A majority of the GIS companies we have profiled previously just offer products and services which stems from their core competencies, or what they do best. Very few of them have actually ventured out into other GIS market based opportunities to explore and tap into new customer bases. Read More
In the world of telecom and cable, differentiation is the name of the game for survival and to win the hearts of new customers. Such is the case with EarthLink. Just this past week, they announced that they plan to differentiate in the marketplace by offering up a new type of Cloud Exchange Service. To do this, EarthLink will be focusing primarily upon creating much more efficient network, bandwidth, and monitoring capabilities.
In today’s business world, it is always great news whenever you can get investors on board to help fund your business or organization. There are many ways to get investor money, ranging from venture capitalists to angel investors to the newest method of procuring funds, known as crowd funding. Obtaining investor money is catching fire across all industries, even in the telecom industry. A prime example of this is a carrier known as “Wave Broadband.” Read More
In a previous blog post, we examined the popularity of the use of drones for GIS based applications. The popularity of them is growing exponentially, especially for mapping and analyzing difficult to reach geographic regions and terrains. Here are some of the recent statistics on the growth of drones in the GIS sector: Read More
This economy has been rough for some telecom and cable carriers. There is also intense competition from within the industry, leading to even more intense pressure upon the various vendors to provide the best levels of customer service as possible. Read More
When one thinks of GIS based technology, the image of satellites, world maps, countries, topographic features, etc., all come to mind. But remember, GIS is a very broad field and can encompass a wide array of topics, as well as technologies.
In the business world, the company name “Oracle” has a very strong prominence. This company is often associated with IT services and products, and rightfully so, because, along with Microsoft, they are one of the pioneers in database development. The company is also known for racing its famous yacht in the boating races down in the Pacific Ocean. Read More
Is there anyone who hasn’t heard of AT&T? This business is probably one of the largest telecom and cable carriers to exist, worldwide. They are also affectionately known as “Ma Bell.” As large as the company is, it is quite obvious they can offer many products and services to their customer base. Just this week, this giant announced they will now be offering new, 1GB fiber based services to over 180 major cities, across 22 states, here in the United States. Read More
One of our previous blog postings examined the effects of the Net Neutrality Rules which were set forth by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Now, it appears that two major telecom carriers, Cogent and Level 3 Communications, have started the first round of disputes in regard to these new rules. Read More
When one thinks about GIS, the images of satellites and Earth based maps first come to mind. However, there is much more to the field of GIS than only this. For instance, it encompasses the study of the Earth’s oceans, all of the land across all seven continents, the atmosphere, and even outer space. But, there is also another area which is a part of GIS, which does not receive much attention. That is Fleet Tracking. Read More
A few years ago, back in 2001, IGN France International was awarded a massive GIS project by the European Union in order to assist the tiny nation of Burkina Faso to update and enhance its national base map infrastructure. The project has now been completed, and this major breakthrough has created 34 GIS topographic maps. Read More
In the past, we have profiled numerous GIS vendors who have developed the latest cutting edge technologies. In today’s blog, we continue with the same theme, with Supergeo Technologies, Inc., a company that was founded back in 2001. They develop highly specialized, GIS based software. Their platforms are offered to customers worldwide (supported in over 100 countries). Read More