New office allows company to better deliver geospatial software solutions to one of the region’s largest high technology areas
TOULOUSE, France — (BUSINESS WIRE) — September 26, 2012 — ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) subsidiary Exelis Visual Information Solutions has opened an office in Toulouse, France, as part of the company’s continued geographic expansion to increase its presence in key markets. The expansion will help the company meet the growing worldwide demand for its geospatial software products.
Exelis Visual Information Solutions currently serves the burgeoning geospatial marketplace in France with an office in Paris that provides software and custom services to key industries, including Earth observation, environmental monitoring, and government security. The Toulouse office enables the company to better serve its customers and potential users in the Southwest region of France. The new office makes its high performance geospatial analysis software packages, ENVI, IDL and E3De, more readily available for important applications such as monitoring climate change, natural resource management and ensuring military troop safety.
“Today, Europeans across industries are using geospatial data more than ever to solve relevant, current problems,” said Nick Fernando, managing director, European Operations at Exelis Visual Information Solutions. “Opening an office in Toulouse is a reflection of our strong commitment to the professionals in Europe who benefit from a local presence in support of their critical geographic missions.”
Headquartered in Boulder, Colo., Exelis Visual Information Solutions provides software designed to help professionals across industries and disciplines effectively use geospatial imagery and data to solve complex problems.
About Exelis Visual Information Solutions
Exelis Visual Information Solutions provides desktop, cloud and mobile software solutions to help professionals across industries transform geospatial imagery and complex data into actionable information. The company’s 150,000 customers from more than 80 countries use our custom services and products – ENVI, E3De, IDL and IAS – to quickly and easily visualize, analyze and deliver all types of data and imagery for better, more informed decision making. Combined with classroom and onsite training, best-in-class customer support, and custom consulting, Exelis Visual Information Solutions software products provide leading edge technology to span the imagery workflow, from data ingest to exploitation and delivery. www.exelisvis.com
About ITT Exelis
ITT Exelis is a diversified, top-tier global aerospace, defense and information solutions company with strong positions in enduring and emerging global markets. Exelis is a leader in networked communications, sensing and surveillance, electronic warfare, navigation, air traffic solutions and information systems with growing positions in cyber security, composite aerostructures, logistics and technical services. The company has a 50-year legacy of innovation and technology expertise, partnering with customers worldwide to deliver affordable, mission-critical products and services for managing global threats, conflicts and complexities. Headquartered in McLean, Va., the company employs about 20,500 people and generated 2011 sales of $5.8 billion. www.exelisinc.com
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