Research and Markets: Global GIS Market in the Utility Industry, 2016: Bentley Systems, Esri, GE Energy & Hexagon Dominate the Industry

DUBLIN — (BUSINESS WIRE) — November 11, 2013Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global GIS Market in the Utility Industry to 2016" report to their offering.

The analysts forecast the Global GIS market in the Utility industry to grow at a CAGR of 10.37 percent over the period 2012-2016.

One of the major drivers in the market is the increased need for a knowledge infrastructure. Several industries in the Utility industry such as Electricity, Gas, and Water rely heavily on the updated data provided by GIS with respect to infrastructure development such as the development of new pipeline facilities. GIS market vendors are providing customized GIS solutions to meet specific industry requirements/applications as several end-users prefer customized GIS solutions to retain their competitiveness in the market.

Customized GIS solutions are cost-effective, and this acts as a driving factor for their increased adoption over regular GIS solutions. Customization helps increase the process efficiency of the industry by providing critical information on network and asset health, and it provides visibility of the industry's workflow and processes. Therefore, the increased focus on providing application-specific GIS solutions is a major trend in the Global GIS market in the Utility industry.

Further, the report states that one of the major challenges in the market is the lack of awareness of GIS technology in developing countries. Most end-users in developing countries are unaware of the advantages of GIS products and the methodologies to utilize and leverage GIS technologies to enhance their process efficiency and their profits.

The key vendors dominating this market space include:

  • Bentley Systems Inc.
  • Esri Inc.
  • GE Energy
  • Hexagon AB.

Key Topics Covered:

01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Introduction

04. Market Research Methodology

05. Scope of the Report

06. Market Landscape

07. Product Segmentation

08. Geographical Segmentation

09. Key Leading Countries

10. Vendor Landscape

11. Buying Criteria

12. Market Growth Drivers

13. Drivers and their Impact

14. Market Challenges

15. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

16. Market Trends

17. Key Vendor Analysis

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