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ArcGIS Myth busters from SEUC

Posted by Carey Jenkins on Jun 8, 2015 1:28:33 PM

Our ROK team had a great time attending Esri’s Southeast User Conference in the beginning of May--Jason’s talk on Virtualized ArcGIS went well, we got to see a few of our clients, and brought back some good project ideas to work on. We also brought back a few good “myth buster” notes from Esri’s Plenary (hint: the myths are all… myths) that we thought we’d pass along.

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Topics: arcGIS, ArcGIS Hosting, ArcGIS Online, mobile, Mobile Applications, Uncategorized

Client Spotlight - City of North Miami Beach

Posted by Carey Jenkins on Apr 22, 2015 2:19:34 PM

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Topics: Application Development, ArcGIS Hosting, ArcGIS JS API, ArcGIS Server, Cloud, Example Sites, GoMaps, Mobile Applications, Uncategorized

Anti-Aliasing Cache… or not?

Posted by Emma Paz on Apr 17, 2015 10:01:08 AM

If you’ve ever published a map service to the web and noticed that your lines and shapes appear to have taken on a different “dashed” symbology--you may need to adjust your map’s anti-aliasing settings. While this Esri’s Help resources page does a good job explaining the vector rendering differences between the different ArcGIS environments, I wanted to provide a comparison of a couple of the lower-end aliasing settings--to provide an initial “feel” for the trade-offs between speed and quality.

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Topics: arcGIS, ArcGIS Hosting, ArcGIS Server, GIS, Map Cache, Mapping Services, Uncategorized

Esri Partner Conference Wrap Up

Posted by Jay Fowler on Mar 16, 2015 3:38:05 PM

Mike, Jason, and I just returned from a fantastic trip to Palm Springs California. We attended Esri's Partner Conference and want to share some of the notable exciting developments for the ArcGIS© Platform.

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Topics: Application Development, arcGIS, ArcGIS Hosting, ArcGIS JS API, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Server Hosting, ArcSDE, Business Partner, Cloud, Conference, Esri, GeoDatabase, GIS, Infrastructure as a Service, Mapping Services, ROK Technologies, Uncategorized

Going GREEN at ROK!

Posted by Emma Paz on Feb 20, 2015 3:05:18 PM

Let’s face it: we live in a day and age when globalization is a major component and driver of everything we hear, see and do (thanks to science and technology). ROK’s Hosting and Services are no exception. Our Enterprise GIS Solutions are available and scalable for any industry or organization, anywhere around the world.

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Whats New At ROK?

Posted by Jason Harris on Feb 6, 2015 4:14:16 PM

 The holidays are over and things are heating up...

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Topics: Application Development, arcGIS, Cloud, Data, Esri, GeoDatabase, GIS, Misc, Newsletter, ROK Technologies, Uncategorized

Instant Enterprise from ROK - Reduced Administration Time

Posted by Mike Murphy on Nov 25, 2014 3:29:44 PM

If you've read our previous blog posts, you have a good understanding of how ROK’s Cloud-GIS Enterprise provides Better Performance, Peace of Mind, Economic Relief and superb Security & Reliability. Now it’s time find out how it will reduce your administration time.

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Topics: admin, admin time, administration, administration time, arcGIS, ArcSDE, ArcSDE SQL, Citrix, Cloud, Cloud GIS, Data, Esri, GeoDatabase, GIS, GoMaps, Infrastructure as a Service, ROK Technologies, Uncategorized

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

Economic Advantages to the Cloud - Does it Apply to GIS?

Posted by Mike Murphy on Nov 11, 2014 12:46:50 PM

In our webinar, Instant Enterprise For ArcGIS, we talked about the economic advantages to moving to the Cloud. I’d like to discuss this topic in more detail and how it can be applied to GIS. A lot has been written on the advantages of the cloud, but for the purposes of this post I am sticking with what I believe are quantifiable items that address common needs.

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Topics: arcGIS, Cloud, Esri, GIS, Infrastructure as a Service, Mapping Services, Misc, ROK Technologies, Uncategorized

Debugging ArcGIS Server Performance Issues

Posted by Jason Harris on Oct 28, 2014 10:17:12 AM

Well, first the bad news.  There isn't one single cure-all for ArcGIS Server performance issues.  The good news is, with some patience, you can get to the bottom of just about any issue you run into.

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Topics: ArcGIS Hosting, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Server Hosting, ArcGIS Server REST, Mapping Services, Performance, ROK Technologies, Uncategorized

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