Richmond Hill, Ontario and Alava, Spain – December 21, 2006 – Diputacion Foral de Alava (DFA) and Centro de Cálculo de Álava (CCASA), Spain has selected the OnPoint Suite, from Orion Technology Inc., for implementation as their Web-GIS portal. DFA governs the Alava historical territory in the following fields: Agriculture, Social Affairs, Urban Development and the Environment, Public Works and Transport, and Culture. CCASA’s sole purpose is to deliver on the strategic vision for information systems and communication technologies for the provincial government of Alava and related entities.
Diego Ortiz de Barrón, CCASA's Corporate Development GIS Consultant, stated that “The Diputacion Foral de Álava begins a new stage in Corporate GIS development with the help of OnPoint. OnPoint will simplify our processes related to information product generation and delivery, while improving the usability and functionality of our web application."
About Diputación Foral de Álava and Centro de Cálculo de Álava S.A
Alava is the historical territory of the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country with the largest area – 3,037 sq km – and with a population over 304,000. Alava is currently managed by its own local government, Diputación Foral de Alava (DFA), presided by the General Deputy, who is elected by General Councils.
The Centro de Cálculo de Álava S.A.(CCASA) is an information systems consulting department in charge of development of new applications, consultancy of business strategies and information systems, and application of innovative technology for the DFA. CCASA’s main objective is to implement programs and initiatives derived from enhancing computing activity in general, and specifically lending consultation services. CCASA also manages, maintains and supports both software and hardware to the DFA, General Councils, related entities, and any other public entities such as town halls.
To find out more about CCASA and its services, visit www.ccasa.es
About Orion Technology Inc.
Orion Technology Inc., based in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, is a technology consulting and services integration company, specializing in web-GIS. Orion's focus is on helping organizations incorporate spatial technology into all facets of their businesses. Orion’s wealth of knowledge in the GIS domain and top-notch GIS software-development expertise has been showcased with its award-winning flagship product OnPoint. OnPoint is enjoying growing support in the GIS community, both domestically and internationally, as a standard for providing geographic data through intuitive Internet and Intranet web-based user interfaces. OnPoint provides out-of-the-box implementation capabilities, powerful administration tools for customizing and managing the web portal, and unparalleled data-integration features. Orion's easy-to-use Web-GIS products and custom application development services have helped Orion achieve phenomenal success in securing and delivering projects for reputable clients worldwide - from small organizations to entire countries.
To find out more about Orion and its products, visit www.oriongis.com