Positron Public Safety Systems Inc. wins International Partner of the Year award
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Positron Public Safety Systems Inc. wins International Partner of the Year award

March 26, 2009 -- Toronto, ON – ESRI Canada is pleased to announce that Positron received an International Partner of the Year award from ESRI Inc. on Sunday March 22nd at the 2009 ESRI Business Partner Conference in Palm Springs, CA. This award was presented to Positron in recognition of their highly successful GIS-based public safety dispatch solution.

Positron Public Safety Systems Inc. (PPSS), a division of IPC, is a leader in fully integrated public safety solutions for call handling and applications that enable end-to-end dispatching solutions and services. PPSS has more than 20 years experience delivering indispensable applications to the public safety market. With installations throughout the world, PPSS’ global footprint extends from the United States and Canada through Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia-Pacific. Find out more at www.positron911.com.

“This award is going to an organization that has effectively leveraged ESRI technology throughout their leading E911 system,” said Paul Salah, Director, Business Partners, ESRI Canada. “I would like to congratulate Positron on winning this award and thank them for their dedication to the ESRI Business Partner Program”.

ESRI’s International Partner of the Year award is presented to Business Partners in recognition of their outstanding achievements over the past year in the areas of sales, innovative product development and the fostering of ESRI technology into key markets.

Geographic information technology is at the core of PPSS’ dispatch systems. The company currently offers a MapObjects-based solution that brings geospatial power to the aid of Fire, EMS, Police, HAZMAT Spill Response, Emergency Management and other agencies. Later this year, PPSS plans to migrate to ArcGIS Engine which will further standardize their system on ESRI’s geographic information technology platform.

About ESRI Canada

Established in 1984, ESRI Canada is a Canadian owned company specializing in geographic information systems (GIS) solutions. ESRI Canada distributes the world's leading GIS software including solutions from ESRI Inc., Miner and Miner, I.S.M. International Systemap Corp. and Azteca. In order to provide organizations with complete industry-specific solutions ESRI Canada has established an extensive business partner program that includes more than 130 Canadian organizations. ESRI Canada also provides professional services including consulting, training, technical support, and enterprise GIS implementation. ESRI Canada is a leader in providing world-class enterprise GIS solutions for many industries including public works, land management, utilities, defence, public safety, business demographics, education, natural resources and transportation. ESRI Canada has sixteen regional offices across the country, with headquarters in Toronto, Ontario. For more information, please visit http://www.esricanada.com/ or call 1-800-447-9778.

Media Contact:
John Waite
GIS Marketing Specialist
ESRI Canada
T: 416-441-6035 Ext 6375
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