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4 Surprising Ways Web Map Services Can Encourage Collaboration

Posted by Jason Harris on Jun 9, 2016 12:02:30 PM


Web map services are quickly becoming central to many industries interested in collaboration with a greater community. From municipal development projects and utility maintenance, to resource management and useful maps for outdoorsmen, web map services are crucial to creating a sense of community in that they offer an ease of data collection and storage across many platforms and from anywhere. If you are looking for the many benefits that exist in leveraging web map services, here are just a few to begin considering.

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Topics: ArcGIS Online, Cloud, Cloud Computing, Collaboration, opensource, web map service

A Fresh Look at IT Infrastructure for Government

Posted by Jason Harris on Apr 27, 2016 1:27:27 PM

We are all aware that the government is not only in need of an IT infrastructure overhaul in many of its departments, but also that they are now actively seeking it. This will give civilian experts nationwide the chance to consider scaling up their solutions for the fed. IT infrastructure for government is a hot topic in the tech world and a feasible collaboration for companies who can accommodate a range of solutions for the all-encompassing infrastructure paradigm. Cloud computing is an aspect of IT infrastructure for the government that is of particular interest as it would alleviate many of their challenges with one integrated solution. It requires a partnership with some form of IT entity or cloud provider, which can have other benefits as well.

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Topics: ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Server Hosting, Cloud, Cloud Computing, Collaboration, GIS, Infrastructure, Infrastructure as a Service, IT, Legacy Systems, mapping, networks

Desktop Virtualization is the Way of the Future: 3 Reasons to Convert Now

Posted by Jay Fowler on Apr 7, 2016 1:27:14 PM

ThinkstockPhotos-478450750.jpgDesktop Virtualization is quickly becoming the norm for organizations of all kinds who are looking for more flexibility with their data and desktop applications. The advent of cloud computing has made desktop virtualization available to everyone while saving them the hassle of upgrading local systems. If you want to hire remote employees, upgrade your security or make the move to the flexible and cost effective cloud, it’s time to start thinking about desktop virtualization as a great option. Don’t let the age of cloud computing and desktop virtualization pass you by!
3 Reasons for Desktop Virtualization

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Topics: Cloud, Cloud Computing, remote access, Security, virtual desktop, Virtualization

4 Ways Mobile Cloud Computing is Enabling GIS in the Field

Posted by Emma Paz on Dec 29, 2015 9:18:58 AM

Mobile cloud computing affects our everyday lives in more ways than we even realize. We depend on mobile devices to perform tasks from basic communication to downright complicated professional operations like taking payments or collecting data. In the world of GIS mobile cloud computing has completely changed the way data is collected in the field, which not only expedites the process, but ensure we can make the most accurate maps.

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Topics: Cloud, Cloud Computing, Data, data collection, mobile, solutions

Security and Reliability in a Cloud GIS

Posted by Mike Murphy on Nov 18, 2014 9:52:17 AM

When asked, many individuals can rattle off a number of good reasons to store and access data, files, images, and even software in the cloud. However, I feel that security and reliability is rarely the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about cloud computing.

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Topics: arcGIS, Cloud, Cloud Computing, Cloud GIS, Cloud Reliability, Cloud Security, Data, Esri, GIS, Infrastructure as a Service, Reliability, ROK Technologies, SaaS, Security, Security and Reliability, Security and Reliability Cloud, Software Virtualization, Uncategorized

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