Technology integration supports the full lifecycle planning and management of real estate and provides improved business intelligence for competitive positioningBOSTON, Aug. 23 — (PRNewswire) — Manhattan Software, global leaders in computer-aided facility management (CAFM) and integrated workplace management systems (IWMS), announced today that it has become an Esri Gold Tier Partner. Through this partnership, the integration of Esri's geographic information system software (GIS) with the Manhattan Software solution is maximized, enabling advanced analytics and geospatial visualization of facilities information.
Esri GIS and Manhattan CAFM/IWMS are complementary technologies that, when integrated, can be used by both facility managers and corporate real estate professionals to expand and enhance the analysis and reporting of data typically contained in IWMS and CAFM solutions. This integration supports real estate lifecycle planning and management, provides financial business intelligence in strategic 'what if' scenarios, and allows users to analyze and visualize space and occupancy data at levels that include both campus and global scenarios.
By integrating the analytical capabilities of Esri Business Analyst and ArcGIS Server, Manhattan supports a variety of business processes, including:
- Site selection
- Market & customer analysis
- Financial analysis of location-based decisions
- Environmental accounting for real estate projects
- Sustainable reporting, carbon footprint reduction
- Energy cost monitoring
- Visualization of geospatial data
"Manhattan is delighted to partner with Esri and we look forward to working more closely with this amazing company in the months and years ahead," said Manhattan Group Managing Director, Steve Vatidis. "This is a very strategic relationship for our company, particularly in our work with government (federal, state, county and local), corporate, institutional, higher education and retail customers. Being able to offer users of Manhattan and Esri solutions the ability to visualize both exterior and interior data on the built environment and do sophisticated location analysis with Esri's geospatial tools is critical for today's emphasis on business intelligence for competitive positioning. The combination of mapping intelligence with environmental information furthers the capability of the Manhattan Green Real Estate and Asset Technology (GREAT) initiative."
"We are pleased to have Manhattan Software in the Esri Partner Network," said Jack Dangermond, Esri President. "The CAFM and IWMS markets have great growth potential for us and we are excited to bring solutions to customers that leverage the power of Manhattan's real estate and asset technology integrated with Esri's geospatial visualization and analysis."
About Manhattan Software
Manhattan Software is the #1 global full service corporate real estate, facility management, property management and enterprise asset management software company. Manhattan is focused on creating competitive advantage for its clients. Manhattan Software offers two product suites: Manhattan, an Integrated Workplace Management Solution (IWMS) and CenterStone, the leading Computer Aided Facility Management (CAFM) software product. As an integrated suite of products, Manhattan improves clients' performance by enabling seamless management of all aspects of their real estate operations and portfolio. Manhattan is an advanced, web-based real estate lifecycle solution that readily integrates into an organization's existing infrastructure.
For additional information, visit www.manhattansoftware.com.
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