Oct 10, 2002 – Northern Geomantics , developers of custom Web-enabled GIS mapping applications, has entered into a partnership with Metropolis New Media of San Jose CA, providers of specialized GIS-based Internet hosting services.
“We are very pleased to have formed this alliance with Northern Geomantics. NGI’s extensive experience developing web-based GIS applications with ESRI technology, coupled with Metropolis’ Internet infrastructure and comprehensive hosting services for ESRI server products, makes it possible for organizations looking to distribute GIS data and applications on the Internet to implement a custom solution in a timely manner without having to invest in technology infrastructure, development resources and in-house expertise,” said Matt Monahan, president at Metropolis. The NGI/Metropolis partnership offers clients one-stop shopping and a fast, simple, secure solution for Internet mapping application development and hosting. This partnership expands the IMS deployment options for NGI’s clients, and can reduce server management costs, as well. John Armentrout, NGI Vice President, stated, “This alliance offers yet another great benefit for our clients. It allows us to develop more robust Internet applications and deploy them quickly in a consistent environment without our clients needing to invest in expensive hosting infrastructure and software licensing.”