The innovative Big Data commercial delivery system for customized, multi-layered forecasting data showcased this week at 2015 Esri User Conference.STATE COLLEGE, Pa., July 22, 2015 — (PRNewswire) — AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced the revolutionary commercial weather portal which provides a customizable interface for clients to merge powerful, geographic information systems-integrated (GIS-integrated) weather components in one easy view for enhanced access to powerful business intelligence and situational awareness in decision making. As the gold standard in weather forecasting with Superior Accuracy™, AccuWeather is the number one supplier of customized, pinpoint weather warnings to large enterprises, as well as a vital information source for worldwide weather forecasts, data, and meteorological consulting services. AccuWeather now offers these unparalleled services through one proprietary, centralized point of access for enterprises.
Yesterday, at the 2015 Esri User Conference, AccuWeather Founder, President, and Chairman Dr. Joel N. Myers presented the Weather Track Keynote where he highlighted the dramatic transformational changes driven by Big Data, discussing the challenges and opportunities of Big Data in the age of transformative innovation and examples of how enterprises are integrating multiple sources of weather data to create valuable customized data outputs for their global locations and needs. Myers also provided insights on how AccuWeather is helping enterprises handle Big Data effectively with the ground-breaking AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions portal.
"Our new portal is a testament to the innovation and dedication AccuWeather brings to providing the most timely, most localized, and most accurate forecasting products that solve clients' challenges with intelligent solutions," said Casey McGeever, Chief Commercial Officer of AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions. "The portal allows users to see all critical weather information, so enterprise users can access hundreds of forecasting elements side-by-side in a way that gives them the best, seamless, and fully integrated view into factors that impact their business."
AccuWeather's innovative portal provides fast, easy access to the information most useful to each commercial client, all while being highly customized to summarize the most valuable information, with links to complete details. The dashboard provides the option to monitor multiple locations for severe weather on one screen, allowing businesses to have the most accurate situational awareness for numerous sites. This comprehensive view allows for better understanding of the weather's complete impact and ensures safety and continuity while containing costs. More than half of AccuWeather's commercial clients have multiple locations monitored by AccuWeather's expert meteorologists. AccuWeather's portal is compatible with all computers, mobile devices, screen sizes, and browsers and is highly configurable to support all industries and professions.
AccuWeather's weather intelligence portal, integrated with Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri) mapping technology, creates a unique, best-in-class enterprise-wide solution that moves beyond traditional mapping to protect people, property, and profits. The customizable landing page provides access to custom weather information including:
- Warnings and alerts for extreme weather.
- Forecasts with Superior Accuracy™ including the unique AccuWeather MinuteCast®, 45-day forecast, and hour-by-hour forecast.
- Over 300 maps and forecast models.
- Video and text forecasts and commentary from leading meteorological experts.
- Interactive maps with 8 unique layers and 27 sublayers.
- Customizable, site-specific SkyGuard® Warnings.
Visit AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions booth #411 at the 2015 Esri User Conference in the San Diego Convention Center for an exclusive live portal demonstration.
About AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions, Inc.
Serving over 240 of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands more, AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions – the commercial weather services division of AccuWeather, Inc. – delivers mission-critical, weather-driven enterprise solutions to assist businesses, government, media, and institutions, protecting people, property, and profits worldwide. AccuWeather enterprise products and services include the most accurate, site-specific, and customized severe weather warnings, short- and long-range forecasts, legal forensics, and weather-triggered analytics, providing actionable insights from the world's largest weather media company.
Visit www.AccuWeather.com/EnterpriseSolutions for more information.
About AccuWeather, Inc. and AccuWeather.com
Every day over a billion people worldwide rely on AccuWeather to help them plan their lives, protect their businesses, and get more from their day. AccuWeather provides hourly and Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy™ with customized content and engaging video presentations available on smart phones, tablets, free wired and mobile Internet sites via AccuWeather.com, connected TVs, and Internet appliances, as well as via radio, television, newspapers and the new AccuWeather Network cable channel. Established in 1962 by Founder, President, and Chairman Dr. Joel N. Myers – a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society who was recognized as one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur Magazine's Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs – AccuWeather also delivers a wide range of highly-customized enterprise solutions to media, business, government, and institutions, as well as news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites. AccuWeather's CEO, Barry Lee Myers, is an award winning leader in global weather information issues and one of the world's most recognized advocates for cooperative relationships between government weather agencies and the weather industry. He is a leader in the digital weather information space.
Visit www.AccuWeather.com for additional information.
For more information contact:
Justin Roberti / 814.235.8756 / Email Contact
AccuWeather, Inc. / 385 Science Park Road / State College, PA 16803
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