance and happens on repeated occasions, it can be a huge problem. Thank goodness for technology. Due to technology, we can easily send solicitation e-mails directly to our spam folder and we can even divert those pesky phone calls by adding our phone numbers to the “Do Not Call List,” which is directly supported by the Federal Government. Read More
In today’s business world, it appears that cyber attacks and other forms of security related threats have become the norm. In fact, it has become to be a game of cat and mouse. Just as quickly as vendors release the latest software patches, hackers are creating and launching stealthier and more covert attacks. In some cases, the hackers seem to be one step ahead. The reality is that, in the end, no industry is immune to these threats, including the telecom sector. Read More
With stock and other financial markets reaching new highs and with unemployment at its lowest levels since the global recession of the last decade, the American consumer now has much more disposable income and spending power. One of the best places to spend this extra cash is at the mall, especially during these hot summer months. At the mall, one can find great bargains while enjoying a favorite dessert or ice cream.
Whenever a new product or service is released by a new vendor, especially if it comes from a large company like Microsoft, the impact, whether negative or positive, is immediately felt by both new and existing customers. Such is the case in the telecom and cable industries. Just as in the software industry, there are only a few giants that have a monopolistic control over this particular market, especially when it comes to pricing for Internet based services. Read More
Do you remember the days of yesteryear when, in order to get from Point A to Point B, you had to actually call someone to get driving directions and write it down on a piece of paper? If you happened to get lost en route you had to actually stop somewhere, usually a gas station or a restaurant, to reconfirm or get new directions? Read More
In today’s blog, we continue looking at some of the leading GIS companies that have established a strong foothold in the marketplace. One such business entity is known as Supergeo Technologies, Inc. This entity was founded in 2001, and currently provides a GIS software product line which is being used by clients in more than 100 countries. Read More
Today, Level 3 Communications is probably one of the largest telecom giants, not only here in the United States, but worldwide. This business entity has a long history, as it was founded in 1985. Its current corporate headquarters are located at Broomfield, Colorado, and, at the present time, it employs over 13,500 personnel.