Virginia, USA, 20 September 2006: Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) announced on September 20, a business relationship with ESRI, in which SAIC has become a member of ESRI’s Authorized Systems Integrator program. Under this program, SAIC and ESRI intend to jointly develop and market system solutions and services for defense, intelligence and homeland security.
This arrangement will enable SAIC and ESRI to support key customer initiatives involving GIS with a special focus on geospatial- intelligence analysis and production, multi-intelligence data fusion and exploitation, and horizontal integration. SAIC brings a strong innovative focus to ESRI’s Authorized Systems Integrator Program.
“We welcome SAIC into our Authorized Systems Integrator program,” said
Jack Dangermond, president, ESRI. ” ESRI supports the growth of SAIC’s GIS practice which will add key delivery capabilities to a line of products that are already state-of-the-art.”
Under this relationship, SAIC will utilize its lab facilities to develop prototypes and demonstrate the integration of ESRI technology in support of customer missions. ESRI software is already a key component of existing GIS analysis software suites that allow analysts to collect, integrate, visualize and analyze geospatial data, including commercial imagery and standard government cartographic products. These suites provide intelligence to personnel in the field, including warfighters and first responders.
SAIC is based in United States. SAIC engineers and scientists solve complex technical problems in national security, homeland security, energy, the environment, space, telecommunications, health care, and logistics.