Ghent, Belgium – March 5, 2013 – Geosparc, the company providing business and governments with the best products to build web and cloud based GIS applications, today announced that it has appointed Sofa Logic Inc as it preferred Integration Partner for Canada. The partnership will allow Sofa Logic Inc to promote, sell and service the full product portfolio of Geosparc in the Canadian and US market.
Geomajas is the open source software of choice of governments and business to build, deploy and use web and cloud based GIS applications. The main reasons for selecting Geomajas are the possibility to integrate different data sources in a performing, secure and scalable application, the time saving aspects (buildings a GIS app in days instead of months), ease of deployment via a simple browser, very fast build up of maps (even when multiple users are working on it), strong security features, strong back-office integration and the possibility to integrate advanced business logic. All within a single client-server software framework.
Dirk Frigne, CEO at Geosparc: “We’re very happy to be able to work with Sofa Logic Inc for the development of the Canadian and US markets. Given the importance of the Canadian and US markets for GIS solutions we’re pleased to have found an Integration Partner that will provide local companies – from small business to enterprises and governments, with market proven web GIS technologies and solutions. We have been evaluating several opportunities to represent our company in Canada. Sofa Logic Inc was definitely the best fit with Geosparc.”
Suzi Bonk, CEO at Sofa Logic Inc: “Sofa Logic Inc is excited about the prospects for open-source based GIS solutions, and in particular, the potential that Geosparc offers with its Geomajas product. While Sofa Logic Inc utilizes a variety of GIS solutions in its business intelligence practice, this is the first open-source GIS solution for the company. We are grateful for the opportunity to collaborate and partner with Geosparc in the Canadian and US markets.
Jan Poté, Marketing & Communication Manager Geosparc
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Suzi Bonk, CEO Sofa Logic Inc.
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ABOUT GEOSPARC ( www.geosparc.com)
Geosparc is the company that provides organizations the best products to build Web and Cloud based GIS solutions. Its core product is Geomajas, the open source Web and Cloud GIS development software. Geomajas was built with today’s Internet and Cloud architectures in mind. This truly differentiates Geomajas from other GIS software. The open source model enables Geosparc to use best-of-breed open source technologies and contributions from the open source community to get higher quality software produced more quickly at much lower cost. Geosparc’s goal is to not only provide a product offering but to complement it with professional services and offerings such as service level agreements, commercial & developer licenses, project development and implementation support, consulting services and training services. Geosparc operates via a network of qualified Geomajas Certified Partners.
For more information go to www.geosparc.com
ABOUT SOFALOGIC ( www.sofalogic.com)
Sofa Logic Inc. is a management consultancy firm, and one of the leading geospatial business intelligence companies in Canada. Complementary to the firm’s management consultancy services, the firm enables clients to gain critical insights into their respective markets with superior business analytics. Established in 1999, the company leveraged its management consultancy experience in the technology and venture capital industries into a firm serving corporations in primary industries: agriculture, agri-business, biotechnology, wastewater treatment, manufacturing, and green and clean technologies. The business intelligence practice specializes in aligning locational and organization information with a wide range of socio-economic, demographic, industry and social media data into sophisticated competitive and market intelligence for B2B and B2C clients participating in a wide-range of sectors such as: agriculture, cable and telecommunications, transportation, energy, information technology, retail and entertainment sectors. The firm offers data visualization and reporting, consumer and business behaviour, predictive analytics, geomarketing and trade area analysis, resource allocation, product and service development services.