Partnership Provides an Easy Way for Visual Studio Users to Add Mapping to Their ApplicationsPITTSBURGH, July 11, 2011 — (PRNewswire) — ComponentOne, the leader in developer-productivity tools essential to build enterprise-level applications for the desktop, Web, and mobile devices, has formed a partnership with Esri, the market leader in geographic information system (GIS) technology.
Today, ComponentOne's Director of Business Development Todd Schick announced that ComponentOne's user-interface controls will be powered by Esri's mapping software in the third quarter of 2011.
"By incorporating Esri mapping and GIS technology into ComponentOne's controls for Microsoft Visual Studio, developers will easily be able to incorporate mapping into their applications," said Schick.
The partnership will foster collaborative software development between GIS and IT organizations. "By working together, ComponentOne and Esri can provide businesses with the ability to improve analysis and decision-making by integrating geographic information into their existing workflows," said Josh Lewis, Director Esri Partner Network
"It's very clear that maps are a powerful visualization tool that let users gain new insights into their data. By combining maps with ComponentOne's existing charting, datagrid, and reporting technologies, developers now have a comprehensive toolbox for unmatched data visualization and analysis," said Schick.
ComponentOne is exhibiting at the Esri International User Conference (UC), July 12-14 in San Diego, California. ComponentOne is planning to host a number of activities during the Esri International User Conference, including a prize drawing and complimentary product evaluations at its booth #1011 located in the Exhibition Pavilion.
An innovation leader and premier partner of Microsoft since 1987, ComponentOne has been providing developers, architects, and designers with enterprise solutions. The ComponentOne award-winning flagship product, Studio Enterprise has helped developers to deliver rich, responsive desktop, web, and mobile applications on time and under budget. By partnering with Esri, developers will have the necessary tools to integrate maps into existing (and new) business applications. Visit us at www.componentone.com.
Since 1969, Esri has been giving customers around the world the power to think and plan geographically. The market leader in geographic information system (GIS) technology, Esri software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide including each of the 200 largest cities in the United States, most national governments, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri applications, running on more than one million desktops and thousands of Web and enterprise servers, provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. Esri is the only vendor that provides complete technical solutions for desktop, mobile, server, and Internet platforms. Visit us at esri.com/news.
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