Abaco and Optisage enter into partnership for the Far East market
Mantova, Italy, August 12, 2008 --- Abaco Srl, leader in the research and development of GIS tools and applications, and Optisage Technology Sdn Bhd, specializing in creation of innovative web-based GIS software systems, today has entered a partnership to serve the Far East market, with focus on Malaysia, Buthan, Thailand, and Vietnam, among other countries.
This partnership will exploit the best combination of benefits for the three key business elements: Client, Optisage and Abaco, in order to improve the service level and visibility, to shorten the time-to-market of GIS solutions, to reduce the risk through Abaco’s proven technology, and to drive fast integration and implementation of GIS applications.
Optisage will market and develop its solutions using the full set of Abaco’s technology components, like DbMAP ASJ and DbMAP Web 3D, and the new integrated Territory and Resource Planning (TRP) framework, a Land Management Information System under the name of “SITI Project”, which provides a comprehensive solution for complex and mission-critical GIS-based information systems.
The partnership will certainly benefit Optisage to be emergence as more versatile GIS player, for dynamic and vibrant ASEAN market. Optisage believes Abaco’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) expertise can be applied to numerous projects led in Malaysia context, which might not be aware of the innovations brought by such technologies, where these tools will make a real difference to people lives.
“We are always looking for solution partners who can help us bring value to our client’s business operations. Abaco’s innovative product suite in 2D & 3D GIS achievement, combined with the company’s approach towards customer satisfaction is an excellent addition to our solution offerings”, said Johnson Lai, Director Of Business Development, “GIS is an area where needs and relevance are expanding extraordinarily and together we can deliver the very best in GIS and this partnership offers strong support for our business in this part of world".
The underlying Abaco’s technology is well known for it’s complete openness towards all the major standards of GIS Data, from Rasters to ESRI ShapeFiles, from WMS sources to Pictometry, allowing to have the best-of-breed tools to manage existing data; plus it supports the standard interchange formats of cadastres, allowing to quickly create new interfaces for upcoming formats.
Optisage is a Malaysian based Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and software development firm, specializing in the creation of innovative web-based software tools to enhance decision-making processes. Optisage has years of experience working with small and large municipalities across the country, as well as non-profit organizations, foundations, and corporations, and has developed numerous flexible solutions to help organizations answer complex community-based questions while improving their business processes.
Abaco Srl is the developer of DbCAD, one of the most used CAD drawing viewers in the world, and is one of the leaders in the research and development of GIS tools and applications based on multiple geospatial data sources, among which Oracle Spatial and Oracle Locator, taking advantage also from the new Oracle 11g 3D data types.
With the latest version of its DbMAP Developer Kit, Abaco’s tools allow to start from almost any bi-dimensional GIS data source to project and publish on the web extremely professional web applications, which, adding a few other information like Digital Terrain Models, become in matter of minutes, fully usable 3D “fly-over” solutions.
The complete DbMAP Suite is compliant to the OGC (Open GIS Consortium) standards and compatible with all the most common platforms like Windows, MacOS, Linux and the operating systems for handheld and pocket PC; the web components of DbMAP ASJ are usable with any internet browser without installation or additional plug-in; DbMAP Web 3D Flyer requires Macromedia Shockwave Player; and the server components (requiring Java 1.4 or later) are compatible with the most common Web Servers and J2EE Containers like Oracle AS, Tomcat, IBM Websphere. SITI Project is a standard J2EE application using a spatial-enabled backend database.
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