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GeoVue selects ESRI ArcGIS Server technology and data to build integrated solutions for commercial business clients

Redlands, USA, 5 February 2007 – ESRI has announced that it has signed an agreement with geoVue, a provider of location optimization tools. ESRI will provide its ArcGIS Server enterprise GIS platform, data, and support to geoVue to develop integrated solutions that capitalize on geographic analysis for multilocation businesses.

The new application combines ESRI’s ArcGIS platform with geoVue Enterprise, a powerful Web services-based platform for retail and franchise site selection, market planning, and sales forecasting. The result is a seamless integration of advanced, powerful geographic analysis, visualization, and data handling capabilities with real-time sales and trade information.

The companies signed formal business agreements in late 2006 and are completing final developments and release strategies. GeoVue plans to begin rollout of the new solution to key customers in the first quarter of 2007.

“We are pleased to work with a world-class company like geoVue,” said Simon Thompson, Director, Commercial Industry Solutions, ESRI. “Franchises and storefront operators, as well as financial organizations, real estate investors, and retailers, will rely on this integrated solution to give them the most comprehensive geographically enabled view of their business data and operational activities available today.”

“GeoVue wanted the best data visualization software possible for any client that has real assets,” explained David Bunten, Vice President, Business Development, geoVue. “That’s why we’re working with ESRI.”

– About geoVue
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