January 24, 2012 -- Los Angeles, CA: Cartifact, a maker of high-end maps and map systems for print, desktop and mobile media, today announced that it has selected MapConnect™ Enterprise map data from BroadMap to help create custom local, metro, regional, and national maps for its commercial and government users as well as consumers. Cartifact’s high-resolution map image files feature rich content and an award winning, signature style palette.
BroadMap, a leading Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data, services and solutions provider, today supplies Cartifact with MapConnect™ Enterprise, the company’s flagship enterprise GIS data platform. Based on industry-leading NAVTEQ map data, BroadMap’s user friendly data platform is optimized for rich map display and superior geocoding functionality right out of the box.
“We are proud to welcome Cartifact to the growing number of our commercial partners who are using MapConnectTM Enterprise,” said BroadMap chief executive officer Daniel Perrone. “Cartifact is a leading source of cartographic technology and expertise and their award-winning maps are widely admired for their beauty and elegant presentation of information.”
Mark Vahrenwald, Cartifact vice president of operations and GIS, said, “MapConnectTM Enterprise is a user friendly GIS platform that delivers the rich content and map display our customers require while being intuitive and easy to use.”
Cartifact specializes in the design and production of high-end maps and map systems for print, desktop and mobile media. Major worldwide companies look to Cartifact to set the industry standard for excellence in cartographic design, mapmaking technology and the communication of location-based information.
Cartifact has designed global map systems for MapQuest, Yahoo! and deCarta, in addition to providing premium map and data integration services for major Real Estate and Financial Services companies including CB Richard Ellis, Cushman & Wakefield, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and Bank of America.
BroadMap serves business and government GIS users through a unique three-prong approach, offering industry-leading geographic data products, GIS services and solutions. BroadMap’s highly regarded technology team brings nearly 300 years of combined mapping experience across multiple industry sectors. BroadMap has established itself as both a community and market leader by providing partners with a single destination to meet all their GIS needs including base map and additional data layers, world-class services in geocoding, mapping, boundary creation and consulting and complete, custom, turnkey GIS solutions. www.broadmap.com